Posts from February 2004
Portland String Quartet, jazzman Steve Grover in Bates College concerts

Friday, February 13, 2004 4:10 pm

In two concerts over one weekend, Maine's best-known string quartet and one of the state's top jazz musicians offer concerts in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St.

Phillips Exeter coach to share spiritual insights at Bates College

Friday, February 13, 2004 12:21 pm

David Weber, English faculty member and cross-country track coach at Phillips Exeter Academy, will share spiritual truths discovered during three decades of coaching and teaching in his talk, "Coaching the Heart: Coaching, Teaching, Writing and the Spiritual Path" at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue.

Author of 'Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence' to speak at Bates

Friday, February 13, 2004 11:41 am

Doris Pilkington, author of "Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence" (University of Queensland Press, 1997), will give a talk coupled with the screening of the acclaimed 2002 film "The Rabbit-Proof Fence" at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, in the Benjamin Mays Center, corner Bardwell and Russell streets. The public is invited to attend the film and lecture, sponsored by the Bates College Multicultural Center, free of charge. For more information, call 207-786-8376.

Cultural historian discusses rock 'n' roll

Thursday, February 12, 2004 12:23 pm

Glenn C. Altschuler, the Thomas and Dorothy Litwin Professor of American Studies and dean of the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions at Cornell University, discusses "The Day the Music Died: The Conspiracy Against Rock 'n' Roll in the Late 1950s" at 4:15 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 12, Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend the talk, sponsored by the Department of History and the American cultural studies program, free of charge.

'Seed of Sarah' author Judith Magyar Isaacson, former Bates dean, honored by Maine Women's Hall of Fame

Tuesday, February 10, 2004 4:00 pm

Judith Magyar Isaacson of Auburn, author of the acclaimed "Seed of Sarah: Memoirs of a Survivor" and a champion of women's rights at Bates College during the 1970s, is one of this year's two inductees into the Maine Women's Hall of Fame.

Bates honors late theater professor with exhibition, gathering

Tuesday, February 10, 2004 10:31 am

Friends and colleagues of the late Ellen Seeling pay tribute to this esteemed member of the Bates College theater faculty with an exhibit of her work that opens with a gathering at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, in the college's Ladd Library.

Bates Democrats to host Kennedy appearance, candidates' forum

Thursday, February 5, 2004 12:33 pm

Sen. Edward Kennedy, along with the daughter of Sen. John Kerry, will speak at the Bates College Chapel, College Street, at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, in support of Sen. Kerry's bid for the Democratic presidential nomination.

'Vagina Monologues' returns to Bates College

Thursday, February 5, 2004 10:02 am

Carolyn Myles, a Bates College senior, directs the college's fourth annual production of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited and donations will be gratefully accepted, with proceeds going to V-Day, an international organization working to stop violence against women and girls.

Author to discuss black masculinity in Bates talk

Wednesday, February 4, 2004 3:51 pm

Author, filmmaker, writer and professor Melvin B. Donalson, a member of the Bates Class of 1973, will give a lecture titled "Black Masculinity in American Cinema" at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 12, Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend the talk free of charge.

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