Archives for "Asian Studies"
July 15, 2014 12:18 pm
A witty and exacting teacher and scholar who broadened the college’s curricular offerings in history and Asian studies, Hirai died July 14.
July 10, 2013 1:36 pm
Research by David George, lecturer in Spanish, figured prominently in Continental news reports about a seminar in Spain dedicated to…
October 7, 2011 10:56 am
George Mitchell, the former U.S. senator delivers the keynote address during a weeklong celebration of international and interdisciplinary education at Bates
November 2, 2010 10:05 am
In a Bates College visit, award-winning poet, scholar and novelist Meena Alexander reads from her work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. Sponsored by the English department and the Learning Associates Program, which enables faculty in the humanities and social sciences to bring outside scholars and experts to campus, the event is open to the public at no charge. For more information, please call 207-786-8294.
August 27, 2010 2:00 pm
How a tradition of learning inside, outside, and around the classroom influences Bates facilities growth By President Elaine Tuttle Hansen…
April 21, 2010 4:27 pm
In June 1963, in Saigon, Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc set himself on fire to protest the government’s discrimination against the nation’s Buddhist majority. This horrific act launched a series of events resulting in the fall of the Ngo Dinh Diem regime, and Thich Quang Duc’s self-immolation came to symbolize America’s unpopular involvement in Vietnam.
Trian Nguyen, who teaches art and Asian studies at Bates, has received a fellowship for his research into this iconic figure.
May 21, 2009 3:13 pm
Jiyeon Glass, a Bates College senior from Upper Montclair, N.J., has received a scholarship from the federal government to study Mandarin Chinese this summer in a program in Suzhou, China.
April 15, 2009 1:40 pm
Anna Levy, a Bates College senior from Portland, has received a scholarship from the federal government to study Mandarin Chinese this summer in a program in Harbin, China.
March 1, 2009 11:23 am
Two Bates professors muse about ‘Mao Jacket': Grafflin – It’s easier to perceive ambiguity in art that comes out of one’s own cultural background; Hirai – On what side of fame does Bates stand?
December 5, 2008 12:00 pm
Following its autumn-long appearance on Park Avenue in Manhattan, a 10-foot eponymous Mao jacket was installed on Bates’ own busy thoroughfare, Alumni Walk, on Dec. 5.