As part of German Week at Bowdoin, Harvard history professor Alison Frank Johnson explained how cocaine’s slide into infamy was a global process that illustrates the complicated relationship between the German and Austrian Empires.
This week Bowdoin presents the World Cinema Film Festival, drawing upon contemporary films from across the globe and international cinema expertise from across the campus.
Three Bowdoin seniors, Kacey Berry, Jacob Blum and Emma Cutler, have received Fulbright Fellowships to support their research next year in Germany, Italy and Sri Lanka, respectively.
This year, Bowdoin’s German department has announced that three students have received fellowships to study or work in Germany or Austria next year.
Lincoln Pac, of the University of Colorado, Denver has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship to study public health in Uganda, the United States Department of State announced recently.
Three seniors have earned Fulbright Scholarships, which provide funding for study or teaching abroad for one year to promote cross-cultural interaction and increase mutual understanding between people of the U.S. and other countries through educational and cultural exchange.
This profile originally appeared in the Summer 2011 issue of Bowdoin magazine. Hometown: Wayland, Mass. Bowdoin major: German (with a minor in Chemistry) Title: Founder & CEO, MassChallenge Inc. Website: www.masschallenge.org
Four Bowdoin faculty members were elected to emeritus status during the May 12-14, 2011, meeting of the Bowdoin College Board of Trustees. Helen Cafferty was elected William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of German and the Humanities Emerita; John Turner was elected Professor of Romance Languages Emeritus; David Vail was elected Adams-Catlin Professor of Economics Emeritus; and June A. Vail […]
Bowdoin College’s 15th annual Honors Day ceremony to recognize publicly the college-wide academic and extracurricular achievements of Bowdoin students and faculty was held May 11 in Kanbar Auditorium, Studzinski Recital Hall. Assistant Professor of German Jill S. Smith, recipient of the 2010 Sydney B. Karofsky Prize for Junior Faculty, gave a talk titled “Honor Among Thieves?” […]
Professor of German Steven Cerf delivers a highly moving Common Hour Lecture titled, “Hearing My Grandparents’ Voices: Their Letters Before Deportation,” which traces his grandparents’ failed attempts to escape Nazi Germany in the years before their transport to a death camp. Listen to the podcast. Cerf, who has taught at Bowdoin for 40 years, has […]