Volume CXXXIII, Number 7
October 31, 2003
The Village Voice writer Ed Morales will present "Living
in Spanglish: The Search for Latino Identity in America."
VAC, Kresge Auditorium, 12:30 p.m.
Based on the classic Japanese horror movie Ringu, this film will
get you in the Halloween spirit with bone chilling suspense and
mind numbing fear. (Also showing on Saturday.)
Sills Hall, Smith Auditorium, 7 p.m.
Ladd's Haunted House
Ladd has some new inhabitants (witches, psycho clowns, vampires,
zombies, cannibals, etc.) who want you to take a tour of the house.
Ladd House, 8 p.m.
Improvabilities Halloween Show
You'll laugh so hard, it'll be scary.
VAC, Kresge Auditorium, 8 p.m.
Start your weekend right with music from Jim Weeks Philharmonic,
DJ Absouloot, and DJ Marquee.
Quinby House, 8 p.m.
Show your basketball skills or just show your support for Bowdoin's
Men and Women Basketball Teams.
Morrell Gym, 12 a.m.
Water Polo DIII Club National Championships
Two-day competition featuring teams from all over the U.S.: Trinity
College, NYU, RIT, Middlebury and Weslyan.
Greason Pool, 9 a.m.
$8 for 2 day pass, $5 per day 50% off for Bowdoin people
"Treasures and Trinkets: Collecting Culture in the North"
Since 1576, travelers to the North have sought treasures in the
area. Individual travelers, from explorers to tourists, traded
extensively with people of the Arctic, acquiring a range of hand-crafted
objects that are the focus of the exhibit.
Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum,10:00 a.m.
Halloween Costume Party
MacMillan House, 10 p.m.
Battle of the Bands
Come listen to a mix of music as six Bowdoin bands along with
bands from Colby and the greater Brunswick area take the stage.
Smith Union, Morrell Lounge, 7:30 p.m.
Capture the Flag
Join the fall fun in this rousing game.
Quad, 3 p.m.
"Freezing the Moment: Photographing the Arctic"
Aimée Douglas '05 compiled images from the photography
collections of the Arctic Museum for this exhibit that conveys
the challenges facing photographers in the region during the 19th
to the mid-20th century.
Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, 10 a.m.
DaPonte String Quartet Concert
The DaPonte String Quartet will be performing music by Franz Joseph
Haydn, Dmitri Shostakovich, and Antonin Dvorak.
Moulton Union, Main Lounge, 3 p.m.
Alternative Spring Break Info Session
This March, Bowdoin students will be traveling throughout the
Unites States and abroad to tackle issues related to poverty,
women's rights, inner city youth, and developing nations. Come
to the info session to learn more about this amazing alternative
spring break opportunity.
Moulton Union, Main Lounge, 9:30 p.m.
Professor Forsan Hussein to speak.
Druckenmiller Hall, Cleaveland 151, 7 p.m.
Korean Culture Week Event
Renowned author Helie Lee will speak about "Across the Generations:
One Family's Chronicle"
Book signing to follow.
Moulton Union, Main Lounge,7:30 p.m.
"From Marriage to Childbirth to Child Rearing"
Albrecht Dürer published his celebrated devotional book of
prints The Life of the Virgin in 1511. This exhibition will compare
a selection of Dürer's images with documents from the 15th
and 16th centuries, such as census information, child-care manuals,
and marriage contracts.
Museum of Art, Becker Gallery, 10 a.m.
Friedrich Katz will discuss "The U.S. Role in Mexican President
Francisco Madero's Over-throw."
Searles Science Building, Room 315, 7 p.m.
Lecture and Reading
Colby College Professor of English Jenny Finney Boylan, author
of She's not There: A Life in Two Genders will talk about her
memoir that describes being a transgendered person.
VAC, Kresge Auditorium,
Madeleine Msall, Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy,
will give a gallery talk about "Rational Ghosts -The Allure
of Scientific Theories of the Unseen" for the exhibition
"The Disembodied Spirit" in Link Gallery.
Museum of Art, Temporary Exhibition Gallery, 4 p.m.
"God and Global Judaism: Strategies for Spiritual Transformation
and Social Healing in the Age of Bush and Ariel Sharon"
Rabbi Michael Lerner will deliver the 2003 Harry Spindel Memorial
Lectureship in Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Affairs.
VAC, Kresge Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.
The classic Greek tragedy gets a new spin by using mask-like puppets
and other theatrical devices to surround Oedipus with a world
spiraling out of control.
Memorial Hall, Pickard Theater, 8 p.m.
North Korea Famine Relief Drive
Stop by in Smith Union and Thorne Dining Hall all week to make
a donation and
support humanitarian efforts in North Korea. Polar Points and
The Way Home
KASA presents a film about a 7-year-old boy who goes to live with
his grandmother in the rural countryside of Korea, highlighting
the world of difference that exists between rural and urban Korea.
VAC, Beam Classroom, 7 p.m.