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Poet-memoirist Gregory Orr will read from a memoir about his troubled relationship with his father, supplementing his presentation with related family poems at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Portia Maultsby, professor of ethnomusicology and director of the Archives of African American Music and Culture at Indiana University, will discuss “African American Music in Dutch Culture: Issues of Identity and Representation” at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Millennial Series Lecture free of charge.
hree Bates College alumni are featured in The Electronic Revolution, E-Commerce, the next presentation in the Bates Seminar Series in Entrepreneurship, at 7 p.m. Friday, March 3, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.
Roseanna Kazanjian, Constance Chandler-Ward and Judith Carpenter, members of Greenfire, a women’s spirituality center in Tenants Harbor, will discuss “Creating a Life in Community for Justice, for Work, for the Inner Life” at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, in Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall on the Bates campus.
“Islam in the Modern World,” a two-day symposium, will be held from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 3, and from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 4, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge. The fourth in a series of Bates College Symposia in Religion and Contemporary Issues focused on issues of religious tolerance and diversity, the conference is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Bates, with support from a variety of Bates offices.
Documentary film maker Carma Hinton, a leading chronicler of China, will present a workshop at Bates College about Western views of China’s one-child policy and the status of Chinese women at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in the Keck Classroom G52 of Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
The Bates College Noonday Concert series continues its winter season with a selection of programs throughout the month of March. The free concerts, open to the public, will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the college’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.
Educational leaders from Bates College, Manchester College in North Manchester, Ind., and the University of Texas at Arlington will discuss the changing role of higher education in a round-table format at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend the Bates College Millennial Series lecture free of charge.
Dr. Michael Thorne Kelly, vice president for research, chairman of the board and founder of Advanced Management Catalyst Inc. in Wiscasset, and Dr. William S. Holt, Bates College class of 1963 and CEO of Eye Care & Surgery Center of Maine, will discuss “Scientific and Medical Entrepreneurship” at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College. The presentation is part of The Bates Seminar Series in Entrepreneurship, and public is invited to attend free of charge.
“Best of the Fest,” a two-hour highlight film from the 24th Annual Banff Festival of Mountain Films in Banff, Alberta, Canada, will be shown at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. “Best of the Fest” features footage of high-altitude rock and ice climbing, a trek from Russia to Canada through the North Pole, extreme mountain biking and the first crossing of western Nepal by paraglider. Admission to the event, sponsored by the Bates College Outing Club, is $3 for adults and free for seniors and children under 12.