News Archives

Wednesday

March 7, 2001 3:30 pm

French professor Mary Rice-DeFosse pursues an interdisciplinary approach

Mary Rice-DeFosse, professor of French, lives and works in a state in which 40 percent of the residents claim French heritage. It’s no coincidence, then, that Franco-American Maine literature and culture are an important part of her work.

Tuesday

March 6, 2001 3:43 pm

Theater production of 'Isn't it Romantic' runs from March 15-18

Isn’t it Romantic, a play by Pulitzer Prize-winner Wendy Wasserstein, will be performed Thursday through Sunday, March 15-18, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 18, at Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Monday

March 5, 2001 3:36 pm

Anthropologist to discuss new cultural imperialism in China

James L. Watson, Fairbank Professor of Chinese Society and professor of anthropology at Harvard University, will discuss The New Cultural Imperialism: McDonald’s in China Wednesday, March 14, in the Keck Classroom of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.

Monday

March 5, 2001 3:31 pm

Poet Brian Gilmore to read

Poet Brian Gilmore, the author of Elvis is Alive and Living in Harlem will read from his work Saturday, March 10, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Friday

March 2, 2001 3:22 pm

International Women's History Month events scheduled

In the first of a series of events sponsored by the Bates College Multicultural Center to celebrate International Women’s History Month, Vivien Ng, associate professor of women’s studies and director of graduate studies at the University of Albany, State University of New York, will discuss Feminism in the 2000s Monday, March 12, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Thursday

March 1, 2001 3:13 pm

Hiss takes part in SAT debate on 'NewsHour'

Bates vice president Bill Hiss ’66 was among the participants in a “Great SAT Debate” on the March 29 edition of The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.

Thursday

March 1, 2001 3:06 pm

Presidential Medal of Freedom for Benjamin Mays '20?

Georgia senators Max Cleland and Zell Miller recently announced plans to introduce a U.S. Senate resolution urging President Bush to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to the late Benjamin Mays ’20.

Thursday

March 1, 2001 2:57 pm

Christian Science Monitor interviews Hiss '66 about merits of optional SAT

In a Christian Science Monitor interview, Bates Vice President Bill Hiss explains the good results Bates has experienced since making the SAT optional.

Thursday

March 1, 2001 2:49 pm

TV adaptation of alumni's novel 'Amy & Isabelle'

Author Elizabeth Strout ’77 will see her best-selling prose transformed for the small screen March 4 with the ABC telecast of Oprah Winfrey Presents: Amy & Isabelle, an adaptation of Strout’s acclaimed debut novel.

Thursday

March 1, 2001 2:35 pm

Hughes Medical Institute awards $1.3 million grant for science education

Bates College has received a $1.3 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the nation’s largest private supporter of science education from elementary school through postdoctoral studies.