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Symposium examines stereotyping through children's literature

Friday, February 15, 2002 3:58 pm

In an examination of how children's literature transmits stereotypes, a series of talks, accompanied by three one-act plays, in a symposium titled What is Children's Literature? will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, March 1, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 2. The public is invited to attend the sessions, which include breaks for discussion and meals, free of charge.

Bates seeks nominations for Stringfellow peace and justice award

Friday, February 15, 2002 3:49 pm

The Chaplain's Office is seeking nominations for the two recipients of the 2002 William Stringfellow Award of Peace and Justice in memory of William Stringfellow '49. All letters of nomination are due Monday, March 4, and can be addressed to The Office of the College Chaplain, 161 Wood Street, Lewiston, Maine, 04240.

Composer performs, discusses her music

Friday, February 15, 2002 3:29 pm

Beth Wiemann, a clarinetist and award-winning composer, performs and discusses her music at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Puppets join actors in production of Duras' 'Sea Wall'

Friday, February 15, 2002 9:09 am

Live actors share the stage with puppets from a variety of puppetry traditions in the production of Marguerite Duras' novel The Sea Wall. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 7-9, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 10, in Gannett Theater.

Poet and performance artist Jayne Cortez to read from work

Wednesday, February 13, 2002 4:03 pm

New York-based poet, performance artist and activist Jayne Cortez will read from her work at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Catholic chaplain from Harvard discusses feminist journey

Wednesday, February 13, 2002 3:54 pm

Jacqueline Landry, Catholic chaplain at Harvard University, will present a talk titled The Path is Made by Walking: A Catholic Feminist's Journey as a Change Agent at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall.

Debaters say it's time to share love's labor

Wednesday, February 13, 2002 9:31 am

Love might be a many-splendored thing, but it's also darned hard work for men -- or so says the Brooks Quimby Debate Council, whose members will argue the topic "Resolved: women should bear the burden of dating" at 4 p.m. Valentine's Day in the Keck Classroom of Pettengill Hall.

Bates chemistry major awarded for research

Wednesday, February 13, 2002 9:28 am

Kristin J. Smith, a chemistry major, is one of four undergraduate students nationwide to receive the American Chemical Society's I.M. Kolthoff Enrichment Award.

Bates to host New England Division III track championships

Wednesday, February 13, 2002 9:23 am

Some of the nation's best track and field teams will be showcased at Bates, this year's host of the New England Division III men's track and field championships.

Fiction writer Christina Chiu`91 to read from work

Tuesday, February 12, 2002 4:13 pm

Fiction writer Christina Chiu '91 will read from her work at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.

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