Archives for "Interdisciplinary studies"

Monday

October 31, 2011 4:42 pm

Defending their honors theses, young scholars undergo a final metamorphosis

Defending their honors theses, young scholars undergo a final metamorphosis

Behind the closed doors of an honors defense, young scholars undergo a final metamorphosis.

Friday

October 7, 2011 1:41 pm

Bates presents second annual Translations international poetry festival and conference

During the first “Translations” poetry festival at Bates College, in 2010, conference organizer Claudia Aburto Guzmán had an encounter that seemed to crystallize the event for her.

This innovative festival presented international poets reading their work in the original language, with English translations prepared by Bates faculty and students. Working with Somali poet Omar Ahmed, “it struck me that I was involved in the true practice of communication,” says Aburto Guzmán, associate professor of Spanish.

Friday

October 7, 2011 10:56 am

U.S. Sen. George Mitchell among speakers for weeklong ‘Unbounded Learning’

U.S. Sen. George Mitchell among speakers for weeklong ‘Unbounded Learning’

George Mitchell, the former U.S. senator delivers the keynote address during a weeklong celebration of international and interdisciplinary education at Bates

Friday

October 7, 2011 9:18 am

With contemporary interest, Society of Antiquaries elects Michael Jones as Fellow

When Professor of History Michael Jones learned of his recent election as a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of…

Tuesday

October 4, 2011 10:27 am

Koven, Kroepsch Award recipient, to discuss stories of mental illnesses

Nancy Koven, assistant professor of psychology, gives a talk titled Irreducible Stories of Mental Illness at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, in Pettengill Hall’s Keck Classroom ( G52), 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Thursday

September 29, 2011 12:19 pm

Video: Maine river restoration documentary features environmental economist Lynne Lewis

Professor of Economics Lynne Lewis’ collaborative work on Maine river rehabilitation is featured in the Maine Public Broadcasting Network documentary…

Thursday

September 1, 2011 9:22 am

Peter Marsters '09, Fulbright grant recipient

Peter Marsters ’09, who graduated from Bates with a degree in modern Chinese history, has worked as a program assistant for the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Wednesday

August 31, 2011 12:50 pm

Emily Grady '10, Fulbright teaching assistantship recipient

Emily Grady ’10 has received a Fulbright assistantship for teaching English in Argentina. As an environmental studies major at Bates, Grady co-founded two student environmental organizations, lobbied Maine’s senators for comprehensive climate legislation and co-founded an environmental leadership training program for Bates students.

Tuesday

July 19, 2011 1:10 pm

Newburyport Daily News profiles Humane Society state director Fox '03

The Newburyport, Mass., Daily News profiles Alexis Fox ’03, state director of the Humane Society of the United States, who…

Monday

June 6, 2011 2:14 pm

Campus Construction Update: June 7, 2011

Like sands through the hourglass, so are the final days of the renovation of Hedge and Roger Williams halls. On Monday, June 27, faculty in philosophy, religious studies and environmental studies will receive key-card access to the renovated Hedge Hall and be able to start settling into their spiffy new offices. Four weeks later, July 25 is moving day for staff of the Language Resource Center and Off-Campus Study office and the faculty of the foreign-language programs that will occupy Roger Williams Hall.