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Thursday

October 20, 2011 10:00 am

Food scholar presents cultural history of the fork

Food scholar presents cultural history of the fork

A lecture series exploring the role of material culture in the humanities and social sciences continues with a cultural history of the fork by Darra Goldstein, founding editor of Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture, at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Thursday

October 20, 2011 8:00 am

BatesNews Monthly Update: October 2011

BatesNews Monthly Update: October 2011

For Bates alumni, parents and friends, here is a look some of the major Bates events and achievements of the…

Wednesday

October 19, 2011 5:16 pm

Presidential search update forums on campus Oct. 28

Presidential search update forums on campus Oct. 28

Members of the Bates campus community are invited to meet with the Presidential Search Committee on Oct. 28 for a discussion forum and an update on the search for the college’s next leader.

Tuesday

October 18, 2011 3:21 pm

NOVA intern Sarah Charley ’11 starts with a joke

NOVA intern Sarah Charley ’11 starts with a joke

Sarah Charley ’11 explains the Heisenberg uncertainty principle and how an electron can sometimes be like a “sheet crumpled into a ball” and other times like a “quilt spread across a bed”

Tuesday

October 18, 2011 3:12 pm

Pioneering photographer of American West to be discussed

Pioneering photographer of American West to be discussed

Art historian Weston Naef discusses the work of Carleton Watkinds, a photographer who documented the American West in its last years of pristine beauty, in a lecture at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

October 18, 2011 1:35 pm

The Root features interview with King V. Cheek ’59, former HBCU president

The Root features interview with King V. Cheek ’59, former HBCU president

The Root, in collaboration with The HistoryMakers, offers reflections from educational leader King V. Cheek Jr. ’59. With his brother…

Tuesday

October 18, 2011 1:11 pm

Patch interviews encaustic artist Amy Keller '87

South End Patch reporter Christopher Treacy interviews encaustic artist Amy Keller ’87 of Kingston, Mass., about her work and about…

Monday

October 17, 2011 4:05 pm

Events Schedule: November 2011

Hello from Bates! Here’s a preview of public events at the college during November 2011.

Monday

October 17, 2011 9:55 am

Medieval scholars visit to discuss 'Responses to Hard Times'

With an economic recession, lengthy overseas wars and a run of natural disasters hitting the U.S. and other lands, these are trying times. Yet scholars visiting Bates for the Medieval Miseries: Responses to Hard Times conference know that things could be even tougher. Bates hosts the 38th annual New England Medieval Conference on Saturday, Oct. 22, in Room G65, Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Saturday

October 15, 2011 12:00 am

Asking Bates to welcome change, President Hansen made Bates’ framework firmer

In her final Bates interview, outgoing Bates President Elaine Tuttle Hansen talks about the college meeting challenges by being “alive to change.”