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Wednesday

October 7, 2009
2:50 pm

Brooks Quimby season off to strong start

Bates College debaters started their season in style the weekend of Sept. 25-27 with a tournament win in Vermont and a strong showing at Boston University. Representing Bates’ Brooks Quimby Debate Council, sophomores Colin Etnire and Ian Mahmud finished first out of 76 teams in a tourney at the University of Vermont on Sept. 27. (Debate teams comprise two people.) Beginning debaters acquitted themselves well that same weekend, as two Bates teams won three out of four rounds in a novice tournament at BU.

Wednesday

July 1, 2009
12:01 pm

Pearls and Swine

Fareed Zakaria’s wise words pique professors’ interest

Thursday

March 27, 2008
3:35 pm

Belief in ET abduction isn't alien, says Kelley-Romano

Associate Professor of Rhetoric Stephanie Kelley-Romano has interviewed many people whose deeply held personal beliefs help give meaning to their lives. And, by the way, these people think they were once abducted by aliens.

Tuesday

January 29, 2008
3:39 pm

Bates presents acclaimed multimedia piece by DJ Spooky

Paul D. Miller, the musician, essayist and media artist also known as DJ Spooky, presents a live performance of his internationally renowned multimedia project “Rebirth of a Nation” at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Lewiston Middle School, 75 Central Ave.

Saturday

October 9, 2004
1:00 pm

Bates community urged to register, vote

“It’s often said that democracies are measured by the participation of their citizens,” President Elaine Tuttle Hansen observed. “We are fortunate at Bates to have student Democrats and Republicans who each year take that civic commitment to heart and work to register their fellow students.”

Friday

November 7, 1997
8:39 am

Bates professor wins award

Robert J. Branham, professor of rhetoric and director of debate at Bates College, has received the latest American Forensic Association (AFA) Daniel Rohrer Award for “Stanton’s Elm: An Illustrated History of Debating at Bates College,” published in 1996.

Thursday

February 1, 1996
9:20 am

Rhetoric professor receives argumentation theory award

Robert Branham, professor of rhetoric and director of debate at Bates College, has received the latest Research Award of the American Forensic Association (AFA) for his 1994 article, “Debate and Dissent in Late Tokugawa and Meiji Japan,” which appeared in the journal “Argumentation and Advocacy.”