Posts from October 2003
Scholar to discuss homophobia in academia in Bates lecture

Thursday, October 23, 2003 2:44 pm

Toni McNaron, professor emeritus of English and women's studies at the University of Minnesota, discusses her book Poisoned Ivy: Lesbian and Gay Academics Confronting Homophobia(Temple University Press, 1996), at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Argentinean filmmaker to screen Ché Guevara documentary at Bates

Wednesday, October 22, 2003 4:10 pm

Argentinean filmmaker Leandro Katz shows his film "El Día Que Me Quieras" (The Day You'll Love Me), a deconstruction of the infamous photographs taken of the slain revolutionary Ché Guevara, at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, Bates College. A discussion with Katz follows the film and the public is invited to attend free of charge.

Pianist Jon Nakamatsu to perform with Bates Orchestra

Wednesday, October 22, 2003 4:01 pm

Classical pianist Jon Nakamatsu, gold medalist in the 10th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, will perform Edvard Grieg's Piano Concerto with the Bates College Orchestra at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Noted Hungarian, Argentinean film directors to discuss their work at Bates

Wednesday, October 22, 2003 3:25 pm

Friday, Oct. 24, is a red-letter night at Bates College for film fans, thanks to visits by two respected directors. The public is invited to attend both events free of charge.

Zivian-Tomkins Duo opens Bates College Concert Series

Wednesday, October 22, 2003 3:07 pm

The 2003-04 Bates College Concert Series opens at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, with the Zivian-Tomkins Duo, performing Beethoven and Chopin on period fortepiano and cello.

Russian folk ensemble to perform at Bates

Tuesday, October 21, 2003 4:20 pm

The Karelian folk band Sattuma, on tour from the province of Russia that borders Finland, comes to Bates College to perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Sociologist to discuss race and diversity at Bates

Tuesday, October 21, 2003 8:11 am

Troy Duster, professor of sociology at New York University, will give a talk titled "Colorblindness and the Veil of Privilege: From Redress to Diversity and Back" at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Campus Avenue, Bates College. Sponsored by the Office of Affirmative Action and Institutional Diversity, the talk is open to the public free of charge.

Bates exhibition spotlights Chinese documentary photographers

Friday, October 17, 2003 8:29 am

Focusing on the impacts of urbanization and industrialization in China, an exhibition of documentary images by seven Chinese photographers opens at the Bates College Museum of Art on Jan. 9, 2004.

Oscar-winning Hungarian director to speak at Bates

Thursday, October 16, 2003 8:58 am

István Szabó, Academy Award-winning director of the 1981 film "Mephisto," comes to Bates College to give a lecture titled "Close-up: The Art of Film" at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Andrews Road.

'Life in Expanding Universe' is poet's Otis Lecture topic

Wednesday, October 15, 2003 9:37 am

Award-winning poet Pattiann Rogers presents a talk titled "Life in an Expanding Universe" for the 2003 Philip J. Otis lecture at Bates College at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the Muskie Archives, Campus Avenue.

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