Archives for "African American Studies"
April 29, 2009 9:27 am
John Comaroff, an influential social scientist at the University of Chicago, gives a talk titled “Ethnicity, Inc.: The Commercialization of…
April 2, 2009 11:35 am
Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Junot Díaz welcomed to campus.
February 26, 2009 12:44 pm
Auburn mayor John Jenkins ’74 was the subject of a story by longtime Portland Press Herald columnist Bill Nemitz, who wrote, “Forty years ago last spring, John Jenkins stood on the stage at his high school in Newark, N.J., and proudly shook the hand of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
February 4, 2009 2:09 pm
During her keynote address during Bates’ Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance, scholar Melissa Harris-Lacewell asked her audience the key question: Now that Obama is president, who in our society is going to play the role of Martin Luther King?
February 4, 2009 1:59 pm
The 2009 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance at Bates College focused on “Inaugurating Change: Where Do We Go From Here?” Each year, Bates observes King’s birthday by suspending regular classes and focusing community attention on special programming throughout the day.
January 6, 2009 12:00 pm
Melissa Harris-Lacewell, associate professor of politics and African American studies at Princeton, is the keynote speaker for the 2009 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College.
October 25, 2008 12:00 pm
Anthony Phillips ’10, a double major in African American studies and philosophy from Philadelphia, offered a commentary for “My America 2008,” a special election-year series of The Tavis Smiley Show, broadcast by Public Radio International.
July 1, 2008 3:41 pm
Myron Beasley, visiting assistant professor of American cultural studies and African American studies, consults with Rob Munro ’08 and Lilian Rossow-Greenberg ’09 prior to a “performative meal” presented in the Bates Mill.
May 6, 2008 11:34 am
Spelman and Morehouse colleges offer something that Bates can’t — and that’s just the point.
March 26, 2008 10:13 am
A Bates graduate from Chicago is one of 50 students across the country to receive a 2008 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, a $25,000 grant that supports a year of independent research abroad. Jordan Williams, who graduated from Bates in December 2007, will use the award to research the graffiti cultures in Germany, Brazil and South Africa.