News Archives


September 23, 1998 2:01 pm

William Blum to speak on U.S. foreign policy

William Blum, author of “The CIA: A Forgotten History” and “Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II,” will discuss “U.S. Foreign Policy: A Study in Hypocrisy” Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Series lecture free of charge.


September 20, 1998 1:54 pm

Womanist to deliver annual Zerby lecture

The construction of social ethics, drawing on the resources available in African-American women’s literary tradition, will be the topic of the annual Rayborn Lindley Zerby Lecture at Bates Sunday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


September 18, 1998 1:51 pm

Portland String Quartet to perform

The Portland String Quartet will perform at Bates College Friday, Oct. 2, at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The program features Franz Joseph Haydn’s String Quartet in D Minor, Op. 76, No. 2, Charles Ives’ String Quartet No. 1: The Revival Meeting and Johannes Brahms’ String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 51, No. 2. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for students and seniors. To purchase tickets and for more information, call 207-786-6135.


September 18, 1998 1:48 pm

Modern Dance Company performs eclectic series

The Bates College Modern Dance Company in Concert will showcase the performance and choreography talents of student, faculty and alumni artists during Parents and Families Weekend at Bates Friday, Oct. 9, and Saturday, Oct. 10, at 7:45 p.m. in the Schaeffer Theater. The public is invited to attend free of charge with no reservations accepted.


September 18, 1998 1:44 pm

Woodrow Wilson Fellow to discuss developing nations and World Bank

Gretchen M. Handwerger of the World Bank, a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow at Bates College, will discuss The Developing Nations and the World Bank Monday, Sept. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


September 17, 1998 1:41 pm

Bates to host ballroom-swing dance party

“Fall into the Swing of Things,” a ballroom dancing swing party with music provided by a professional disc jockey, will be held at Bates College Saturday, Oct. 3, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. in Chase Hall Lounge.


September 14, 1998 1:35 pm

Boston group Guster to perform

Guster, a percussion and guitar trio whose second CD “Goldfly” was named Independent Album of the Year at the 1998 Boston Music Awards, will perform at Bates College Saturday, Sept. 26, at 9 p.m. in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased in the student activities offices at Bates, Bowdoin and Colby colleges. At Bates, call 207-786-6468 for tickets and more information.


September 14, 1998 1:30 pm

Ten faculty members promoted at Bates

Four assistant professors have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure, two associate professors have been awarded tenure and four associate professors have been promoted to full professor at Bates College, announced President Donald W. Harward.


September 11, 1998 1:20 pm

"A Taste of Cherry" continues international film series

A Taste of Cherry, Abbas Kiarostami’s Palme d’Or-winning film about a desperate middle-age man who has decided to end his life, will be shown Saturday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. and Sept. 27 at 2 p.m. in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center. Admission is $5 for the film, sponsored by L/A Arts and the Bates Filmboard. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling L/A Arts at 207-782-7228 or 800-639-2919.


September 11, 1998 1:06 pm

Folksinger Iain MacKintosh to perform

Known as the “quiet man of Scottish folkmusic,” Iain MacKintosh will perform at Bates College Thursday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.