Posts from October 2001
Multicultural Center hosts Native American Heritage Month events

Wednesday, October 24, 2001 2:51 pm

Bates College will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a series of events, beginning with a talk by photographer Kenji Kawano, author of the book Warriors: Navajo Code Talkers (Northland Publishing Company, 1990), at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, in Chase Hall Lounge. A reception featuring foods from five Native American nations will follow, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.

Barachois brings Acadian-style dance party to Bates

Tuesday, October 23, 2001 2:58 pm

Barachois, a quartet from Prince Edward Island, brings a distinctively warm and lively kind of traditional Francophone folk music to Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4 in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russel St. Admission is $12 for adults and $8 for seniors, children and full-time students.

Bates offers Primate Film Festival

Tuesday, October 23, 2001 2:41 pm

A National Geographic film about Jane Goodall's work with chimpanzees is one of three titles featured in the Primate Film Festival at Bates College at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall.

Lecture examines racial profiling during World War II, after Sept. 11

Tuesday, October 23, 2001 1:34 pm

Glenn Kumekawa, a leading public-planning expert and a veteran of a World War II relocation camp for Japanese Americans, discusses the implications of the relocation camps in the post-Sept. 11 civic environment at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25, in Chase Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is welcome at no charge and refreshments will be provided.

Marge Piercy to read for Annual Writers Harvest

Monday, October 22, 2001 3:35 pm

Prizewinning poet and fiction writer Marge Piercy, whose critically acclaimed narratives link people, passion and politics, will read from her work during the Annual Writers Harvest Thursday, Oct. 25, in the Benjamin Mays Center at Bates College.

Women's soccer to host NESCAC tournament first round

Thursday, October 18, 2001 3:45 pm

The Bates College women's soccer team will play host to the first round of the 2001 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) women's soccer tournament on Sunday, Oct. 21.

Upgrades sideline some Bates on-line services

Wednesday, October 17, 2001 3:58 pm

During the Fall 2001 recess, which begins today and runs through Sunday, Oct. 21, Information and Library Services at Bates College will be upgrading many network services. This work affects the availability of online service during the break. Notably, e-mail service at Bates will not be delivered today, Oct. 17.

Helen Nearing documentary to be shown

Friday, October 12, 2001 4:05 pm

The documentary film "Helen Nearing & The Good Life: Conscious Living and Conscious Dying" will be shown Tuesday, Oct. 23, in Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall at Bates College.

Bates professor says fear causes silence of eminent Muslim scholars on attacks

Thursday, October 11, 2001 4:15 pm

A month after suicide-terror attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C., killed almost 6,000 people, fear still locks the voices of the eminent Middle East clergy of Islam, says Mishael Caspi, an Israeli Islamic and Judaic scholar and visiting professor of religion at Bates.

'Coming Home To Eat' author speaks

Thursday, October 11, 2001 8:09 am

Gary Paul Nabhan, who spent a year eating only foods produced in the desert Southwest within 250 miles of his home, discusses that experience at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College Tuesday, Oct. 23.

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