Volume CXXXIII, Number 5
October 10, 2003
THIS WEEK ON CAMPUS...
Student performances featuring a cappella singing by Ursus Versus,
Miscellania, BOCA, and the Meddibempsters, dance performances
by VAGUE and Anokha, and spoken word by Poeting.
Morrell Gym, 12:30 p.m.
Sarah and James Bowdoin Day Exercises
All are welcome to this celebration of student scholarly achievement.
The ceremony will feature a keynote address by Dr. Drew Gilpin
Faust, Dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard
University and student speaker Katherin Adikes '04.
Morrell Gym, 4 p.m.
The BFS presents the winner of the 2003 Academy Award for best
animated feature film.
Sills Hall, Smith Auditorium, 7 p.m.
Dessert at the College Houses!
Enjoy some hot cider and cookies at your affiliate college house.
Comedians Jeff Ross and Andy Campbell
Jeff Ross, one of the most versatile talents working in the comedy
business today, will perform his stand-up with special opening
guest Andy Campbell. Tickets are $5 with a Bowdoin ID at Smith
Union info desk.
Morrell Gym, 8:30 p.m.
Open Discussion with President Barry Mills
President Mills along with Dean for Academic Affairs Craig A.
McEwen and Dean of Student Affairs Craig W. Bradley will lead
a discussion concerning the academic year and campus life.
Thorne Hall, Daggett Lounge, 9 a.m.
Smith Auditorium, 7 p.m.
Bowdoin Chamber Choir and Chorus will perform.
VAC, Kresge Auditorium, 4 p.m.
Student Group Performances
Bowdoin student music and dance groups including BOCA, the Meddiebempsters,
Miscellania, Ursus Verses, Arabesque, Unity Step Team, and Obvious
will perform for all students and families.
Morrell Gym, 8:30 p.m.
Special Faculty Presentations
Professors Joanna Bosse, Eric Chown, Ann Kibbie, Anne Henshaw,
and Marc Hetherington to lecture at 11 a.m. More information is
provided in the Parents Weekend event guide.
Helmreich Ho Down
Show off your denim and cowboy hats.
Helmreich House, 10 p.m.
Parents Weekend Fun Run!
Start your day refreshed with a 5K run through campus.
Bowdoin Chapel, 9 a.m.
Relax and eat while listening to live jazz music played by student
Thorne Dining Hall, 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The Bowdoin Concert Band will perform under the direction of John
VAC Plaza, 2 p.m.
Author Andres Gomez will speak about Cuban-Americans in Florida
and the Cuban situation.
Searles, Room 315, 7:30 p.m.
"Witches, Monsters, and Demons: Representing the Occult"
Fascination with witches, monsters, and demons has fueled attempts
by various artists to represent and know, control, or exploit
the spectacular potential of the occult.
Museum of Art, Becker Gallery, 10 a.m.
"The Archaeology of Ethnicity: The African-American Community
on Malaga Island, Maine"
Lecture by USM professor Nathan Hamilton.
Cleaveland Hall, Room 151, 7 p.m.
The Brad Mehldau Trio
Considered one the finest pianists of his generation, versatile
jazz performer Brad Mehldau will play with his trio mates Larry
Grenadier and Jorge Rossy.
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.
Biology Department Seminar Series
Dr. Don Katz, Ph.D. of Brandeis University's Department of Psychology,
will lecture about "the importance of time in gustatory responses."
Druckenmiller Hall, Room 020, 4 p.m.