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Friday

October 30, 2009
2:07 pm

Global Lens entry from Indonesia explores bond across generations

The Global Lens series of international films at Bates continues with “The Photograph,” by Indonesian director Nan Achnas, in 8 p.m. showings on Friday, Oct. 9, and Sunday, Oct. 11, in Room 105, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Hosted by the Bates College Museum of Art, the series continues on Fridays and Sundays throughout the fall. Admission is $5. “The Photograph” (98 min.) is in Indonesian with English subtitles. For more information, please call 207-786-6158.

Friday

October 30, 2009
12:50 pm

Bates' Language Arts Live series events span November

Longtime Maine poet Theodore Enslin and poet-artist-filmmaker Cecilia Vicuña take part in the Bates College Language Arts Live series in November. Featuring noted writers reading from their work, Language Arts Live events are open to the public at no cost. The series is sponsored by the English department, the environmental studies and Spanish programs, the Learning Associates Program, the Bates Humanities Fund and the John Tagliabue Poetry fund. For more information, contact jskinner@bates.edu.

Friday

October 30, 2009
12:39 pm

Expert on rising rates of mental illness to speak at Bates College

Liah Greenfeld, an authority on the causes and implications of rising rates of mental illness, delivers the lecture “The Burden of Our Time: Mental Illness in Contemporary America” at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in Bates College’s Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Sponsored by the sociology, politics and psychology departments, the event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please contact this fduina@bates.edu.

Friday

October 30, 2009
12:33 pm

CEO of American Indian Higher Education Consortium to speak at Bates College

Carrie Billy, president and chief executive officer of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium, discusses her work at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Bates College, 70 Campus Ave.

Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, this event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-8376. A dinner with Billy precedes the event at 5:15 p.m.; seating is limited and by RSVP only. For more information, contact ttaylor@bates.edu.

Friday

October 30, 2009
11:15 am

Bates College Museum of Art exhibitions explore role of drawing

Featuring Maine artist Joel Babb and Maryland artist Barry Nemett, two exhibitions dedicated to drawings open Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Bates College Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Friday

October 30, 2009
11:10 am

Global Lens series continues with Mozambican film Sleepwalking Land

The Global Lens film series at Bates College continues with Sleepwalking Land by Mozambican director Teresa Prata in 8 p.m. showings on Friday, Oct. 30, and Sunday, Nov. 1, in Room 105, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

October 29, 2009
12:21 pm

Global Lens series continues with Kazakh film Song from the Southern Seas

The Global Lens film series at Bates College continues with “Song from the Southern Seas,” by Kazakhstani director Marat Sarulu, in 8 p.m. showings on Friday, Nov. 6, and Sunday, Nov. 8, in Room 105, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Hosted by the Bates College Museum of Art, the series continues throughout the fall. Admission is $5. “Song from the Southern Seas” (80 min.) is in Russian with English subtitles.

Thursday

October 29, 2009
12:06 pm

Global Lens series continues with Iranian film Those Three

The Global Lens film series at Bates College continues with “Those Three,” by Iranian director Naghi Nemati, in 8 p.m. showings on Friday, Nov. 13, and Sunday, Nov. 15, in Room 105, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

October 28, 2009
4:36 pm

Video: 350 at New Commons

A video of table dancing at New Commons, organized by the student group Bates Energy Action Movement, has been posted…