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Bates and USM/LA to sponsor Martin Luther King Jr. "read-in"

Tuesday, January 11, 2000 3:35 pm

In recognition of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and to celebrate multiculturalism and diversity in a local community school, the Bates College Center for Service-Learning and the University of Southern Maine's Lewiston-Auburn College (LAC) will co-sponsor a "read-in" by faculty, staff and students for grades 4-6 at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, and Wednesday, Jan. 19, at Martel Elementary School on Lisbon Street in Lewiston.

Bates and USM/LA jointly served by AmeriCorps*VISTA member

Tuesday, January 11, 2000 3:31 pm

In an unusual cooperative effort between a private and public institution of higher education, the Bates College Center for Service Learning and the University of Southern Maine's Lewiston-Auburn College (LAC) share the services of an AmeriCorps*Volunteers In Service To America (VISTA) member.

Seminar Series addresses "Entrepreneurship as Service"

Tuesday, January 11, 2000 3:27 pm

Executive directors from local nonprofit organizations and a national educational institute will discuss "Entrepreneurship as Service" at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

The New York Kunqu Troupe performs Chinese opera

Tuesday, January 11, 2000 3:25 pm

The New York Kunqu Troupe of The Kunqu Society will perform two acts from "Pan Chin-lien," a contemporary Chinese opera adapted from Shen Jing's 16th-century classical work "Yi Xia Ji" at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, in Schaeffer Theatre.

Noted liberation theologist to speak on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 10, 2000 3:06 pm

Philosopher, educator and minister William R. Jones will deliver the keynote address, "Beyond Hate Language: The Oppressor's Ploy or Pathology of the Oppressed?," for the 2000 Bates College Martin Luther King Day Jr. celebration.

Glazer to perform "Music From a Bygone Era"

Thursday, January 6, 2000 3:22 pm

Pianist Frank Glazer, artist-in-residence at Bates College, will perform "Music From a Bygone Era" at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Conference on crimes connected to the government to be held at Bates

Wednesday, January 5, 2000 3:18 pm

The 11th annual Maine Conference Investigating Crimes Committed by the FBI by will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Acclaimed 17-year-old cellist Alisa Weilerstein to perform

Tuesday, January 4, 2000 2:58 pm

Acclaimed 17-year-old cellist Alisa Weilerstein will perform a concert of works by Schubert, Barber and Tchaikovsky at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Physicist who slowed the speed of light to speak

Saturday, January 1, 2000 1:57 pm

Lene Vestergaard Hau, a Danish physicist who stunned the global scientific community by slowing the speed of light in a Harvard University research laboratory, will discuss her work at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, in Room 204, Carnegie Science, Bates College. The public is invited to attend without charge.

Minister to lead annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day service

Wednesday, December 22, 1999 12:00 am

The Rev. Kirk Byron Jones, a specialist in the social theologies of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Walter Rauschenbusch and well-known for his work with the Commission on Justice and Liberation of the National Council of Churches, will be the guest preacher for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Service at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

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