News Archives

Tuesday

March 20, 2001 8:23 am

Criminal justice conference to be held

Tyrone Powers, a former FBI agent and director of the Institute of Criminal Justice, the University of Maryland, will deliver the keynote address, Criminal Injustice: An Exploration of Inequalities in the Criminal Justice System, Institutionalized Racism and Class Oppression in the FBI’s COINTELPRO Program and ‘War on Drugs’ for the conference No More Prisons: Education Not Incarceration Saturday, March 24, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Friday

March 16, 2001 8:14 am

Charter school executive to discuss education and entrepreneurship

A.J. Clegg, chairman and chief executive officer of Nobel Education Dynamics Inc., will discuss Educational Ventures: The Charter School as part of the second annual Bates Seminar Series in Entrepreneurship on Monday, March 19, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Thursday

March 15, 2001 4:22 pm

Roman Catholic feminist scholar to deliver Zerby Lecture

Rosemary Radforth Reuther, acclaimed Roman Catholic feminist scholar of religion, will discuss Are Gaia and God on Speaking Terms? Feminism, Ecology and Religion Monday, March 26, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Wednesday

March 14, 2001 4:14 pm

Presidential Search Committee named

A Presidential Search Committee has been formed by the Bates College Board of Trustees to evaluate candidates and nominate a successor to President Donald W. Harward.

Tuesday

March 13, 2001 4:06 pm

Scholar to discuss Sufi tradition

Qamar-ul Huda, assistant professor of Islamic studies and comparative theology, Boston College, will discuss Spiritual Liberation: A Sufi View Monday, March 19, in Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

Friday

March 9, 2001 3:54 pm

Spelman College Choir to perform

The Spelman College Choir will perform Thursday, March 15, at the Bates College Chapel, College St, in celebration of International Women’s History Month.

Wednesday

March 7, 2001 3:30 pm

French professor Mary Rice-DeFosse pursues an interdisciplinary approach

Mary Rice-DeFosse, professor of French, lives and works in a state in which 40 percent of the residents claim French heritage. It’s no coincidence, then, that Franco-American Maine literature and culture are an important part of her work.

Tuesday

March 6, 2001 3:43 pm

Theater production of 'Isn't it Romantic' runs from March 15-18

Isn’t it Romantic, a play by Pulitzer Prize-winner Wendy Wasserstein, will be performed Thursday through Sunday, March 15-18, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 18, at Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Monday

March 5, 2001 3:36 pm

Anthropologist to discuss new cultural imperialism in China

James L. Watson, Fairbank Professor of Chinese Society and professor of anthropology at Harvard University, will discuss The New Cultural Imperialism: McDonald’s in China Wednesday, March 14, in the Keck Classroom of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.

Monday

March 5, 2001 3:31 pm

Poet Brian Gilmore to read

Poet Brian Gilmore, the author of Elvis is Alive and Living in Harlem will read from his work Saturday, March 10, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.