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Friday

May 20, 2011
11:33 am

Video: Looking back, Molly Newton '11 reflects on 'Why Bates?'

Through Commencement, we’ll offer brief videos of Bates seniors reflecting on their Bates experience. Here, Molly Newton ’11 of Northampton,…

Friday

May 20, 2011
10:14 am

Faculty members Duina, Fra-Molinero, Read, Vecsey promoted

At its May 14 meeting, the Bates College Board of Trustees voted to promote three faculty members from associate professor to full professor, and one lecturer to senior lecturer. The promotions take effect in August, at the start of the college’s academic year. The faculty members are Francesco Duina, sociology (promoted to professor), Baltasar Fra-Molinero, romance languages and literatures (professor), Kirk Read, romance languages and literatures (professor) and Katalin Vecsey, theater and rhetoric (senior lecturer).

Friday

May 20, 2011
10:12 am

Faculty promotions, 2011: Francesco Duina

Promoted to full professor in May 2011, Francesco Duina is a sociologist whose research interests include economic sociology, international political economy, historical institutionalism, globalization, comparative regional integration and the sociology of culture. He serves as chair of the sociology department at Bates and has been a visiting professor at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark. At Bates he has taught economic sociology, comparative sociology, sociological theory, globalization, European integration and the sociology of competition.

Friday

May 20, 2011
10:10 am

Faculty promotions, 2011: Baltasar Fra-Molinero

Promoted to full professor in May 2011, Baltasar Fra-Molinero is a professor of Spanish whose research interests include the Spanish Golden Age and Spanish-American colonial literature. He focuses on the representation of blacks and their diaspora and is the author of the book La imagen de los negros en el teatro del Siglo de Oro (“The image of the black in the theater of the Golden Age”; Siglo XXI, 1995).

Friday

May 20, 2011
10:06 am

Faculty promotions, 2011: Kirk Read

Promoted to full professor in May 2011, Kirk Read is professor of French and chair of the Division of Humanities. A specialist in early modern French literature, he concentrates on pre-Revolutionary France and Francophone North Africa. Released in April by Ashgate Publishing, his Birthing Bodies in Early Modern France: Stories of Gender and Reproduction investigates gender, sex and sexuality in medical discourse and across various literary genres building on an acute knowledge of early modern gender and culture as well as contemporary gender theory.

Friday

May 20, 2011
9:58 am

Faculty promotions, 2011: Katalin Vecsey

Promoted to senior lecturer in May 2011, Katalin Vecsey is senior lecturer in theater. Now in her 16th year at Bates, she teaches courses in voice and speech and voice and gender. With Dana Professor of Theater Martin Andrucki, Vecsey co-leads the Short Term course “Central European Theater and Film,” which brings Bates students to Budapest and Prague.

Thursday

May 19, 2011
4:11 pm

Thirty-one (count 'em!) winning career tips from GAME Day at Bates

GAME Day 2011 was a program offering mentoring, advise and networking to student athletes from a panel of nine accomplished…

Thursday

May 19, 2011
12:23 pm

GAME Day offers Bobcat career-seekers winning approaches

At 10 o’clock on a rainy Sunday morning the campus is quiet. Even the construction equipment around the Hedge and…

Wednesday

May 18, 2011
2:21 pm

Video: Peter Wyman '86 describes career-planning GAME Day

Peter Wyman ’86 describes GAME Day at Bates College, a career program for student-athletes sponsored by the Bates Career Development…

Wednesday

May 18, 2011
2:17 pm

Video: Peter Wyman '86 talks about revitalized Bates Career Development Center

Peter Wyman ’86 describes the partnership and engagement between students and the Bates College Career Development Center that can lead…