Archives for "American Cultural Studies"
February 24, 2015 11:02 am
“Selma,” director Ava DuVernay’s acclaimed depiction of Martin Luther King Jr.’s campaign to secure equal voting rights for African Americans, shows at Bates College Feb. 27-March 1.
January 20, 2015 12:19 pm
What does the Black Lives Matter movement really want? In his keynote address during Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College, historian Peniel Joseph had an answer.
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.
December 19, 2012 9:51 am
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.