Archives for "Arts & Humanities"

Friday

October 28, 2005 3:42 pm

Bates College theater department offers 'Taming of the Shrew'

One of William Shakespeare’s first comedies, “The Taming of the Shrew” is the major fall production of the Bates College theater department.

Directed by Professor of Theater Paul Kuritz, “The Taming of the Shrew” will be performed at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, Nov. 2-5, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, Andrews Road. Admission is $6 for the general public and $3 for Bates faculty and staff, senior citizens and non-Bates students.

Thursday

October 27, 2005 3:39 pm

Symposium examines intersection of art and cryptozoology

A symposium at the Bates College Museum of Art this weekend relates the visual arts to cryptozoology, the study of unknown, rumored or hidden animals.

Treating issues of cryptozoology, science and art, the symposium “Out of Time Place Scale” takes place at the museum Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28-29. Friday’s keynote speaker is cryptozoologist Loren Coleman, an authority in the field and the founder of the Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, where he lives. An exhibition relating to cryptozoology opens at the museum in June 2006.

Wednesday

October 26, 2005 3:45 pm

Poet Meena Alexander to read from her work

Meena Alexander, an award-winning poet, novelist and memoirist, will read from her poetry at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave., Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

October 12, 2005 3:26 pm

Writer from Equatorial Guinea to speak

Equatorial Guinean writer Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel gives a talk called The Open Vein of Africa at 4 p.m. Friday,…

Monday

October 10, 2005 3:57 pm

Novelist Richard Ford to read for Annual Writers Harvest

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Richard Ford reads from his work at 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 13, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue, Bates College.

Tuesday

September 27, 2005 11:34 am

Students discuss Katrina's effects on New Orleans and the nation

Bates College students enrolled in the course “Afroambiente” (“Black Environment”), taught by Associate Professor of Spanish Baltasar Fra-Molinero, will give a multimedia presentation on the effects of Hurricane Katrina on both New Orleans and the United States at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 29, in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall, Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

May 11, 2005 2:55 pm

Ethics of Schiavo case at issue in panel discussion

A panel of experts in the fields of law, philosophy and bioethics will discuss the implications of the Terri Schiavo case at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Ave.

Wednesday

April 6, 2005 2:02 pm

Work by students, alumna drives exhibitions at Bates College museum

Exhibitions now at the Bates College Museum of Art revolve around the efforts of Bates College art majors — four who will graduate this spring and one alumna.

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 16, 2005 11:57 am

Conservative pundit William Kristol to speak

Weekly Standard editor William Kristol, one of the nation’s most influential neoconservative commentators, visits Bates College to discuss the impact of Sept. 11 on American foreign policy Wednesday, March 23, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.