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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.

Friday

May 20, 2011
10:14 am

Faculty members Duina, Fra-Molinero, Read, Vecsey promoted

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).

Friday

May 20, 2011
10:06 am

Faculty promotions, 2011: Kirk Read

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.

Wednesday

December 8, 2010
2:05 pm

$150,000 grant from Alden Trust supports Hedge-Bill renovations

As Bates continues to transform two 19th-century residence halls into state-of-the-art academic buildings, the college has received a $150,000 grant from the George I. Alden Trust to support the renovation project.

Friday

August 27, 2010
2:00 pm

Bates Matters: Traditions and Facilities

How a tradition of learning inside, outside, and around the classroom influences Bates facilities growth By President Elaine Tuttle Hansen…

Wednesday

December 23, 2009
7:46 am

A Place We Can Talk

In Alex Dauge-Roth’s Short Term course, Bates students learn with, not from, orphan survivors of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.

A Place We Can Talk

Friday

December 18, 2009
9:27 am

Genocide’s Heirs

Alexis Mutimukunda and Sara Bravmann ’12 talk about their experiences learning from one another.

Friday

December 18, 2009
8:56 am

'Valence, for Whom I Testify'

While visiting his former school, Ecole secondaire de Nyange, Ildephonse Majyambere, an orphan survivor of the genocide in Rwanda, tells what happened on March 18, 1997.

Tuesday

October 20, 2009
1:06 pm

Maine Public Radio essayist Kirk Read finds a bit of camp in the campus tour

Maine Public Radio essayist Kirk Read, associate professor of French, has taken enough campus tours with his two young daughters…

Wednesday

September 30, 2009
3:13 pm

Faculty grant recipients honored in gathering

Bates faculty members are active scholars, and many receive external grants to support their scholarship. Faculty in fields as diverse…