Posts from May 2011
Video: Looking back, Molly Newton '11 reflects on 'Why Bates?'

Friday, May 20, 2011 11:33 am

Through Commencement, we’ll offer brief videos of Bates seniors reflecting on their...

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

Friday, May 20, 2011 10:14 am

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).

Faculty promotions, 2011: Francesco Duina

Friday, May 20, 2011 10:12 am

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.

Faculty promotions, 2011: Baltasar Fra-Molinero

Friday, May 20, 2011 10:10 am

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).

Faculty promotions, 2011: Kirk Read

Friday, May 20, 2011 10:06 am

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.

Faculty promotions, 2011: Katalin Vecsey

Friday, May 20, 2011 9:58 am

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.

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

Thursday, May 19, 2011 4:11 pm

GAME Day 2011 was a program offering mentoring, advise and networking to...

GAME Day offers Bobcat career-seekers winning approaches

Thursday, May 19, 2011 12:23 pm

At 10 o’clock on a rainy Sunday morning the campus is quiet....

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

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 2:21 pm

Peter Wyman ’86 describes GAME Day at Bates College, a career program...

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

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 2:17 pm

Peter Wyman ’86 describes the partnership and engagement between students and the...

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