Arts and Culture
Shende says his new work is in part inspired by “the rising level of xenophobia and anti-immigrant rhetoric in our recent political discourse. Such rhetoric strikes me as being deeply un-American.”
The sympomsium Network@1800: New Directions in German and European Cultural Studies brings together twenty-two scholars from across the US, Canada, and Germany to discuss new ways of looking at European cultural history in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It’s being held April 6-8, 2017, with an opening lecture April 5. With funding from Bowdoin, the Federal Republic of Germany through the German […]
As a Spring 2017 Marvin Bileck Printmaking Project Visiting Artist, Diessner recently spent some time on campus, where she shared her insights with students, gave a presentation to the Bowdoin community, and exhibited her work in the Edwards Main Gallery.
The exhibition, which the students themselves have researched and curated, involved close collaboration with the George J. Mitchell Department of Special Colletions & Archives.
Whether you’re talking music or cuisine, music professor Shende says the phrase “East meets West” is over-used, with the “Eastern” ingredient often just a superficial offering. But with his latest composition, Shende aims for true structural integration of Indian classical music with western musical tradition.
Alison Cooper describes how Rome’s richly symbolic history makes it the perfect setting for a gory twenty-first-century horror movie.
Students from Alison Miller’s Japanese Print Culture seminar took a day trip to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts on Dec. 9 to see Japanese prints that are not available to wide public viewing.
Curator Joachim Homann says the legend of Saint Anthony, the fourth century hermit and visionary, provides “a platform for artists to come to terms with the possibilities of their art.”