Stories from September 2004
Thursday, September 30, 2004 12:04 pm
Representatives from Harvard Divinity School, Bangor Theological Seminary, Andover Newton Theological School and Yale Divinity School visit Bates to present a workshop on graduate studies in religion at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, Campus Avenue.
Wednesday, September 29, 2004 1:27 pm
President George W. Bush's daughters, Jenna and Barbara, visited the Bates College campus today to extend a thank-you to Bates Republicans for continued efforts to re-elect their father.
Wednesday, September 29, 2004 11:44 am
Presenting artists from Boston, Beijing, Venice and Normal, Ill., the 2004-05 Bates College Concert Series brings a world's worth of musical artistry to the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall this fall and winter. The series of four 8 p.m. concerts begins on Saturday, Oct. 2, with a concert of Chinese music by Chi Li, a virtuoso of the "erhu," a two-stringed fiddle renowned for its haunting voicelike sound.
Tuesday, September 28, 2004 1:35 pm
The Bates College Program in Environmental Studies will show "Affluenza," the acclaimed 1997 documentary about the impact of rampant materialism in America, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, in Room 104, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.
Tuesday, September 28, 2004 10:25 am
Led by first-year student Brendan Jarboe of Acton, Mass., Bates College debaters swept the 2004 American Parliamentary Debate Association's Novice Championships, held Sept. 24 and 25 at Boston University. The tournament is organized specifically for debaters competing for the first time at the collegiate level.
Consul general of Spain to discuss immigration and terrorism as part of Multicultural Center's fall schedule
Monday, September 27, 2004 1:42 pm
Presented by the Bates College Multicultural Center, the consul general of Spain...
Thursday, September 23, 2004 9:09 am
The Bates College Museum of Art installation "From Middle Kingdom to Biological Millennium," by Chinese artist Wenda Gu, closes with a reception and a performance piece by Gu at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.
Tuesday, September 21, 2004 2:03 pm
Orientation for the Class of 2008, Aug. 30-Sept. 10, included a little something for everyone. From moving belongings into residential halls, to baking gingerbread over a roasting campfire, from participating in a Zen retreat and outdoor service work on the coast of Maine to discussing (over a gourmet box lunch) Convocation speaker Paul Rogat Loeb's Soul of a Citizen, first-year students eased themselves into life as college students. Check out a few of their experiences, now among the very first Bates memories for these new students, in the accompanying slide show.
Monday, September 20, 2004 2:32 pm
Peter Miguel Camejo, longtime antiwar and social justice activist and the vice presidential running mate of independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader, will address students of History 265, "Wartime Dissent in Modern America," at 2:40 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20, in the Bates College Chapel. Taught by Associate Professor of History Hilmar Jensen, the course explores, in part, "what the long-term consequences of even short-term curtailments of freedom portend for the future of American democracy." The event is open to the Bates community free of charge.
Tuesday, September 14, 2004 3:17 pm
Bates College has named three Dana Professors as two members of the anthropology faculty and one member of the religion faculty.