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Bates senior Courtney Elf of Sandy Hook, Conn., will perform a senior thesis concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 11, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Seymour Papert, an early pioneer in the field of artificial intelligence and technology-based education methods at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will discuss “Technology and Education in the New Millennium” at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 16, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Millennial Series lecture free of charge.
Katherine Heggeman, a Bates College senior from Standish, has discovered a method for purifying arsenic-contaminated groundwater in Zimapan, Mexico. Heggeman, a geology major at Bates, will present research related to her senior honors thesis at the 35th annual meeting of the Northeastern Section of the Geological Society of America, March 13-15 in New Brunswick, N.J.
Dr. Robert Abrahamsen, director of the Total Wound Center at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, will discuss “Hyperbaric Medicine 2000″ at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, in Keck Classroom G52 of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road. Abrahamsen will discuss how this state-of-the-art medical treatment delivers 100 percent oxygen to patients in an environment of increased atmospheric pressure. The talk, sponsored by the Bates College Emergency Medical Services, is open to the public free of charge.
William McDonough, named 1999 Designer of the Year by Interiors magazine, will discuss “Designing a ‘Green’ World” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, Bates College.
The New England Piano Quartette will perform the annual Alvin E. David Concert with works by Beethoven, Martinu and Faure at 8 p.m. Friday, March 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College. The performance will be followed by a reception in the Olin lobby, and the public is invited to attend free of charge. For more information, call the Olin Arts Center at 207-786-6135.
Elizabeth Bettenhausen, social ethicist, theologian, photographer and poet, will discuss “Bleeding Brain? That’s Life!” and present a two-hour interactive workshop “Does Art Increase Justice in the World?” offered in conjunction with an exhibit of Bettenhausen’s photographs and poetry, “Healthy, Holy Illness in My Head.”
The Portland String Quartet will perform a concert of Mozart, Dvorak and Thomas Myron, with guest soprano Christina Astrachan, at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 4, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge. For more information, call the Olin Arts Center at 207-786-6135.
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.