Archives for "African American Studies"
December 16, 2014 10:44 am
In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2015, Bates College examine the great civil rights leader’s commitment to nonviolent action — and places it in the context of recent events in Ferguson, Mo., Staten Island, N.Y., and on the international stage.
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.
April 26, 2013 4:18 pm
Chester Higgins Jr., a photographer for the New York Times whose images have appeared in exhibitions all over the world, visits Bates to give a talk titled Dancing with My Spirit on May 1.
March 22, 2013 11:30 am
Bates presents award-winning Benjamin Mays biographer Randal Maurice Jelks on March 25.
February 5, 2013 4:19 pm
Please watch bates.edu/events for information about a new date for DeGruy.