Archives for "French"

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…

Wednesday

August 19, 2009 10:09 am

Abroad Experience

Photographs from study abroad hint at the space between knowledge and experience

Tuesday

July 1, 2008 1:12 pm

Somerville

Finding a bit of Bates in Somerville, yet needing to move on, fuels conflicting emotions in recent grads.

Wednesday

April 25, 2007 8:47 am

Bates students' Rwandan initiative named Project for Peace

A plan by Bates College students to help support a home for street children in Rwanda won a $10,000 award from the 100 Projects for Peace program sponsored by noted philanthropist Kathryn Wasserman Davis.

Tuesday

March 27, 2007 1:59 pm

Bates hosts international conference on Rwandan genocide

Scholars and human-rights advocates will join survivors of the 1994 genocide of the Tutsi in Rwanda to discuss its origins and outcomes on Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31, at Bates College. Titled “Rwanda: From National Disintegration to National Reunification: The Legacy of the Genocide of the Tutsi in Rwanda,” the conference is open to all free of charge. Sponsors of the event include the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Tuesday

March 27, 2007 10:30 am

College hosts international conference on Rwandan genocide

Scholars and human-rights advocates will join survivors of the 1994 genocide of the Tutsi in Rwanda to discuss its origins and outcomes on Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31, at Bates College.

Friday

March 18, 2005 1:18 pm

French professor wins lifetime achievement award

Richard Williamson, Charles A. Dana Professor of French at Bates College, recently received the 2005 Sister Solange Bernier Lifetime Achievement Award.

Wednesday

March 7, 2001 3:30 pm

French professor Mary Rice-DeFosse pursues an interdisciplinary approach

Mary Rice-DeFosse, professor of French, lives and works in a state in which 40 percent of the residents claim French heritage. It’s no coincidence, then, that Franco-American Maine literature and culture are an important part of her work.

Wednesday

March 31, 1999 10:22 am

Granville student awarded Watson Fellowship

Bates College senior Marian Elizabeth Drake of Granville, Ohio, is one of 60 students nationwide recently selected to receive a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship.