Posts from October 2008
Parker String Quartet, members of Borromeo perform at Bates

Thursday, October 30, 2008 12:00 pm

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.

Darwin anniversary series continues with Flock of Dodos

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 8:59 am

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.

Sulochana's mainstage production

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 4:57 pm

Sulochana Dissanayake ’09 of Pita Kotte, Sri Lanka, directed the Bates College...

Food writer Pollan explores 'American paradox'

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 12:00 pm

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

Phillips Fellow to discuss research into Chinese subgroup

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 12:00 pm

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

Global Lens 2008 film series continues with The Custodian

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 12:00 pm

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.

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

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 12:00 pm

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.

Current Economic climate and Bates: A letter from President Hansen

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 9:21 am

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.

Bates to screen student-made documentaries on local food production

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 4:00 am

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

Amanda Gifford '12

Monday, October 27, 2008 12:00 pm

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.

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