Stories from September 2013
Olin Arts Alive presents ‘virtuoso art folkies,’ Joy Kills Sorrow

Friday, September 13, 2013 8:30 am

Joy Kills Sorrow, a Boston-based quintet known for their intelligent, wry lyricism and unique blend of styles, performs on Sept. 28.

Lightning from an approaching thunderstorm illuminates buildings on the Bates campus on Sept. 11, 2013. (Mike Bradley/Bates College)
Photograph of lightning over the Bates campus

Thursday, September 12, 2013 3:11 pm

Taken at 8:10 p.m. on Sept. 11, this image shows a cloud-to-cloud lightning strike from an approaching thunderstorm.

Davíd Carrasco. (Photograph courtesy of Harvard Divinity School)
New Latin American studies program presents lecture by Harvard Divinity School professor

Thursday, September 12, 2013 1:49 pm

Davíd Carrasco, a Mexican American historian of religions, offers the inaugural lecture in Bates' Latin American studies program on Sept. 16

Brunswick, Maine, author Jaed Coffin.
Personal history by Brunswick author opens Language Arts Live series

Monday, September 9, 2013 4:04 pm

Jaed Coffin, whose first book chronicles his experience as a Buddhist monk in his mother’s native Thailand, opens the Language Arts Live series Sept. 19.

Koichi Kiyono's "Cultivation II," etching on cotton-wool and felt with hand sewing, appears in the Museum of Art exhibition "Redefining The Multiple: 13 Japanese Printmakers."
Bold printmakers from Japan, Maine images by iconic photographer featured at Museum of Art

Monday, September 9, 2013 2:33 pm

Images of Maine by famed 20th-century photographer Berenice Abbott and prints by...

Ashleen O'Brien '15 of Edmonds, Wash., shows off a duckling during her summer 2013 internship at Nezinscot Farm, a 250-acre organic farm, store and cafe in Turner, Maine. (Mike Bradley/Bates College)
Slide Show: This Month at Bates

Friday, September 6, 2013 3:11 pm

Enjoy a monthly slide show of images that features the vitality of...

Folksinger Sam Amidon. Photo credit: Terry Magson.
Folksinger Amidon, Maine country band Traveling Trees up next on Olin stage

Friday, September 6, 2013 10:11 am

Vermont-born folksinger Sam Amidon performs in the Olin Arts Alive music series on Sept. 10.

Video: Convocation 2013 featuring President Spencer’s address, ‘Some Thoughts on Work’

Thursday, September 5, 2013 6:07 pm

View the complete video of Convocation 2013, including the Convocation Address, “Some Thoughts on Work,” by President Clayton Spencer.

Saudi women's rights advocate Manal Alsharif.
OIE Speaker Series opens with activist who defied Saudi ban on women driving

Thursday, September 5, 2013 2:59 pm

Manal Alsharif, an advocate for women's rights in Saudi Arabia, launches a series of events at Bates exploring human diversity on Sept. 18.

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Video: Outdoor trips and campus Orientation done, it’s now about two words for the Class of 2017

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 4:46 pm

Members of the Class of 2017 try to sum up what it's been like so far in two words.

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