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Woodrow Wilson Fellow to discuss developing nations and World Bank

Friday, September 18, 1998 1:44 pm

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.

Bates to host ballroom-swing dance party

Thursday, September 17, 1998 1:41 pm

"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.

Boston group Guster to perform

Monday, September 14, 1998 1:35 pm

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.

Ten faculty members promoted at Bates

Monday, September 14, 1998 1:30 pm

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.

"A Taste of Cherry" continues international film series

Friday, September 11, 1998 1:20 pm

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.

Folksinger Iain MacKintosh to perform

Friday, September 11, 1998 1:06 pm

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.

English professor to read from his poetry

Friday, September 11, 1998 1:03 pm

Poet John Tagliabue, professor emeritus of English at Bates College, will read from his poetry Thursday, Sept. 24, at 8 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Meditation labyrinth installed, inaugurated

Friday, September 11, 1998 1:03 pm

A 37-foot meditation labyrinth will arrive on the Bates College campus and be set out for its inaugural use Monday, Sept. 21, through Thursday, Sept. 24, from noon to 4 p.m. in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building. A set of concentric circles painted on a large piece of canvas that is placed on a floor for walking meditation, the labyrinth is an ancient tool for quiet reflection and the pursuit of inner clarity. The public is invited to participate free of charge.

Sister Carole Rossi opens Spiritual Journeys series at Bates

Thursday, September 10, 1998 4:02 pm

Sister Carole Rossi of the Crystal Spring Center for Earth Education in Plainville, Mass., will discuss "Context for Wholeness and Holiness" at Bates College from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall. The public is invited to attend the opening lecture of the Spiritual Journeys series at Bates without charge. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.

"Thinking, Seeing and Painting" to be discussed at Bates

Thursday, September 10, 1998 3:57 pm

"Thinking, Seeing and Painting," a panel discussion on landscape oil sketching with Maine artists Ann Lofquist, Joel Babb and James Linehan, will be held at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

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