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Bowdoin Library Offers Feast of Old Cookery Books in New Exhibit (Portland Press Herald/ Bangor Daily News)
Writer Meredith Goad for the Portland Press Herald finds much to be excited about in Bowdoin’s new collection of antique cookery books that were printed between 1772 and the 1960s. The 700 books in the Esta Kramer Collection of American Cookery, donated to the George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives in the […]
Rudalevige: Key Questions Supreme Court Must Consider on Obama’s Immigration initiative (Monkey Cage blog)
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case assessing the legality of the immigration initiatives announced by President Obama in November 2014. Obama wants to make it easier for as many as 5.5 million people living in the US illegally to stay and work. Does immigration law give him the power to do this? […]
Featuring in an article by U.S. News and World Report, Bowdoin’s Thomas Brackett Reed Professor of Government Andrew Rudalevige says gun lobbyists fear President Obama’s executive action on firearms ownership is an attack on their domestic freedoms. Such is the deep dislike that conservatives have for the president, he says, that even Obama’s “modest” gun control […]
Bowdoin’s Rudalevige joins other political commentators to analyze President Obama’s possible legacy
The Boston Globe pays tribute to its longtime chess columnist Harold Dondis ’43, who died of a heart attack December 10, 2015, while playing the game he loved at the Boylston Chess Club in Cambridge. Dondis was 93. A lawyer associated with the Boston firm Rich May for 70 years, Dondis was an avid chess […]
Alex Katz’s portrait of his friend, poet and dance critic Edwin Denby, part of the Bowdoin Museum of Art collection, is highlighted in the Boston Globe.
To hear from students, staff and faculty about the role of anonymous speech at Bowdoin and more widely in the world, the McKeen Center for the Common Good held a conversation last Friday about whether postulating without outing oneself has a place in civil discourse. Professor of Anthropology Sarah Dickey and Assistant Professor of Government and Legal Studies Jeff Selinger moderated the discussion.