Archives for "Interdisciplinary studies"
February 24, 2015 11:02 am
“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.
February 19, 2015 10:46 am
On successive evenings in February, Bates College presents two lectures by noted scholars from the law schools at Columbia and…
February 4, 2015 3:31 pm
“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.
January 20, 2015 12:19 pm
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.
January 15, 2015 3:38 pm
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.
December 8, 2014 3:42 pm
Herzig talked about her new book in a lecture marking her appointment as the Christian A. Johnson Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies,
December 3, 2014 4:11 pm
Three Bates College students formed the largest contingent from a single institution to receive 2014 undergraduate fellowships from the Creating Connections Consortium.
November 20, 2014 8:31 am
Rebecca Herzig marks her appointment to an endowed professorship at Bates College with a lecture on Dec. 2.
November 17, 2014 11:00 am
Known for his scrutiny of the cultural dimensions of climate change, Mike Hulme brings the ancient philosophical concept of virtue to bear on the climate crisis in Bates College’s annual Otis Lecture on Nov. 17.
November 10, 2014 11:12 am
Bruce discussed how W.E.B. Du Bois and his contemporaries wrestled with what it meant to be both American and African American.