Archives for "African American Studies"

Wednesday

May 8, 2002 9:47 am

African-Ecuadorian writer and environmental activist to speak at Bates

African-Ecuadorian writer and environmentalist Juan Monaño will give a talk titled “Intercultural Adventure: Black Ecuadorians Have a Point of View” at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, in Room G52 of Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

November 15, 2001 9:43 am

Boston filmmakers present Maine premiere of award-winning Lift

Boston filmmakers DeMane Davis and Khari Streeter will screen the Maine premiere of “Lift,” their dramatic film about shoplifting Monday, Nov. 26, in the Keck Room, Pettengill Hall, at Bates College.

Thursday

February 17, 2000 2:32 pm

Maultsby to discuss African American music in Dutch culture

Portia Maultsby, professor of ethnomusicology and director of the Archives of African American Music and Culture at Indiana University, will discuss “African American Music in Dutch Culture: Issues of Identity and Representation” at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Millennial Series Lecture free of charge.

Wednesday

February 2, 2000 1:42 pm

Black History Month events scheduled

Bates College celebrates Black History Month with a series of events sponsored by the Multicultural Center, the Office of the Chaplain, the Affirmative Action Office and the African American studies program.

Wednesday

January 26, 2000 4:00 pm

Scholar of the African diaspora to speak

Robert Hill, the noted African diaspora scholar whose multidisciplinary work intersects with political science, history, sociology and psychology, will discuss “Afrogenesis, or The Genealogy of ‘Africa for Africans’” at 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 31, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and “Afrognosis, or Caliban’s Books of Healing in the African World” at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, in Chase Hall Lounge.

Tuesday

October 27, 1998 2:41 pm

Historian to discuss African Americans in the American West

Quintard Taylor, the Knight Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Oregon, will discuss African Americans in the American West on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives on the Bates College campus. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

February 11, 1998 2:24 pm

Bates receives Martin Luther King award

Bates College has received the 1998 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Corporate Award given annually by the Portland NAACP to a corporation or organization exemplifying the philosophies of the late civil rights leader.

Friday

February 6, 1998 2:06 pm

Black History Month events scheduled at Bates

Bates College celebrates Black History Month with a series of events, including an African Diaspora Film Series, scheduled throughout the month of February and the first week of March.

Monday

December 29, 1997 12:44 pm

'Narrative Quilts' opens at Bates Museum of Art

Artist Michael Cummings will discuss his “Narrative Quilts” exhibit at the Bates College Museum of Art at 7 p.m. on Jan. 9 in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. A reception for the artist, cosponsored by the African-American Studies Program at Bates, will immediately follow in the Museum of Art. The public is invited and admission is free.

Tuesday

March 12, 1996 10:52 am

Bates Students to Discuss African-American Protest in Maine

The final part of Miller’s talk will consider the stragegies devised by the civil rights movement within Maine as well new directions in social transformation pursued by the contemporary African American community.