Archives for "African American Studies"
October 4, 2012 12:27 pm
The Office of Intercultural Education offers four autumn presentations exploring topics relating to the LGBT, African American and Latino/a experiences.
June 18, 2012 11:10 pm
The faculty members are “outstanding scholars and teachers who have made many contributions to knowledge in their fields.”
June 5, 2012 12:44 pm
Thanks to a two-year collaboration among the Portland branch of the NAACP, the University of Southern Maine and Bates, valuable papers of the Portland branch are being made accessible to researchers and the public for the first time.
March 12, 2012 11:08 am
The Portland Press Herald’s Ray Routhier offers a Q&A interview with Eben Miller ’96, whose book Born Along the Color…
February 9, 2012 8:37 am
An expert on public policy and racial inequality, Thomas Shapiro speaks on the racial wealth gap on Feb. 11.
January 26, 2012 10:41 am
Touré, a journalist and commentator whom Newsweek editor Tina Brown described as “a one-man media conglomerate,” offers his views on race, identity and 21st-century America at Bates on Feb. 8.
January 20, 2012 12:08 pm
In January and February, the Office of Intercultural Education presents talks on race, identity and 21st-century America by best-selling novelist Danzy Senna (Jan. 25) and author-cultural critic Touré (Feb. 8).
December 20, 2011 9:30 pm
Julian Agyeman, a pioneering environmental justice and sustainability advocate, offers the King Day keynote Jan. 16.
May 18, 2011 8:56 am
Dick Gregory, the African American comedian who transcended show-business success to become a prominent activist for social justice and civil rights, performs at Bates College at 7 p.m. Monday, May 23, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell Street. Sponsored by the Bates Program in African American Studies and the Multifaith Chaplaincy, the event is open to the public at no cost, but reservations are required. Please contact 207-786-8272.
February 3, 2011 3:03 pm
In observance of Black History Month and the 50th anniversary of the 1961 Freedom Riders protest, a historian from Ohio’s Miami University reviews the history, impacts and continuing relevance of this galvanizing episode in the civil rights movement at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, in the Benjamin Mays Center at Bates College, 95 Russell St. Sponsored by the Office of Intercultural Education at Bates, Nishani Frazier’s talk, titled On the March, is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-8376.