Archives for "Interdisciplinary studies"

Tuesday

December 20, 2011 9:30 pm

King Day to showcase environmental justice

King Day to showcase environmental justice

Julian Agyeman, a pioneering environmental justice and sustainability advocate, offers the King Day keynote Jan. 16.

Tuesday

December 20, 2011 9:01 pm

In Museum of Art exhibition, Xie explores history, media, memory

In Museum of Art exhibition, Xie explores history, media, memory

“Xiaoze Xie: Amplified Moments (1993-2008)” opens Jan. 26.

Thursday

December 15, 2011 4:55 pm

ES students seek to reconnect Androscoggin, residents

ES students seek to reconnect Androscoggin, residents

Twenty-eight Bates students in environmental studies spent the fall contributing to the next chapter of the Androscoggin River’s story.

Thursday

November 17, 2011 10:16 pm

Sonja Pieck, Kroepsch Award recipient, to discuss education as activism

Sonja Pieck, Kroepsch Award recipient, to discuss education as activism

Sonja Pieck, assistant professor of environmental studies and co-recipient of the 2011 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Monday

October 31, 2011 6:26 pm

Open to the World: Paul Marks ’83 headlines Hedge, Roger Williams dedication

Open to the World: Paul Marks ’83 headlines Hedge, Roger Williams dedication

The journey of Paul Marks ’83 from Bates to China, and from being “a fairly unengaged student” to an international…

Monday

October 31, 2011 6:23 pm

Open to the World: Spain, ‘down the Plains’ come to Maine as poetry fest begins

Open to the World: Spain, ‘down the Plains’ come to Maine as poetry fest begins

It had to be said: Sometimes, “something gets found in translation, too.” This truth was stated during the opening of…

Monday

October 31, 2011 6:03 pm

Open to the World: Foreign becomes familiar in Roger Williams Hall

Open to the World: Foreign becomes familiar in Roger Williams Hall

Bates’ global reach has been a driving theme behind Open to the World: Bates Celebrates Unbounded Learning, a celebration of…

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