Archives for "Classical and Medieval Studies"

Thursday

April 17, 2014 3:12 pm

Conference at Bates explores women’s ritual activities in ancient times

Conference at Bates explores women’s ritual activities in ancient times

While men may have dominated public life in ancient Greece and Rome, women nevertheless played active roles in religious rituals….

Friday

November 8, 2013 3:34 pm

Bates College lectures to explore intersections of religion, trade, culture in Mediterranean

Bates College lectures to explore intersections of religion, trade, culture in Mediterranean

The Bates College lecture series “Byzantium and Islam: Art, Poetry and Sound at the Crossroads of the Mediterranean Sea” resumes Nov. 14.

Monday

October 28, 2013 10:22 am

Food historian to dish out history of Colonial, presidential cooking

Food historian to dish out history of Colonial, presidential cooking

Food historian and Bangor Daily News columnist Sandra Oliver offers a talk titled “George Washington’s Breakfast” on Nov. 7.

Friday

August 23, 2013 8:26 am

Tributes to retiring faculty of 2013: Baker, Hayward, Kuritz, Shulman, Thomas

Tributes to retiring faculty of 2013: Baker, Hayward, Kuritz, Shulman, Thomas

At the final faculty meeting of the year, each retiring professor is honored by a colleague who offers a spoken tribute.

Thursday

April 4, 2013 12:00 pm

Ancient Greek and Latin fill stage and screen at Mount David Summit

Ancient Greek and Latin fill stage and screen at Mount David Summit

Greek and Latin students perform Plautus’ comedy Captivi and show a video of Euripedes’ tragedy Bacchae.

Monday

April 1, 2013 6:01 pm

Video: Rabble and royalty, medieval Londoners visit the 2013 Mount David Summit

Video: Rabble and royalty, medieval Londoners visit the 2013 Mount David Summit

Students in the junior-senior English seminar “Medieval London” assumed the identities of medieval Londoners at Mount David Summit. The Plague made a cameo appearance, too.

Monday

March 4, 2013 12:04 pm

Lecture series to explore encounters between Europe, Islamic world in theater, art and politics

Lecture series to explore encounters between Europe, Islamic world in theater, art and politics

An expert in Spanish theater from Bard College opens a lecture series exploring cultural encounters between Europe and the Islamic world on March 4.

Wednesday

October 24, 2012 3:23 pm

Bates to present modern adaptation of ancient Greek drama

Bates to present modern adaptation of ancient Greek drama

Guest director Peter Richards helms the Bates production of “Big Love,” a modern adaptation of an ancient Greek drama, in performances Nov. 1-5.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 8:29 am

Bates announces new tenure-track faculty teaching in autumn 2012

Bates announces new tenure-track faculty teaching in autumn 2012

Six new tenure-track members of the faculty began teaching at Bates in autumn 2012, representing dance, economics, German, neuroscience and psychology, religious studies, and classical and medieval studies.

Monday

June 18, 2012 9:54 am

Peasants Revolt included women, too, Federico proves

Peasants Revolt included women, too, Federico proves

“They were not shy to pick up staffs, sticks, and staves and wield them against perceived oppressors.”