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Thursday

October 7, 2004
1:58 pm

Performance closes exhibition by major Chinese artist

The Bates College Museum of Art installation “From Middle Kingdom to Biological Millennium,” by Chinese artist Wenda Gu, closes with a reception and a performance piece by Gu at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. The event takes place during Parents and Family Weekend at Bates.

Wednesday

March 17, 2004
10:33 am

Filmmaker screens documentary about Chinese Cultural Revolution

Chinese-born scholar and director Carma Hinton screens her new two-hour film about the Chinese Cultural Revolution, “Morning Sun,” at 6 p.m. Monday, March 22, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell Street. Sponsored by the Asian studies program and the Freeman Foundation, the film and subsequent discussion led by the filmmaker are open to the public at no charge. For more information, call 207-786-8296.

Monday

March 15, 2004
8:25 am

Scholar and director Carma Hinton screens film about the Chinese Cultural Revolution

Chinese-born scholar and director Carma Hinton screens her new two-hour film about the Chinese Cultural Revolution, Morning Sun, at 6 p.m. Monday, March 22, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell Street. Sponsored by the Asian studies program and the Freeman Foundation, the film and subsequent discussion led by the filmmaker are open to the public at no charge. For more information, call 207-786-8296.

Thursday

March 11, 2004
11:01 am

Bates sponsors three-day Traveling Film South Asia series

Bates College opens the three-day Traveling Film South Asia series with “The 18th Elephant-3 Monologues,” a 2003 award-winning documentary from India, at 8 p.m. Friday, March 12, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell Street. Sponsored by the college’s International Club, the Asian studies program and the departments of political science and anthropology, the film series is open to the public free of charge. For more information, call 207-786-6135.

Thursday

October 23, 2003
2:58 pm

Scholar discusses dual traditions in spiritual series at Bates

John P. Keenan, an Episcopal priest and scholar of Buddhism, discusses his own intellectual and spiritual experiences of living within these two religious traditions at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited free of charge to attend this presentation, part of the series “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul 2003-04,” sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.

Friday

October 17, 2003
8:29 am

Bates exhibition spotlights Chinese documentary photographers

Focusing on the impacts of urbanization and industrialization in China, an exhibition of documentary images by seven Chinese photographers opens at the Bates College Museum of Art on Jan. 9, 2004.

Monday

January 27, 2003
3:04 pm

Fireworks, concert highlight Lunar New Year fete at Bates

Through Jan. 31, the student organization Sangai Asia celebrates the Lunar New Year with Bates Asian Week, a festival including a concert by singer Magdalen Hsu-Li, a lecture on democracy in China and a neighborhood fireworks display, all open to the public at no charge.

Wednesday

January 22, 2003
2:17 pm

Wesleyan professors presents two evenings of Indonesian shadow puppetry

Sumarsam, a Wesleyan University professor who had his first experience with Indonesian performing arts as a boy in his East Javanese village, devotes two evenings to Indonesian shadow puppetry this week.

Wednesday

August 21, 2002
4:25 pm

$50,000 Tanaka Foundation grant bolsters Bates' scholarships, Asian studies

Bates College has added some new resources to its international scholarships and Asian studies programs, thanks to a $50,000 grant from the Tanaka Memorial Foundation of Japan.

Wednesday

March 20, 2002
9:09 am

Concert of Javanese music to be held

Featuring a music master from Java and an American expert in gamelan music, the Bates College Javanese Gamelan Ensemble performs traditional Indonesian music at 4 p.m. Friday, April 5, in the Perry Atrium of Pettengill Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information about the performance, please call 207-786-6135.