Stories from September 2013
Rubén Martínez is the 2013 Otis Lecturer at Bates. (© Angela Garcia)
Chronicler of boom, bust in American West gives Otis Lecture on Oct. 14

Friday, September 27, 2013 2:01 pm

Rubén Martínez, chronicler of the harsh consequences of boom times in the West, gives the annual Otis Lecture on Oct. 14.

Trio les Amis: Mary Hunter, James Parakilas and Steve Witkin. (Mike Bradley/Bates College)
Bates, Bowdoin, Colby musicians to perform French chamber music

Friday, September 27, 2013 1:55 pm

A piano trio drawn from Maine's three selective liberal arts colleges plays French chamber music on Oct. 6.

The Bates Dance Company photographed in March 2013 by Phyllis Graber Jensen.
Dance Company offers two daytime performances for Parents and Family Weekend

Thursday, September 26, 2013 1:23 pm

Student performers show off the vitality of dance at Bates on Sept. 28-29.

The performers in Headlong Dance Theater's "Avalanche," from left: Carol Dilley and Michael Reidy, of Bates College; Todd Coulter, Colby College; Rachel Boggia, Bates; and Annie Kloppenberg, Colby. Photograph by Andrew Simonet/Headlong Dance Theater.
Not body of work, but work of body: Bates, Colby faculty perform ‘Avalanche’

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 3:31 pm

Faculty from Bates and Colby perform a piece by Philadelphia's Headlong Dance Theater on Sept. 29.

Printmaker and teacher Hideki Kimura.
Museum lecture to explore past, present of Japanese printmaking

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 12:07 pm

Japanese printmaking is the focus of a current exhibition at the Museum of Art and of a lecture on Sept. 28.

Bates neuroscientist Jason Castro. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
That makes scents: Bates, Pitt scientists propose approach to categorizing odors

Thursday, September 19, 2013 11:41 am

Using advanced statistical techniques, researchers at Bates and the University of Pittsburgh have developed an approach to systematically describing smells.

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Slide show: 21 pivotal first moments for the Class of 2017

Thursday, September 19, 2013 10:00 am

Take a look at 21 first moments for the Class of 2017, from move-in day to first week of classes.

Rubén Martínez is the 2013 Otis Lecturer at Bates. (© Angela Garcia)
Events at Bates: Sept. 27–Oct. 31

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 10:05 am

Hello from Bates! Here’s a listing of public events at the college for Sept. 27–Oct. 31.

John Farrell performs T.S. Eliot's "Four Quartets" from memory.
T.S. Eliot masterpiece inspires recitation, music

Friday, September 13, 2013 9:06 am

John Farrell of Figures of Speech Theatre recites "Four Quartets," a suite of poems by T.S. Eliot, on Sept. 27. The DaPonte String Quartet follows Farrell with a Beethoven piece thought to have inspired Eliot.

A scene from the Global Lens film 'The Fantastic World of Juan Orol,' showing on Sept. 30.
Events at Bates: Sept. 13–30

Friday, September 13, 2013 8:42 am

Hello from Bates! Here's an updated listing of public events at the college for the period Sept. 13-30, 2013.

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