Archives for "Religious Studies"
March 4, 2013 12:04 pm
An expert in Spanish theater from Bard College opens a lecture series exploring cultural encounters between Europe and the Islamic world on March 4.
February 28, 2013 3:39 pm
A Massachusetts theologian will make the case for close links between Christian theology and queer theory in a lecture on March 12.
October 17, 2012 8:29 am
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.
October 3, 2012 4:13 pm
A panel of religion scholars and clergy will examine the topic of marriage equality for same-sex couples on Oct. 8.
June 6, 2011 2:14 pm
Like sands through the hourglass, so are the final days of the renovation of Hedge and Roger Williams halls. On Monday, June 27, faculty in philosophy, religious studies and environmental studies will receive key-card access to the renovated Hedge Hall and be able to start settling into their spiffy new offices. Four weeks later, July 25 is moving day for staff of the Language Resource Center and Off-Campus Study office and the faculty of the foreign-language programs that will occupy Roger Williams Hall.
December 8, 2010 2:05 pm
As Bates continues to transform two 19th-century residence halls into state-of-the-art academic buildings, the college has received a $150,000 grant from the George I. Alden Trust to support the renovation project.
September 8, 2010 11:20 am
View the slide show above by clicking the thumbnails. Orientation for the Class of 2014 helped ease first-year students into…
August 27, 2010 2:00 pm
Cynthia Baker examines a ‘fraught’ identity term: ‘Jew’ Associate Professor of Religious Studies Cynthia Baker is something of an expert…
August 27, 2010 2:00 pm
How a tradition of learning inside, outside, and around the classroom influences Bates facilities growth By President Elaine Tuttle Hansen…
January 26, 2010 12:00 am
“Identity terms” are the words that people use to affiliate themselves and others with particular groups — ethnic, racial, religious, social and so on. Cynthia Baker, associate professor of religious studies at Bates, recently received $50,400 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support her research into one of history’s most fraught identity terms: “Jew,” a word that can convey praise, pride, prejudice or pure description.