Archives for "French"
February 28, 2013 11:31 am
A filmmaker dedicated to producing documentaries about the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, Gilbert Ndahayo shows his new film at Bates on March 4.
January 18, 2013 1:45 pm
Teaching genocide is about finding ways to “create connections and dialogues” says Alex Dauge-Roth.
October 31, 2011 6:23 pm
It had to be said: Sometimes, “something gets found in translation, too.” This truth was stated during the opening of…
October 31, 2011 6:03 pm
Bates’ global reach has been a driving theme behind Open to the World: Bates Celebrates Unbounded Learning, a celebration of…
October 25, 2011 6:37 pm
“I love to watch other people take photos,” says photographer Ebbe Sweet ’11, a program assistant on the Bates Semester…
October 7, 2011 1:41 pm
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.
October 7, 2011 10:56 am
George Mitchell, the former U.S. senator delivers the keynote address during a weeklong celebration of international and interdisciplinary education at Bates
June 6, 2011 2:14 pm
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.
May 20, 2011 10:14 am
At its May 14 meeting, the Bates College Board of Trustees voted to promote three faculty members from associate professor to full professor, and one lecturer to senior lecturer. The promotions take effect in August, at the start of the college’s academic year. The faculty members are Francesco Duina, sociology (promoted to professor), Baltasar Fra-Molinero, romance languages and literatures (professor), Kirk Read, romance languages and literatures (professor) and Katalin Vecsey, theater and rhetoric (senior lecturer).
May 20, 2011 10:06 am
Promoted to full professor in May 2011, Kirk Read is professor of French and chair of the Division of Humanities. A specialist in early modern French literature, he concentrates on pre-Revolutionary France and Francophone North Africa. Released in April by Ashgate Publishing, his Birthing Bodies in Early Modern France: Stories of Gender and Reproduction investigates gender, sex and sexuality in medical discourse and across various literary genres building on an acute knowledge of early modern gender and culture as well as contemporary gender theory.