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Wednesday

January 31, 2007
2:01 pm

Palestinian activists to discuss nonviolent resistance

Palestinian activists Mohammad Khatib and Feryal Abu Haikal speak about the nonviolent struggle of Palestinians Thursday, Feb. 1, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Wednesday

January 31, 2007
1:51 pm

Sangai Asia presents Asian Performance Night

Sangai Asia, a student group at Bates College that promotes Asian and Asian American awareness, identity and fellowship, presents its second annual Annual Asian Performance Night Saturday, Feb. 2rd, in the college’s Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Wednesday

January 31, 2007
1:40 pm

2007 Martin Luther King Day photographs

The Bates College community observes the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. by canceling classes and scheduling special programming throughout the day.

Wednesday

January 31, 2007
1:34 pm

Kelsey receives College award for teaching excellence

Nominated by students and alumni who extolled his scholarship, his challenge to his students and his encouragement, Professor of Psychology John Kelsey has received the College’s Ruth M. and Robert H. Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Monday

January 29, 2007
2:10 pm

Harvard sociologist discusses African American tradition

Orlando Patterson, John Cowles Professor of Sociology, Harvard University, will give a talk titled “King’s Dream, American Realities: Paradoxical Trends in the African-American Condition” Sunday, Feb. 4, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Thursday

January 25, 2007
2:20 pm

College hosts North American Debating Championships Jan. 26-28

The Brooks Quimby Debate Council will host the 2007 North American Debating Championships at Bates College, Jan. 26-28. Known as “NorAms,” the competition is the top debating championship in North America, held on an alternating basis between the United States and Canada since 1991.

Friday

January 12, 2007
3:02 pm

Harvard professor discusses the shaping of Christianity

Karen Leigh King, Winn Professor of Ecclesiastical History at Harvard Divinity School, will give a presentation titled “The Shaping of Christianity: Gospel Discoveries from the Egyptian Desert” Wednesday, Jan. 17, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Tuesday

January 9, 2007
11:57 am

Campus construction updates: Week of Jan. 8

About nine months remain before students move into the new student housing, adjacent to Rand Hall.