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Events Schedule: September 2011

Hello from Bates! Here’s a preview of public events at the college during September 2011. Except as noted, these events are open to the public at no charge. (Where there is an admission fee, the cost for the general public appears first, followed by the cost for students and seniors.)

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For updated events information throughout the month, see our Upcoming Events page. Questions or comments? Contact events editor Doug Hubley at calendar@bates.edu.


3 Sat

Noon
Cross country vs. alumni.
Russell Street Track


6 Tue

4:10 p.m.
Convocation: With addresses by President Nancy Cable and Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina, author of the nationally noted book Winning, Bates opens the 2011-12 academic year and welcomes the class of 2015.
Historic Quad

9 Fri

6 p.m.
Panel discussion
: What is drawing? What are drawings? How do artists use them? These questions and more will be discussed by Emerging Dis/Orderartists Amy Stacey Curtis, Alison Hildreth and Andrea Sulzer in a conversation about the art of drawing and its role in their work. Anthony Shostak, curator of education for the college art museum, leads the discussion (see Museum of Art, below). FMI 207-786-6158.
Olin 104


10 Sat

10:30 a.m.
Men’s and women’s cross country
vs. Colby.
Pineland Farms, New Gloucester

11 a.m.
Field hockey
vs. Williams.
Campus Avenue Field

11 a.m.
Women’s soccer vs. Williams.
Russell Street Field

2 p.m.
Men’s soccer
vs. Williams.
Russell Street Field


11 Sun

5:30 p.m.
Spiritual gathering: Protestant worship with gospel music. FMI 207-786-8272.
Chapel


13 Tue

12:30 p.m.
Noonday Concert: Pianist Frank Glazer, artist in residence, performs music by Liszt. FMI 207-786-6135.
Olin Concert Hall


14 Wed

4:30 p.m.
Women’s soccer vs. Bowdoin.
Russell Street Field

6 p.m.
Figure drawing sponsored by the Museum of Art. Easels provided, bring drawing board and supples. $7. FMI 207-786-6158.
Olin 259


16 Fri

Noon
Lecture:
Beverly Daniel Tatum, president of Spelman College and author of the book Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?, discusses her work on racial identity development and its impact on campus communities. Light lunch provided. Sponsored by the Office of Intercultural Education. FMI rdavis@bates.edu
Mays Center

8 p.m.
Concert: The Chase Hall Committee and WRBC present Seattle-based rapper Macklemore and his producer-DJ, Ryan Lewis. FMI 207-795-7496.
Library Quad


17 Sat

3:30 p.m.
Volleyball
vs. Roger Williams.
Alumni Gymnasium


18 Sun

1 p.m.
Volleyball vs. Bowdoin.
Alumni Gymnasium

5:30 p.m.
Protestant worship (see Sept. 11).
Chapel


21 Wed

6 p.m.
Figure drawing sponsored by the Museum of Art (see Sept. 14).
Olin 259


22 Thu

4:30 p.m.
Lecture
: Mathematician Washington Mio on the analysis of shape variation and its application to neuroimaging. This seminar and an evening talk by Mio (see below) are sponsored by the Richard W. Sampson Endowment Fund. FMI 207-786-6237.
Hathorn 104

4:30 p.m.
Psychology Professor Nancy Koven will give her Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching lecture entitled “Irreducible Stories of Mental Illness.” The honor, which carries a $5,000 award, recognizes a faculty member’s ability to stimulate student interest in the subject, foster desire for further learning, help students understand subject matter in a broad context, and encourage a high level of student performance, among other criteria. Refreshments available at 4:15.
Muskie Archives, room 201

5 p.m.
Field hockey
vs. Maine-Farmington.
Campus Avenue Field

7:30 p.m.
Lecture: Mathematician Washington Mio discusses the mathematics of shape in such fields as biology and medical imaging. Sponsored by the Richard W. Sampson Endowment Fund. FMI 207-786-6237.
Pettengill G52

7:30 p.m.
Language Arts Live: Gregory Pardlo, author of Totem, reads from his poetry. FMI 207-786-6256.
Muskie Archives


23 Fri

7 p.m.
Gallery talk: Dan Mills, Museum of Art director and curator of the exhibition Tale Spinning (see below), discusses the exhibition. Opening reception follows. FMI 207-786-6158.
Museum of Art

7 p.m.
Volleyball
vs. Rivier.
Alumni Gymnasium


24 Sat

11 a.m.
Field hockey vs. alumni.
Campus Avenue Field

1 p.m.
Football vs. Amherst.
Garcelon Field

3:30 p.m.
Lecture
: Victoria Wyeth ’01 discusses the current Wyeth exhibition (see Museum of Art, below). FMI 207-786-6158.
Olin Concert Hall


25 Sun

10 and 11 a.m., and 1 and 2 p.m.
Victoria Wyeth
’01 (see previous item) gives gallery talks for the current Wyeth exhibition. FMI 207-786-6158.
Museum of Art

1 p.m.
Field hockey
vs. Babson.
Campus Avenue Field

1 p.m.
Men’s soccer vs. Thomas.
Russell Street Field

5:30 p.m.
Protestant worship (see Sept. 11).
Chapel


26 Mon

4 p.m.
Women’s soccer
vs. Husson.
Russell Street Field

8 p.m.
Lecture
: Finance, Religion and the State in Post-socialist Kazakhstan by Aina Begim ’07, a doctoral candidate in the department of anthropology at Yale University. Sponsored by the anthropology department.
Pettengill G21

27 Tue

By appointment
Victoria Wyeth ’01 offers gallery talks about the current Wyeth exhibition between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. (see Sept. 24). Call 207-786-8302 to schedule.
Museum of Art

12:30 p.m.
Noonday Concert: Performing on a fortepiano built by Rodney Regier of Freeport, Maine, Sylvia Berry offers a program by J.C. Bach and W.A. Mozart.FMI 207-786-6135.
Olin Concert Hall


28 Wed

By appointment
Victoria Wyeth ’01 offers gallery talks about the current Wyeth exhibition between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. (see Sept. 24). Call 207-786-8302 to schedule.
Museum of Art

6 p.m.
Figure drawing sponsored by the Museum of Art (see Sept. 14).
Olin 259


29 Thu

By appointment
Victoria Wyeth ’01 offers gallery talks about the current Wyeth exhibition between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. (see Sept. 24). Call 207-786-8302 to schedule.
Museum of Art


30 Fri

7:30 p.m.
Concert
: Renowned pianist Richard Goode returns to Bates to perform music by Chopin and Mozart. $20/$12 for Seniors and Students. Reserved seating. FMI 207-786-6135.
Olin Concert Hall


Bates College Museum of Art

10 a.m.–5 p.m. Tuesday–Saturday

Through Sept. 10

Emerging Dis/Order: Drawings by Amy Stacey Curtis, Alison Hildreth, and Andrea Sulzer
These Maine artists explore themes of memory and loss, order and chaos, and emerging and converging human behavior and activity. Part of the statewide visual arts initiative Where to Draw the Line: The Maine Drawing Project.

Through Oct. 2

Andrew and Jamie Wyeth: Selections from the Private Collection of Victoria Browning Wyeth
Drawings, watercolors and illustrated letters from one of America’s most famous artist families. The show is assembled from the personal collection of Victoria Wyeth ’01 and includes portraits of people now known as models for Andrew Wyeth.

Sept. 9–Oct. 29

Manuel Alvarez Bravo: Fotografías de México
Bravo (1902-2002) is a leading figure in 20th-century photography and Mexican art. His photographs are deeply rooted in the culture, people and landscape of Mexico.

Sept. 23–Dec. 17

Tale Spinning: Enrique Chagoya, Leslie Dill, Brad Kahlhamer, Shirin Neshat, Nicky Nodjoumi, and Alison Saar
These artists in diverse media incorporate personal and cultural storytelling and history into their work.



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