Archives for "Interdisciplinary studies"

Monday

March 16, 2015 3:28 pm

Martha of Marfa: An American cultural studies major in the New West

Martha of Marfa: An American cultural studies major in the New West

A photographer and writer, Martha Schnee ’15 is weaving her American cultural studies thesis from images, creative nonfiction writing and interviews with 13 diverse residents of Marfa, Texas.

Wednesday

March 4, 2015 1:28 pm

Filmmaker presents exploration of photography’s role in black culture

Filmmaker presents exploration of photography’s role in black culture

Filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris visits Bates College to show his 2014 documentary “Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People” on March 8.

Wednesday

March 4, 2015 11:45 am

2015 ‘Inside Africa Fashion Show’ shares clothes, stories behind them

2015 ‘Inside Africa Fashion Show’ shares clothes, stories behind them

Bates College presents its fourth Inside Africa Fashion Show on March 7.

Tuesday

March 3, 2015 4:25 pm

Bates offers play revealing stories of Iranian women

Bates offers play revealing stories of Iranian women

Bates College offers a performance of “The Poets and the Assassin,” a play by Reza Jalali, on March 6.

Tuesday

February 24, 2015 11:02 am

Filmboard to screen, panel to discuss ‘Selma’

Filmboard to screen, panel to discuss ‘Selma’

“Selma,” director Ava DuVernay’s acclaimed depiction of Martin Luther King Jr.’s campaign to secure equal voting rights for African Americans, shows at Bates College Feb. 27-March 1.

Thursday

February 19, 2015 10:46 am

Faculty from Columbia, Yale law schools to speak at Bates

On successive evenings in February, Bates College presents two lectures by noted scholars from the law schools at Columbia and…

Wednesday

February 4, 2015 3:31 pm

‘Plucked': Race, gender, science, medicine converge in history of hair removal

‘Plucked': Race, gender, science, medicine converge in history of hair removal

“Plucked: A History of Hair Removal,” a new social history by Bates College professor Rebecca Herzig, weaves together for the first time Americans’ shifting beliefs about facial and body hair with the technology and business of body modification.

Tuesday

January 20, 2015 12:19 pm

MLK Day keynote: Black Lives Matter movement is a sign of hope

MLK Day keynote: Black Lives Matter movement is a sign of hope

What does the Black Lives Matter movement really want? In his keynote address during Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College, historian Peniel Joseph had an answer.

Thursday

January 15, 2015 3:38 pm

‘Future-proof': Second of its kind in Maine, new microscope is a game-changer

‘Future-proof': Second of its kind in Maine, new microscope is a game-changer

Bates College is now home to a state-of-the-art confocal microscope, only the second of its kind in the state, that professors call a “game-changer” for student learning and faculty research.

Monday

December 8, 2014 3:42 pm

Pursuing the hirsute, Rebecca Herzig explores suffering, feminism and science through hair removal

Pursuing the hirsute, Rebecca Herzig explores suffering, feminism and science through hair removal

Herzig talked about her new book in a lecture marking her appointment as the Christian A. Johnson Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies,