Archives for "African American Studies"
March 4, 2015 1:28 pm
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.
March 4, 2015 11:45 am
Bates College presents its fourth Inside Africa Fashion Show on March 7.
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.
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.
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.
October 31, 2014 3:44 pm
Marcus Bruce ’77 gives a lecture titled “The Ambassadors: W.E.B. Du Bois, The Paris Exposition of 1900 and African American Culture” on Nov. 5.
August 25, 2014 10:18 am
The Museum of Art exhibition “Convergence: Jazz, Films and the Visual Arts” expands with films, panels and lectures beginning with a talk by the founder of Columbia University’s Center for Jazz Studies on Sept. 5.
March 4, 2014 2:09 pm
Do the people you touch make you the person you are? If you are breathing, can your oppressors claim that you do not exist? Questions like these drive Therí Pickens’ new book.
January 21, 2014 2:57 pm
Gary Younge painted a picture of events behind the 1963 March on Washington and King’s speech that, paradoxically, made it all seem both inevitable and fortuitous.
January 6, 2014 2:06 pm
Bates will live-stream the keynote address and the annual Benjamin Elijah Mays Debate with Morehouse College.