Archives for "African American Studies"

Friday

April 26, 2013 4:18 pm

Noted photographer Chester Higgins Jr. to offer presentation

Noted photographer Chester Higgins Jr. to offer presentation

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.

Friday

March 22, 2013 11:30 am

Biographer of the Rev. Benjamin Mays ’20 to speak at Bates

Biographer of the Rev. Benjamin Mays ’20 to speak at Bates

Bates presents award-winning Benjamin Mays biographer Randal Maurice Jelks on March 25.

Tuesday

February 5, 2013 4:19 pm

CANCELED: Feb. 11 talk by author of ‘Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome’

CANCELED: Feb. 11 talk by author of ‘Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome’

Please watch bates.edu/events for information about a new date for DeGruy.

Wednesday

December 19, 2012 9:51 am

As nation ponders rich-poor divide, King Day observances to explore debt and inequality

Spotlighting a less-known aspect of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s work, King Day at Bates will explore issues of economic justice.

Thursday

October 4, 2012 12:27 pm

Intercultural Education office presentations represent diverse interests

Intercultural Education office presentations represent diverse interests

The Office of Intercultural Education offers four autumn presentations exploring topics relating to the LGBT, African American and Latino/a experiences.

Monday

June 18, 2012 11:10 pm

Faculty tenure appointments, promotions take effect in August

Faculty tenure appointments, promotions take effect in August

The faculty members are “outstanding scholars and teachers who have made many contributions to knowledge in their fields.”

Tuesday

June 5, 2012 12:44 pm

In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

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.

Monday

March 12, 2012 11:08 am

Press Herald interviews historian Miller ’96 on early civil rights movement

Press Herald interviews historian Miller ’96 on early civil rights movement

The Portland Press Herald’s Ray Routhier offers a Q&A interview with Eben Miller ’96, whose book Born Along the Color…

Thursday

February 9, 2012 8:37 am

For Unity Conference, Amandla! presents expert on racial wealth gap

For Unity Conference, Amandla! presents expert on racial wealth gap

An expert on public policy and racial inequality, Thomas Shapiro speaks on the racial wealth gap on Feb. 11.

Thursday

January 26, 2012 10:41 am

Cultural critic Touré to speak in Feb. 8 OIE event

Cultural critic Touré to speak in Feb. 8 OIE event

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.