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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.

Tuesday

March 6, 2001
3:43 pm

Theater production of 'Isn't it Romantic' runs from March 15-18

Isn’t it Romantic, a play by Pulitzer Prize-winner Wendy Wasserstein, will be performed Thursday through Sunday, March 15-18, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 18, at Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Wednesday

February 21, 2001
2:03 pm

Faculty members receive Phillips Fellowships

Margaret Maurer-Fazio, assistant professor of economics, and Francisca Lopez, associate professor of Spanish, have been awarded Phillips Faculty Fellowships, announced Donald W. Harward, president of Bates College.

Friday

February 16, 2001
1:55 pm

Students accepted to 'Next Generation' exhibit

Six studio art majors from Bates College have had work accepted to a juried exhibit titled The Next Generation, which opens Thursday, Feb. 22, and runs through Saturday, March 24, at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockport. An opening reception will be held Saturday, Feb. 24, at the museum.

Wednesday

January 31, 2001
9:41 am

Faculty members awarded professorships

Bates College has awarded newly endowed professorships to faculty members Jane Costlow and James Parakilas, announced Donald W. Harward, president of Bates College.

Costlow, professor of Russian and East Asian languages and literature, is the inaugural Christian A. Johnson Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies. Parakilas, professor of music, is the inaugural James L. Moody Jr. Family Professor of Performing Arts.

Monday

January 8, 2001
8:39 am

Victoria Wyeth to discuss Andrew Wyeth exhibit

Victoria Wyeth, granddaughter of famed painter Andrew Wyeth and guest curator of the “Andrew Wyeth: Her Room” exhibit at Bates College, will discuss his work and the exhibit at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13 and 20, and Sunday, Jan. 14 and 21, in the Bates College Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center.

Monday

October 16, 2000
2:17 pm

Andrew Wyeth's granddaughter organizes major exhibit of his work

Bates College senior Victoria Wyeth has organized “Andrew Wyeth: Her Room,” the first curated exhibition by his only grandchild, as the capstone of the Bates College Museum of Art’s 2000-01 season. The exhibition, with guided tours offered by Victoria Wyeth on weekends, runs from Nov. 10, 2000, through March 30, 2001. The public is invited to attend the opening reception at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, in the museum’s upper gallery free of charge.

Thursday

September 14, 2000
3:15 pm

English professor to discuss biculturalism and the creative process

Judith Ortiz Cofer, professor of English and creative writing at the University of Georgia, will discuss “A Casa of My Own” at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College as part of the college’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Monday

July 10, 2000
3:44 pm

Education professor wins teaching award

Brunswick resident Anne Wescott Dodd, chair of the Department of Education at Bates College, has received the 2000 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching. The two-part award includes a $1,000 prize and a $1,500 discretionary fund to support Dodd’s teaching.

Wednesday

May 17, 2000
3:34 pm

Bates commencement slated for May 29; Tutu to speak

Desmond Tutu, archbishop emeritus of the Diocese of Cape Town and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for his advocacy of racial justice in South Africa, will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters degree and speak at the 134th commencement at Bates College. Donald W. Harward, president of Bates College, will confer bachelor’s degrees on approximately 475 seniors at 10 a.m. Monday, May 29, in an outdoor ceremony in front of Coram Library. In case of rain, the graduation exercises will be held in the nearby Margaret Hopkins Merrill Gymnasium.