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Friday

February 12, 2010 9:30 am

Quince Duncan, acclaimed Costa Rican author and Afro-Caribbean activist, to speak at Bates College

Quince Duncan, Afro-Caribbean author and activist, will speak at Bates College Thursday, Feb. 25, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.

Wednesday

February 10, 2010 2:46 pm

Mayor of Port-au-Prince district to speak at Bates

Wilson Louis, mayor of Cité Soleil, a district of the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince, speaks on “Cité Soleil and the Haitian Nation: Moving Forward” in the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

February 10, 2010 10:54 am

BatesNews Monthly Update: February 2010

For Bates alumni and parents, here is a look back at stories that represent some of the major Bates events…

Wednesday

February 10, 2010 12:00 am

Films, speakers at Bates College examine Rwandan genocide

Through documentary films and the testimony of survivors, two Monday evening events at Bates explore both the experiences of people who survived the 1994 Rwandan genocide and the process of documenting this horrific episode in history. The events will be held at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22 and 8 p.m. March 1, both in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Thursday

February 4, 2010 4:47 pm

Psychologist to discuss 'contact hypothesis' and implications for reducing prejudice

Rupert Brown will discuss the “contact hypothesis,” the argument that contact among members of different groups will reduce existing prejudice and improve social relations between them.

Thursday

February 4, 2010 4:27 pm

CHC lands rapper Snoop Dogg for Feb. 27 performance

Twelve-time Grammy Award nominee Cordozar Calvin “Snoop Dogg” Broadus performs at Bates College at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Ave. Dogg’s performance is sponsored by the Chase Hall Committee, a student organization. Admission is $35 and general admission seats go on sale at 8 a.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at www.batestickets.com. For more information, please call 207-795-7496.

Wednesday

February 3, 2010 2:44 pm

MLK Day: A unique weekend of thought and reflection

Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Bates College is an intense, community-wide opportunity to discuss, teach and reflect on King’s…

Wednesday

February 3, 2010 12:57 pm

'Vagina Monologues' to benefit women's advocacy effort

Michelle Schloss, a sophomore from Farmington, Conn., directs the 10th annual Bates College production of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” in performances at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 5-7, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St

Wednesday

February 3, 2010 12:43 pm

Portland Press Herald, Sun Journal review student-curated Museum of Art show

Stories in the Portland Press Herald and Sun Journal about the current, student-curated Museum of Art’s exhibition, “Collection Project 4:…

Wednesday

February 3, 2010 11:43 am

Museum exhibitor Babb to discuss approach to color

Maine artist Joel Babb, known for his wilderness paintings and panoramic cityscapes, speaks about the use of color at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center at Bates College, 75 Russell St.