Stories from 2013
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.

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...

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