Archives for "Religious Studies"

Monday

November 10, 2014 11:12 am

Marcus Bruce ’77 celebrates appointment to Mays Professorship

Marcus Bruce ’77 celebrates appointment to Mays Professorship

Bruce discussed how W.E.B. Du Bois and his contemporaries wrestled with what it meant to be both American and African American.

Friday

October 31, 2014 3:44 pm

Marcus Bruce ’77, Mays Distinguished Professor, looks at Du Bois and the Paris Exposition

Marcus Bruce ’77, Mays Distinguished Professor, looks at Du Bois and the Paris Exposition

Marcus Bruce ’77 gives a lecture titled “The Ambassadors: W.E.B. Du Bois, The Paris Exposition of 1900 and African American Culture” on Nov. 5.

Wednesday

October 15, 2014 10:54 am

In Zerby Lecture, author and rabbi examines Israel/Palestine discourse on campus

In Zerby Lecture, author and rabbi examines Israel/Palestine discourse on campus

An author, scholar and rabbi, Jay Michaelson discusses optimum ways to discuss Israel and Palestine in campus settings on Oct. 29.

Friday

March 28, 2014 4:22 pm

‘Commonweal’ editor to discuss religious identity in this pluralistic age

‘Commonweal’ editor to discuss religious identity in this pluralistic age

Paul Baumann, editor of Commonweal Magazine, discusses religious identity in this pluralistic age on March 31.

Friday

February 28, 2014 5:56 am

‘Agent provocateur’ Thomas Tracy is 2014 Kroepsch honoree for excellence in teaching

‘Agent provocateur’ Thomas Tracy is 2014 Kroepsch honoree for excellence in teaching

For students, the intrinsic value of studying philosophy is a “richer and more interesting life.”

Friday

January 17, 2014 9:37 am

Solo performance to unveil Muslim women’s lives

Solo performance to unveil Muslim women’s lives

Playwright-actress Rohina Malik performs her critically acclaimed one-woman show “Unveiled,” portraying five Muslim women living in a post 9/11 world, on Jan. 27.

Friday

November 8, 2013 3:34 pm

Bates College lectures to explore intersections of religion, trade, culture in Mediterranean

Bates College lectures to explore intersections of religion, trade, culture in Mediterranean

The Bates College lecture series “Byzantium and Islam: Art, Poetry and Sound at the Crossroads of the Mediterranean Sea” resumes Nov. 14.

Monday

March 4, 2013 12:04 pm

Lecture series to explore encounters between Europe, Islamic world in theater, art and politics

Lecture series to explore encounters between Europe, Islamic world in theater, art and politics

An expert in Spanish theater from Bard College opens a lecture series exploring cultural encounters between Europe and the Islamic world on March 4.

Thursday

February 28, 2013 3:39 pm

Theologian to argue for close links between Christian theology, queer theory

Theologian to argue for close links between Christian theology, queer theory

A Massachusetts theologian will make the case for close links between Christian theology and queer theory in a lecture on March 12.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 8:29 am

Bates announces new tenure-track faculty teaching in autumn 2012

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.