News Archives

Thursday

October 30, 2003 1:21 pm

Bates-Bowdoin feud lives again as Class of '60 players return

This weekend Alan Wayne ’60 will complete a coast-to-coast visit of two of the nation’s most historic college football fields. Last Saturday, Wayne was at the Rose Bowl with 61,788 spectators, reporting on the Arizona State-UCLA game. This weekend he will be in the stands at Garcelon Field with a number of Bates football alumni from his era.

Thursday

October 30, 2003 12:35 pm

Cultural ecologist, philosopher to deliver Andrews lecture

Known as a visionary cultural ecologist and philosopher, David Abram will give a talk titled “Wilderness and Shadowed Wonder: Some Words Against the Forgetting of the Earth” at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture in Ethics and Education free of charge.

Thursday

October 30, 2003 10:47 am

Pope.L’s Black Factory ramps up production

Working up to an April 2004 premiere at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, acclaimed visual and performance artist William Pope.L is collecting raw material for his “Black Factory” project from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, in Chase Hall Gallery at Bates College, where he teaches.

Tuesday

October 28, 2003 1:47 pm

Homeless activist to discuss 'works of mercy' in spiritual series at Bates

Jim Greene, deputy director, Boston City Shelter Commission, will give a talk titled “Corporal, Spiritual and Political Works of Mercy on the Streets of Boston” at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited free of charge to attend this presentation, part of the series “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul 2003-04,” sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.

Tuesday

October 28, 2003 1:34 pm

Jazz singer Kurt Elling is 'truly a musical phenomenon'

Highly regarded as a jazz singer, composer and lyricist, Kurt Elling takes the spotlight for the next entry in the Bates College Concert Series at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Monday

October 27, 2003 2:05 pm

Lecture-workshop by 'Sunpie' Barnes rescheduled for Nov. 4

An accomplished musician equally at home with blues, zydeco and a spectrum of African and Caribbean styles, Bruce “Sunpie” Barnes comes to Bates College to explore the music of the African Diaspora in a lecture-workshop from 8-10 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, in Room 130 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. The visit was postponed to November from Oct. 28.

Sunday

October 26, 2003 3:48 pm

Weekend of events to celebrate Bates-Morse Mountain

A play, a special presentation and a hike this week will continue a series of events celebrating the 25th anniversary of Bates College’s stewardship of the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area, 600 acres of land that include Maine’s last undeveloped barrier beach.

Sunday

October 26, 2003 2:27 pm

Harvard neurobiologist to discuss diversity in Bates lecture

Dr. S. Allen Counter, director of the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations and professor of neurobiology at Harvard University, will present a talk titled “Achieving Diversity and Intercultural/Racial Understanding in an Academic Setting” at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the lecture free of charge.

Friday

October 24, 2003 2:32 pm

Bates College presents Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'

Regarded by many as the best-known play in the English language, William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” is the major fall production of the Bates College theater department.

Thursday

October 23, 2003 2:58 pm

Scholar discusses dual traditions in spiritual series at Bates

John P. Keenan, an Episcopal priest and scholar of Buddhism, discusses his own intellectual and spiritual experiences of living within these two religious traditions at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited free of charge to attend this presentation, part of the series “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul 2003-04,” sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.