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Spiritual Journey

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:45 pm

African American Mysticism: A Father and Son's Journey with Contemporary Mystic Howard Thurman

MLK Jr. Day Concurrent Workshops

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:42 pm

MLK Jr. Day Concurrent Workshops.

Debate between Bates and Morehouse Colleges

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:41 pm

The visiting team comes from Morehouse College, the Atlanta institution known for its tradition of illustrious graduates, including The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Benjamin Mays, Bates class of 1920, was president of Morehouse for 27 years and a mentor to King. The Bates debate team, of which Mays was an accomplished member, comes with a longstanding and esteemed tradition of debate. The forum includes an opportunity for audience members to speak.

The Keynote Presentation

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:37 pm

Welcome by President Donald Harward Music by The Bates College Jazz Ensemble Overview by Jill R. Reich, vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty Musical Selection: "Bridge Over Troubled Water," Naturally Seven Speaker Introduction by John McClendon, associate professor of African American studies and American cultural studies.

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Service

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:35 pm

The Rev. Joan Martin William Rankin Professor of Ethics, Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge, Mass. Music by The Bates College Deansmen, Shape Notes Singers and Northfield Also featuring Bates dancers Devon Fitchett '02, Justin Stebbins '02 and Aisha Bell '03, and a troupe of student actors who will provide a dramatic interpretation of the text that Martin has chosen for the evening.

Martin Luther King Jr. Schedule

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:32 pm

Bates College observes Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2002 by participating in a variety of activities scheduled from Sunday, Jan. 20, through Thursday, Jan. 24. The Bates faculty has suspended classes on Monday, Jan. 21, to enable the entire community (students, faculty, staff and guests) to join in the following:

Le Corbusier designs depicted at Bates College Museum of Art

Wednesday, December 26, 2001 4:16 pm

New York architect Elizabeth Donoff discusses her photographs of two structures designed by Le Corbusier, one of the 20th century's most influential architects, in a lecture Friday, Jan. 11, at the Bates College Museum of Art.

Renowned Guarneri quartet performs at Bates College

Tuesday, December 18, 2001 9:15 am

One of the best and best-known American chamber ensembles, the Guarneri String Quartet is coming to Bates College for a rare Maine appearance, performing in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall Sunday, Jan. 6.

Bates called exemplary in 'green campus' survey

Monday, December 17, 2001 3:36 pm

Its environmental policies and practices make Bates College a leader among American universities and colleges in a survey that the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) released in October.

Bates visiting professorship honors human rights leader

Monday, December 17, 2001 1:14 pm

Bates College has received a $1 million gift and pledge from the Orr Family Foundation, founded by trustee James F. Orr III, to support a distinguished visiting professorship in honor of human rights advocate Benjamin E. Mays, a 1920 Bates graduate who influenced a generation of civil rights leaders.

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