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Friday

January 15, 2010
11:13 am

Psychologist to discuss unconscious mind and its relation to behavior

Mahzarin Banaji, a social psychologist at Harvard University, visits Bates College to discuss what happens when well-intentioned people behave in ways that deviate from their own consciously stated intentions. Her talk takes place at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Thursday

January 14, 2010
9:04 am

Sun Journal tells of Haitian connections of Beasley, Mathieu '12

The Lewiston Sun Journal interviews Myron Beasley, assistant professor of American cultural studies and African American studies, and student Eric…

Monday

January 4, 2010
1:43 pm

PRI’s The World, Miami Herald feature Ghetto Biennale

Public Radio International’s The World and The Miami Herald published recent stories about Ghetto Biennale in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. This unusual…

Tuesday

December 15, 2009
3:59 pm

Bates researcher’s lake study wins federal support

Thanks to National Science Foundation funding awarded this fall, environmental studies professor Holly Ewing and collaborators from Dartmouth and the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies are investigating lake eutrophication and especially the role of a particular cyanobacterium.

Friday

November 20, 2009
3:58 pm

Sugar production, slave labor to be discussed at Bates

Jessica Harris, a professor at Queens College and an expert in African American foodways, speaks at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Ave. Titled “Cane Confluences: Sugar and Slaves in the Caribbean and Louisiana,” the lecture is sponsored by the Multicultural Center and is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-8376.

Tuesday

November 17, 2009
3:17 pm

Friedman '11 tapped by Sierra student group to advocate for tough climate treaty in Copenhagen

Robert Friedman, a Bates College junior, is one of 18 college students nationwide set to lobby international climate treaty negotiators next month on behalf of a Sierra Club youth organization.

Tuesday

November 17, 2009
2:36 pm

2009 Otis Fellows expand knowledge of history, culture, environment

More than 100 years later, the Yukon River still bears the evidence of the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush: abandoned cabins, mining equipment, even shoes still scattered along the way. Last summer, two Bates seniors set out to experience this historic episode first-hand. They retraced the fortune hunters’ trail along the Yukon, from Lake Bennett in Canada across Alaska to the Bering Sea — a distance of nearly 2,000 miles, covered by foot and canoe.

Wednesday

November 4, 2009
11:15 am

'Dealing with Climate Change'

Maine Public Broadcasting Network rebroadcast the Harward Center’s September Civic Forum panel, “Dealing with Climate Change: The Debate among Policy…

Friday

October 30, 2009
12:50 pm

Bates' Language Arts Live series events span November

Longtime Maine poet Theodore Enslin and poet-artist-filmmaker Cecilia Vicuña take part in the Bates College Language Arts Live series in November. Featuring noted writers reading from their work, Language Arts Live events are open to the public at no cost. The series is sponsored by the English department, the environmental studies and Spanish programs, the Learning Associates Program, the Bates Humanities Fund and the John Tagliabue Poetry fund. For more information, contact jskinner@bates.edu.

Tuesday

October 6, 2009
10:13 am

Poetry reading to explore relationship between nature, aesthetics

Jonathan Skinner, assistant professor of environmental studies at Bates, reads from his own poetry and from the poetry journal that he edits, Ecopoetics, at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, in Chase Hall’s Skelton Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.