Posts from 2012
Poet Brian Turner. Photograph by Kim Buchheit.
Soldier-poet Brian Turner to appear in Bates, downtown readings

Friday, September 14, 2012 2:04 pm

An Army veteran whose service included a year in Iraq, poet Brian Turner reads from his work in a Language Arts Live event Sept. 27.

Aquila Theatre Company visits Bates and Lewiston in a residency co-sponsored with L/A Arts. Photograph copyright 2005 by Lois Greenfield.
Three by Aquila Theatre in Lewiston

Friday, September 14, 2012 1:49 pm

Bates and L/A Arts co-sponsor Aquila Theatre Company presentations in September 2012.

The Aquila Theatre Company performs "Cyrano de Bergerac" at Bates on Sept. 27.
Longstanding Bates-L/A Arts partnership picks up pace with theater, poetry, music

Friday, September 14, 2012 1:11 pm

Bates and the local arts agency L/A Arts have been collaborators for years, but the partnership has gained a new intensity for autumn 2012.

Math professor makes short work of knotty problems

Thursday, September 13, 2012 8:55 am

In a pair of Sept. 26 lectures at Bates, mathematician Colin Adams will explore the ins and outs of knots.

Aquila Theatre Company visits Bates and Lewiston in a residency co-sponsored with L/A Arts. Photograph copyright 2005 by Lois Greenfield.
Events Schedule: September 2012, second revision

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 11:24 am

Here’s the latest preview of public events at Bates Sept. 12-30, 2012.

Environmental historian William Cronon.
Harward Center marks Clean Water Act’s 40th with address by environmental historian

Monday, September 10, 2012 4:00 pm

Bates marks the 40th anniversary of the federal Clean Water Act with a Sept. 20 talk by an influential environmental historian.

Luli Bitri plays Elsa in the Global Lens film presentation "Amnesty."
Albanian film ‘Amnesty’ opens autumn series of Global Lens screenings

Friday, September 7, 2012 1:59 pm

The Global Lens 2012 film series returns to Bates in weekly screenings starting Sept. 17.

Glazer celebrates three decades at Bates with season of most-cherished music

Friday, September 7, 2012 12:57 pm

Pianist Frank Glazer devotes the 2012-13 season to beloved works from 32 years of Bates concerts.

From left, Convocation speakers Umar Khan '13, professor Stephen Engel and Bates President Clayton Spencer chat prior to Convocation 2012. Also shown are professors Sawyer Sylvester and Thomas Tracy. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Convocation 2012 reveals common ground in art of compromise

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 3:45 pm

What's political compromise got to do with a Bates education? As Convocation 2012 reveals, plenty.

The 1860 Republican Party platform called the expansion of slavery a "crime against humanity." Detail of a photograph courtesy of the Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana.
Party platforms reflect ideological battles, says political scientist Engel

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 8:39 am

Changes in party platforms over time can reflect the winners and losers among the party factions.

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