Archives for "Arts & Humanities"

Monday

January 19, 2004 11:42 am

Senior's art transforms Perry Atrium

A senior art major’s thesis project has transformed Pettengill Hall’s Perry Atrium, covering most of its three-story glass wall with translucent paintings that flood this popular space with the glowing colors of stained glass.

Friday

December 5, 2003 3:40 pm

Andrucki directs Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’

Andrucki directs Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’

Regarded by many as the best-known play in the English language, William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” is the major fall production of the Bates College theater department.

Thursday

October 30, 2003 12:35 pm

Cultural ecologist, philosopher to deliver Andrews lecture

Known as a visionary cultural ecologist and philosopher, David Abram will give a talk titled “Wilderness and Shadowed Wonder: Some Words Against the Forgetting of the Earth” at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture in Ethics and Education free of charge.

Friday

October 24, 2003 2:32 pm

Bates College presents Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'

Regarded by many as the best-known play in the English language, William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” is the major fall production of the Bates College theater department.

Thursday

October 23, 2003 2:58 pm

Scholar discusses dual traditions in spiritual series at Bates

John P. Keenan, an Episcopal priest and scholar of Buddhism, discusses his own intellectual and spiritual experiences of living within these two religious traditions at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited free of charge to attend this presentation, part of the series “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul 2003-04,” sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.

Tuesday

October 14, 2003 9:52 am

Spanish professor to discuss Puerto Rican experimental art

Dolores Aponte Ramos, professor of Spanish at the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras, will present a lecture titled “Performing Transgression: Race and Gender in Experimental Art in Puerto Rico” at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20 in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the event free of charge.

Monday

October 13, 2003 10:14 am

Japanese scholar compares ghosts from East and West

Ghosts from Japan and England will share the podium at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, in the Benjamin Mays Center, Bates College, when an associate professor of English literature at the University of Kyoto contrasts traditional Japanese ghosts with the spirits in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.

Tuesday

September 23, 2003 10:07 am

Exhibition takes populist view of Russian religious art

Opening at the Museum of Art Oct. 17, an exhibition of Russian Orthodox icons spanning several centuries offers an intimate perspective on a genre rarely explored by Maine art presenters: religious objects.

Wednesday

September 10, 2003 11:15 am

Glazer, Parakilas perform Russian music for two pianos

Frank Glazer and James Parakilas, members of the Bates College music faculty who rank among Maine’s best-known musicians, perform a program of music for two pianos by Stravinsky, Rachmaninoff and other Russian composers at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

September 2, 2003 11:54 am

Fulbright to support research in Vietnam for art professor

Trian Nguyen, assistant professor of art and Luce Junior Professor of Asian Studies at Bates, has received a $28,000 Fulbright Award to support a year of research and writing that will include a six-month stay in Vietnam.