October 20, 2011 10:00 am
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).
October 20, 2011 8:00 am
For Bates alumni, parents and friends, here is a look some of the major Bates events and achievements of the…
October 19, 2011 5:16 pm
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.
October 18, 2011 3:21 pm
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”
October 18, 2011 3:12 pm
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.
October 18, 2011 1:35 pm
The Root, in collaboration with The HistoryMakers, offers reflections from educational leader King V. Cheek Jr. ’59. With his brother…
October 18, 2011 1:11 pm
South End Patch reporter Christopher Treacy interviews encaustic artist Amy Keller ’87 of Kingston, Mass., about her work and about…
October 17, 2011 4:05 pm
Hello from Bates! Here’s a preview of public events at the college during November 2011.
October 17, 2011 9:55 am
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).
October 15, 2011 12:00 am
In her final Bates interview, outgoing Bates President Elaine Tuttle Hansen talks about the college meeting challenges by being “alive to change.”