Posts from December 2005
2006 Bates King Day theme highlights the road to peace

Friday, December 23, 2005 3:02 pm

A pioneer in the field of African American women's history and chair of the Department of African American Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, Professor Sharon Harley is the keynote speaker for the 2006 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College.

2006 Martin Luther King Day Workshops

Friday, December 23, 2005 2:28 pm

The following workshops will be held in Pettengill Hall, Monday, Jan. 16:

2006 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Schedule

Friday, December 23, 2005 2:24 pm

Service: Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Service of Worship, with the Rev.William R. Jones, Florida State University Professor Emeritus, who delivers the sermon titled "Martin Luther King's Noble Path to Peace: Pioneers, Pedestals, and Perils ." Music by Bates students. A reception follows in the Multicultural Center Bates College Chapel

Accomplished debaters head to Worlds in Dublin

Wednesday, December 14, 2005 2:37 pm

On the heels of impressive performances by its debaters in the United Kingdom last month, Bates College sends five teams to this year's World Universities Debating Championships in Dublin, Ireland, from Dec. 27 through Jan. 4.

Bates community donates more than $16 K for hurricane relief

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 2:46 pm

Members of the Bates College community have donated more than $16,000 in response to the Katrina Relief Initiative (KRI), a fund-raiser spearheaded by Bates students, faculty and staff, and supported by the Office of the Chaplain and the Harward Center for Community Partnerships.

Bates College Choir offers two December programs

Friday, December 2, 2005 2:51 pm

John Corrie, lecturer in music at Bates College, directs the college choir in two December programs open to the public at no cost. The choir sings Johann Sebastian Bach's "Magnificat" and Morten Lauridsen's "Lux Aeterna" at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. For more information, please call 207-786-6135.

Expert on Islam and women to speak at Bates

Thursday, December 1, 2005 3:01 pm

An internationally known scholar on the subjects of women and Islam and on the influences of Islam in America, Amina Wadud gives a talk titled "The States of Muslim Women's Struggles for Gender Justice" at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave., Bates College.

Rabbi discusses mid-career change in Bates spirituality series

Thursday, December 1, 2005 2:57 pm

Rabbi Hillel Katzir of Auburn's Temple Shalom Synagogue-Center discusses his journey of religious heritage, culminating in a mid-life career change, at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave., Bates College.