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Laura Deschaines of Auburn and Lynn Houston of Poland have been named recipients of a Bates College scholarship fund awarded annually to children of Bates employees.
Gary Habermas, professor of philosophy and theology at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., will discuss “Death and Beyond: The Hope of Resurrection” in two separate Bates College lectures at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in Hirasawa Lounge, Chase Hall and at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, in Chase Hall Lounge, both at 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend each of these Thomas F. Staley Foundation lectures, sponsored by the Bates College Christian Fellowship, free of charge.
Francine Deutsch, author of the book “Halving It All: How Couples Practice Equally Shared Parenting,” will discuss how parents can balance work and better share in the responsibility of raising children at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Millennial Series lecture free of charge.
Paul Cohen, a feminist theologian, pastoral minister and social activist from Berkeley, Calif., will discuss “A Catholic Feminist Spiritual Path” at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, on the Bates College campus. The public is invited to attend this Spiritual Journeys lecture without charge. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.
Virtuoso guitarist Eliot Fisk joins The Shanghai String Quartet in a concert of works by at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $8 for students and seniors and may be purchased by calling 207-786-6252.
Robert Hill, the noted African diaspora scholar whose multidisciplinary work intersects with political science, history, sociology and psychology, will discuss “Afrogenesis, or The Genealogy of ‘Africa for Africans’” at 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 31, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and “Afrognosis, or Caliban’s Books of Healing in the African World” at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, in Chase Hall Lounge.
Becky Dinwoodie, a national field organizer of the American Civil Liberties Union, will present “Defending Our Liberties,” an issues briefing and skills-training presentation at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, in Room 243 of the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Sponsored by the Maine Civil Liberties Union, the briefings are free and open to the public.
Geeta Patel, assistant professor of women’s studies at Wellesley College, will discuss “Time Tallies Up: Millennium Stories” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
An exhibition of recent work by French artist Christian Boltanski will be on view at the Bates College Museum of Art Jan. 14-March 24, 2000. “Christian Boltanski: The Loss of Innocence” will highlight Boltanski’s photographic ensembles for which he has become widely known over the years in Europe, the United States and Israel. The artist uses children’s school photographs from the 1930s and 1940s found in European archives. Although the children are often portrayed smiling in the original photographs, Boltanski’s enlarged, grainy images become distorted and invoke the imminent tragedy of the Holocaust.
The Bates College Noonday Concert series continues its winter season with a selection of programs throughout the month of February. The free concerts, open to the public, will be held Tuesdays from l2:30 to l p.m. at the college’s Olin Arts Concert Hall, located on Russell Street in Lewiston.