News Archives

Thursday

October 30, 2008 12:00 pm

Parker String Quartet, members of Borromeo perform at Bates

Hailed by The Boston Globe for its “fiercely committed performances,” the Parker String Quartet performs in a Bates College concert, also featuring renowned pianist Frank Glazer.

Wednesday

October 29, 2008 8:59 am

Darwin anniversary series continues with Flock of Dodos

The year 2009 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of naturalist Charles Darwin and the 150th publication anniversary of The Origin of Species, the book in which Darwin set forth the theory of evolution.

Tuesday

October 28, 2008 4:57 pm

Sulochana's mainstage production

Sulochana Dissanayake ’09 of Pita Kotte, Sri Lanka, directed the Bates College theater department’s mainstage production of “A Lie of…

Tuesday

October 28, 2008 12:00 pm

Food writer Pollan explores 'American paradox'

The annual Otis Lecture at Bates, Pollan’s droll, fact-rich talk was titled In Defense of Food: “The Omnivore’s Solution.”

Tuesday

October 28, 2008 12:00 pm

Phillips Fellow to discuss research into Chinese subgroup

Kong wanted to learn more about the Hakka culture, a subgroup of China’s dominant Han people, and compare the influence of that culture in a city of the new China and in Mauritius, with the ultimate goal of better understanding her own identity as a Hakka

Tuesday

October 28, 2008 12:00 pm

Global Lens 2008 film series continues with The Custodian

Julio Chávez portrays Ruben, the bodyguard for a high-profile politician. Ruben is reduced to a mere shadow of a man: every action in his life is regulated by a series of mundane routines, and everywhere his boss goes he must follow, watching but never speaking.

Tuesday

October 28, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates student to direct Sam Shepard’s Lie of the Mind

Bates College senior Sulochana Dissanayake of Pita Kotte, Sri Lanka, directs the Bates theater department production of A Lie of the Mind, Sam Shepard’s realistic portrayal of two American families.

Tuesday

October 28, 2008 9:21 am

Current Economic climate and Bates: A letter from President Hansen

In a letter to the Bates community, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen outlines the College’s financial management strategies, policies and priorities in the face of global economic turbulence.

Tuesday

October 28, 2008 4:00 am

Bates to screen student-made documentaries on local food production

Bates will screen For the Love of Small Scale and Fowl Play, documentaries made by Bates students about Maine food producers.

Monday

October 27, 2008 12:00 pm

Amanda Gifford '12

For all intents and purposes, the Bates women’s soccer team needed a win over Wesleyan on Saturday in order to keep their hopes alive for a return to the NESCAC Championship.