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Wednesday

May 21, 2014
10:01 am

2014 Fulbright recipients: Alexandra Hill

Alexandra Hill ’14 is one of Bates’ 10 Fulbright recipients for 2014.

Tuesday

August 6, 2013
10:00 am

Soderberg ’00 and López-Carr ’93 selected to elite NAS symposium for best and brightest young scientists

The NAS Kavli Frontiers of Science program invites only A-list young researchers. It’s also a predictor of later success.

Soderberg ’00 and López-Carr ’93 selected to elite NAS symposium for best and brightest young scientists

Thursday

July 25, 2013
2:10 pm

Spanish, Fall 2013

The news from Spanish is that Assistant Professor Matthew Pettway is on pre-tenure leave. Filling in for him is Joaquín…

Wednesday

July 10, 2013
1:36 pm

Talk by Lecturer in Spanish David George previewed in European press

Research by David George, lecturer in Spanish, figured prominently in Continental news reports about a seminar in Spain dedicated to…

Talk by Lecturer in Spanish David George previewed in European press

Monday

March 4, 2013
12:04 pm

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.

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

Friday

February 1, 2013
1:10 pm

Makman ’14 among first nationwide to receive new language scholarship

A Bates junior studying in St. Petersburg, Russia, is among the first recipients of a new scholarship offered by CIEE.

Makman ’14 among first nationwide to receive new language scholarship

Monday

December 12, 2011
7:04 pm

Barlow grant supports senior’s Christmas presence in Ecuador

At 6 a.m. Dec. 10, just hours after her last class of the semester, Tiarra Abell ’12 will begin her journey back to Ecuador, where she spent her junior semester.

Barlow grant supports senior’s Christmas presence in Ecuador

Monday

October 31, 2011
6:23 pm

Open to the World: Spain, ‘down the Plains’ come to Maine as poetry fest begins

It had to be said: Sometimes, “something gets found in translation, too.” This truth was stated during the opening of…

Open to the World: Spain, ‘down the Plains’ come to Maine as poetry fest begins

Monday

October 31, 2011
6:03 pm

Open to the World: Foreign becomes familiar in Roger Williams Hall

Bates’ global reach has been a driving theme behind Open to the World: Bates Celebrates Unbounded Learning, a celebration of…

Open to the World: Foreign becomes familiar in Roger Williams Hall

Friday

October 7, 2011
1:41 pm

Bates presents second annual Translations international poetry festival and conference

During the first “Translations” poetry festival at Bates College, in 2010, conference organizer Claudia Aburto Guzmán had an encounter that seemed to crystallize the event for her.

This innovative festival presented international poets reading their work in the original language, with English translations prepared by Bates faculty and students. Working with Somali poet Omar Ahmed, “it struck me that I was involved in the true practice of communication,” says Aburto Guzmán, associate professor of Spanish.