Archives for "Arts & Humanities"

Saturday

December 8, 2007 11:25 am

Chechen surgeon and human rights activist to speak

Dr. Khassan Baiev, a Chechen physician, author and human rights activist, will speak at Bates College on International Human Rights Day, Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.

Friday

December 7, 2007 8:49 am

Traditional Middle Eastern dance troupe to perform

The DC-Dabkeh Troupe, which performs traditional Middle Eastern folk dances, performs Saturday, March 10, in Bates College’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Friday

November 30, 2007 4:00 pm

Balm in Gilead: On Love, Justice and the Word

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, a sociologist and professor of education at Harvard University, recently gave the Bertha May Bell Andrews Lecture at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine.

Friday

November 30, 2007 12:37 pm

Whiting Foundation to support humanities faculty at Bates College

The Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation of New York City has invited Bates to join a select group of institutions participating in a program that provides a year-long sabbatical for research and scholarly development to pretenure faculty in the humanities. The $100,000 Whiting Teaching Fellowship will be awarded to one Bates faculty member a year for the next four years.

Tuesday

November 13, 2007 9:30 am

Bates photographer documents preadolescence in Oaxaca, Mexico

“I arrived in Oaxaca, Mexico, on the first of July, equipped with my Nikon, rolls upon rolls of film and a handle on the Spanish language that was, for lack of a better word, lessthanbueno,” writes Alexandra Strada ’10, whose photographs are on display in Bates’ Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Friday

November 9, 2007 9:43 am

Pianist Frank Glazer joins Bates College Orchestra for Bach concerto

Frank Glazer, one of Maine’s best-known pianists, joins the Bates College Orchestra for the performance of a concerto by J.S. Bach at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

November 6, 2007 10:04 am

Graduate programs in health care accept 89 percent of Bates applicants

Eighty-nine percent of Bates College students who worked with the college’s Medical Studies Committee in applying to health care-related graduate programs for fall 2007 matriculation were accepted.

Tuesday

October 30, 2007 10:46 am

Bates presents East Coast premiere of Elvgren's 'Five Cups of Coffee'

A dark romantic comedy about the nature of time and the human condition, Gillette Elvgren’s play “Five Cups of Coffee” will be performed at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 1-3, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 3 and 4. Performances take place in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Tuesday

October 23, 2007 11:10 am

Ayotte '08 directs 'The Birthday Party,' Pinter's first full-length play

Bates College presents “The Birthday Party,” the first full-length play by the renowned Harold Pinter, in performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26 and 27, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

Sunday

October 21, 2007 11:33 am

Leading Tolkien scholar discusses director's 'Lord of the Rings' treatment

As the culmination of a three-day Tolkien Film Festival at Bates College from Monday, Oct. 22, through Wednesday, Oct. 24, leading Tolkien scholar Thomas Shippey delivers a lecture titled “Filming the Lord of the Rings: How Peter Jackson Coped with J.R.R. Tolkien,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.