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Friday

January 31, 2014
3:23 pm

Soprano, pianist present evening of songs by Austrian composer

Soprano Karyn Levitt and pianist Eric Ostling perform songs by Hanns Eisler in translations by Eric Bentley on Feb. 7.

Soprano, pianist present evening of songs by Austrian composer

Wednesday

November 13, 2013
8:08 am

Senior weaves extraordinary family history with investigative look at Germany during Holocaust, and now

Rachel Baumann discusses her grandparents’ travails during the Holocaust, and offers insights into wartime history and the roles of humanity and faith, on Nov. 15.

Senior weaves extraordinary family history with investigative look at Germany during Holocaust, and now

Wednesday

October 17, 2012
8:29 am

Bates announces new tenure-track faculty teaching in autumn 2012

Six new tenure-track members of the faculty began teaching at Bates in autumn 2012, representing dance, economics, German, neuroscience and psychology, religious studies, and classical and medieval studies.

Bates announces new tenure-track faculty teaching in autumn 2012

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

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’

Thursday

September 1, 2011
9:17 am

Anne Connell '10, Fulbright teaching assistantship recipient

Anne Connell ’10 received a Fulbright assistantship for teaching English as a foreign language in Germany. She feels a deep engagement with the work of breaching language barriers and exploring the circumstances of Germany’s Turkish population.

Wednesday

August 31, 2011
12:30 pm

Ana Brzezinska '11, Fulbright teaching assistantship recipient

Ana Brzezinska ’11 has received an English Teaching Assistantship from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. These grants support recipients in positions as teaching assistants who work with local students on their English language skills and knowledge of the United States. As the same time, the teaching assistants pursue individual research.

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.