Archives for "Theater and Rhetoric"

Tuesday

January 5, 2010 1:54 pm

Sunday Times of Sri Lanka publishes essay by Watson recipient Dissanayake ’09

In the Sunday Times of Colombo, Sri Lanka, economics and theater major Sulochana Dissanayake ’09 writes about last July’s Grahamstown…

Monday

December 21, 2009 12:57 pm

Festival in the Fall

In October, the summertime Bates Dance Festival presented its first-ever academic-year project: the multimedia performance Beautiful Me by South African…

Wednesday

February 25, 2009 12:42 pm

Bates debates Yale, hosts national parliamentary debate tournament

The Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosts an American Parliamentary Debate Association Tournament at Bates College. As tournament host, the Bates team won’t debate in this competition.To keep the squad limber, however, Bates team members will debate the Yale University team.

Friday

February 6, 2009 3:37 pm

Katalin Vecsey reads from acclaimed memoirs of Judith Isaacson '65

Katalin Vecsey, a member of the Bates College theater faculty, reads from the writings of Holocaust survivor Judith Magyar Isaacson ’65 in a free public event.

Tuesday

January 13, 2009 10:09 am

Bates professor's play based on Mainer's WW II experiences opens in Damariscotta

“Manny’s War,” a play written by a Bates College theater professor about a Jewish American soldier taken prisoner by the Germans, opens this week in a Lincoln County Community Theater production.

Monday

January 12, 2009 3:20 pm

The Speech: Have inaugural addresses been getting worse?

In a New Yorker essay about presidential rhetoric, Jill Lepore highlighted the book Rhetorical Presidency by Jeff Tulis ’72, who suggests that the founding fathers didn’t expect or even want the president to communicate directly with the masses.

Wednesday

January 7, 2009 11:44 am

Bates debaters rank 16th in world tourney

The Brooks Quimby Debate Council recently sent six debaters to the prestigious Cambridge University Cleary Gottlieb Intervarsity Tournament, hosted by Cambridge Union Society.

Wednesday

October 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Dance concert features works by students, visiting artist Kellie Lynch

Dances created by students and by visiting choregrapher Kellie Lynch are on the program for a Bates College Modern Dance Company concert.

Sunday

May 11, 2008 11:40 am

Ask Me Another

There’s nothing alien about ET abduction, says Stephanie Kelley-Romano.

Tuesday

March 4, 2008 12:00 pm

Emmy-winner Kevin Jackson ’01 knows the right shift points

When he shifted from NFL Films to NASCAR Images in 2006, producer Kevin Jackson ’01 went from being a greenhorn…