Since the Nyhus grant program was founded in 2006, the department has disbursed $33,450 to students working on a wide range of independent studies and honors projects.
Professor Dubois’s upcoming Golz lecture, “Democracy at the Roots: Understanding Haiti’s Political Culture,” will be one of the select events that Bowdoin College will stream live to the world. The lecture explores the intertwined legacies of the Haitian Revolution on political thought and practice in the country.
Don J. Wyatt, Middlebury College’s John M. McCardell Jr. Distinguished Professor, is to deliver the Kemp Symposium keynote address, “The Spear and Shield of Knowledge: Scientific Transference and Cultural Obstruction Between China and the West,” at 7:30 p.m., April 17, 2014.
The Kemp Symposium, “Visions of Reality: Science and Other Means of Seeking Knowledge,” brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars to examine the diverse means of creating technical knowledge before and after the birth of modern science.