Posts from October 2003
Louisiana's popular 'Sunpie' Barnes to discuss music of the African Diaspora

Wednesday, October 15, 2003 9:22 am

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 at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Spanish professor to discuss Puerto Rican experimental art

Tuesday, October 14, 2003 9:52 am

Dolores Aponte Ramos, professor of Spanish at the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras, will present a lecture titled "Performing Transgression: Race and Gender in Experimental Art in Puerto Rico" at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20 in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the event free of charge.

Japanese scholar compares ghosts from East and West

Monday, October 13, 2003 10:14 am

Ghosts from Japan and England will share the podium at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, in the Benjamin Mays Center, Bates College, when an associate professor of English literature at the University of Kyoto contrasts traditional Japanese ghosts with the spirits in Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.

Coming Out as a Holy Calling: A Lesbian Christian Minister’s Journey

Monday, October 13, 2003 10:03 am

The Rev. Jane Adams Spahr of the Downtown United Presbyterian Church in Rochester, N.Y., presents "Coming Out as a Holy Calling: A Lesbian Christian Minister's Journey" at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, in Room G65 of Pettengill Hall, Bates College. The public is invited free of charge.

Former U.S. Sen. Max Cleland discusses veterans' issues

Sunday, October 12, 2003 2:30 pm

Max Cleland, a Vietnam veteran and former U.S. senator from Georgia, discusses veterans' issues and the impact the Bush administration has had on American military veterans in a speech at 5:30 p.m. today in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Bates College, Campus Avenue.

Nationally acclaimed poet Pattiann Rogers to speak at Bates

Wednesday, October 8, 2003 10:39 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.

Rent-A-Husband founder to speak at Bates

Wednesday, October 8, 2003 10:27 am

The Bates College Seminar Series on Entrepreneurship presents Kaile Warren, founder of the nationally known handyman business Rent-A-Husband, at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue.

Bates to host NCAA Men's Tennis Tournament

Tuesday, October 7, 2003 11:06 am

Bates College has been selected as the host for the 2004 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis championships, pending ratification by the NCAA Management Council at a meeting on Oct. 20th. The team tournament will begin on Wednesday, May 12th, and the individual tournament will run from Saturday May 15th through Monday, May 17th at the Wallach Tennis Center.

Irish poet Christopher Matthews to read at Bates

Tuesday, October 7, 2003 10:57 am

Irish poet Christopher Matthews, author of A New Life (Trapdoor Press, 2000) and the just-published Eyelevel: Fifty Histories (CavanKerry Press Ltd.), reads from his work at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Speaker to discuss post-revolutionary Cuba at Bates

Tuesday, October 7, 2003 10:51 am

Andrés Gomez, a founder of the "Antonio Maceo Brigade," the Miami-based organization of Cubans living in the United States who favor normalized relations with Cuba, presents "David and Goliath: Cuba's Struggle Today," at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the talk free of charge.

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