Archives for "Rhetoric"

Thursday

December 4, 2014 8:00 am

Neither naive nor cynical, Oscar winner Stacey Kabat ’85 reflects on her domestic-violence activism

Neither naive nor cynical, Oscar winner Stacey Kabat ’85 reflects on her domestic-violence activism

A national leader in the fight against domestic violence, Kabat won an Academy Award for the 1994 film “Defending Our Lives.”

Wednesday

November 12, 2014 4:28 pm

Kabat ’85 returns to discuss domestic abuse and Oscar-winning ‘Defending Our Lives’

Kabat ’85 returns to discuss domestic abuse and Oscar-winning ‘Defending Our Lives’

Stacey Kabat’s visit includes a public screening and discussion of this powerful documentary on domestic violence.

Tuesday

April 22, 2014 1:00 pm

Debaters Blackburn and Stewart bring home national championship

Debaters Blackburn and Stewart bring home national championship

In the storied history of Bates debate, the victory is believed to be the first national title by a Bates varsity team.

Wednesday

January 29, 2014 9:09 am

Renovated Pettigrew Hall welcomes ‘age of the screen’

Renovated Pettigrew Hall welcomes ‘age of the screen’

The $1.2 million renovation features the new Digital Media Studios, a boon for faculty and students who use the screen to teach and learn.

Wednesday

January 22, 2014 10:19 am

Bates, Morehouse debate King’s ‘Dream’

Bates, Morehouse debate King’s ‘Dream’

As debaters from Bates and Morehouse colleges made clear, discussing Martin Luther King’s dream raises more questions than it answers.

Tuesday

January 21, 2014 2:57 pm

For MLK Day 2014, award-winning journalist offers ‘Dream’ analysis

For MLK Day 2014, award-winning journalist offers ‘Dream’ analysis

Gary Younge painted a picture of events behind the 1963 March on Washington and King’s speech that, paradoxically, made it all seem both inevitable and fortuitous.

Thursday

October 31, 2013 11:00 am

Bates debate ranks fifth in nation, including key win at Yale Inter-Varsity Tournament

Bates debate ranks fifth in nation, including key win at Yale Inter-Varsity Tournament

Bates debate ranks fifth in the U.S., trailing only Yale, Harvard, Brandeis and Rutgers.

Monday

October 28, 2013 9:23 am

Bates welcomes new faculty: Jonathan Cavallero, rhetoric

Bates welcomes new faculty: Jonathan Cavallero, rhetoric

“I’m interested in the cultural place of the movies, and how they help us think about social identities,” says Jonathan Cavallero, assistant professor of rhetoric.

Thursday

July 25, 2013 2:09 pm

Rhetoric, Fall 2013

We welcome Jon Cavallero to the department this fall. Professor Cavallero is a film scholar with a broad range of…

Wednesday

February 29, 2012 10:25 am

Bates debate hits No. 9 in global ranking

Bates debate hits No. 9 in global ranking

Led by the senior team of Ian Mahmud (left) and Colin Etnire (right), Bates debate ranks among the best in the world.