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Thursday

July 25, 2013
1:56 pm

French and Francophone Studies, Fall 2013

French is now the Department of French and Francophone Studies (FFS). Our assistant for academic year 2013-14 is Gaëlle Nubul…

Friday

June 28, 2013
11:00 am

With passion for design and ability to form ‘substantive partnerships,’ Baumann ’87 appointed Cooper-Hewitt director

Caroline Baumann ’87 is “passionate about design and reaching people — physically and digitally — with its lessons and insights.”

With passion for design and ability to form ‘substantive partnerships,’ Baumann ’87 appointed Cooper-Hewitt director

Thursday

February 28, 2013
11:31 am

Rwandan filmmaker to screen latest documentary

A filmmaker dedicated to producing documentaries about the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, Gilbert Ndahayo shows his new film at Bates on March 4.

Rwandan filmmaker to screen latest documentary

Friday

January 18, 2013
1:45 pm

Dauge-Roth’s course on teaching genocide highlighted in International Educator

Teaching genocide is about finding ways to “create connections and dialogues” says Alex Dauge-Roth.

Dauge-Roth’s course on teaching genocide highlighted in International Educator

Monday

October 31, 2011
6:23 pm

Open to the World: Spain, ‘down the Plains’ come to Maine as poetry fest begins

It had to be said: Sometimes, “something gets found in translation, too.” This truth was stated during the opening of…

Open to the World: Spain, ‘down the Plains’ come to Maine as poetry fest begins

Monday

October 31, 2011
6:03 pm

Open to the World: Foreign becomes familiar in Roger Williams Hall

Bates’ global reach has been a driving theme behind Open to the World: Bates Celebrates Unbounded Learning, a celebration of…

Open to the World: Foreign becomes familiar in Roger Williams Hall

Tuesday

October 25, 2011
6:37 pm

The shutter clicks and Ebbe Sweet ’11 sees what they see

“I love to watch other people take photos,” says photographer Ebbe Sweet ’11, a program assistant on the Bates Semester…

The shutter clicks and Ebbe Sweet ’11 sees what they see

Friday

October 7, 2011
1:41 pm

Bates presents second annual Translations international poetry festival and conference

During the first “Translations” poetry festival at Bates College, in 2010, conference organizer Claudia Aburto Guzmán had an encounter that seemed to crystallize the event for her.

This innovative festival presented international poets reading their work in the original language, with English translations prepared by Bates faculty and students. Working with Somali poet Omar Ahmed, “it struck me that I was involved in the true practice of communication,” says Aburto Guzmán, associate professor of Spanish.

Friday

October 7, 2011
10:56 am

U.S. Sen. George Mitchell among speakers for weeklong ‘Unbounded Learning’

George Mitchell, the former U.S. senator delivers the keynote address during a weeklong celebration of international and interdisciplinary education at Bates

U.S. Sen. George Mitchell among speakers for weeklong ‘Unbounded Learning’

Monday

June 6, 2011
2:14 pm

Campus Construction Update: June 7, 2011

Like sands through the hourglass, so are the final days of the renovation of Hedge and Roger Williams halls. On Monday, June 27, faculty in philosophy, religious studies and environmental studies will receive key-card access to the renovated Hedge Hall and be able to start settling into their spiffy new offices. Four weeks later, July 25 is moving day for staff of the Language Resource Center and Off-Campus Study office and the faculty of the foreign-language programs that will occupy Roger Williams Hall.