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Wednesday

February 4, 2004
3:51 pm

Author to discuss black masculinity in Bates talk

Author, filmmaker, writer and professor Melvin B. Donalson, a member of the Bates Class of 1973, will give a lecture titled “Black Masculinity in American Cinema” at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 12, Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend the talk free of charge.

Wednesday

January 28, 2004
8:43 am

Princeton scholar to discuss memory and civil rights in Bates lecture

Valerie Smith, director of Princeton University’s program in African American studies and a member of the Bates College Class of 1975, gives a lecture titled “Memory and the United States Civil Rights Movement” at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend the talk, sponsored by the Multicultural Center, free of charge.

Monday

October 27, 2003
2:05 pm

Lecture-workshop by 'Sunpie' Barnes rescheduled for Nov. 4

An accomplished musician equally at home with blues, zydeco and a spectrum of African and Caribbean styles, Bruce “Sunpie” Barnes comes to Bates College to explore the music of the African Diaspora in a lecture-workshop from 8-10 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, in Room 130 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. The visit was postponed to November from Oct. 28.

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.

Thursday

October 23, 2003
2:44 pm

Scholar to discuss homophobia in academia in Bates lecture

Toni McNaron, professor emeritus of English and women’s studies at the University of Minnesota, discusses her book Poisoned Ivy: Lesbian and Gay Academics Confronting Homophobia(Temple University Press, 1996), at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

October 21, 2003
8:11 am

Sociologist to discuss race and diversity at Bates

Troy Duster, professor of sociology at New York University, will give a talk titled “Colorblindness and the Veil of Privilege: From Redress to Diversity and Back” at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Campus Avenue, Bates College. Sponsored by the Office of Affirmative Action and Institutional Diversity, the talk is open to the public free of charge.

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.

Wednesday

October 15, 2003
9:22 am

Louisiana's popular 'Sunpie' Barnes to discuss music of the African Diaspora

An accomplished musician equally at home with blues, zydeco and a spectrum of African and Caribbean styles, Bruce “Sunpie” Barnes comes to Bates College to explore the music of the African Diaspora in a lecture-workshop at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Monday

October 13, 2003
10:14 am

Japanese scholar compares ghosts from East and West

Ghosts from Japan and England will share the podium at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, in the Benjamin Mays Center, Bates College, when an associate professor of English literature at the University of Kyoto contrasts traditional Japanese ghosts with the spirits in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.

Tuesday

September 23, 2003
9:23 am

Symposium celebrates 100 years of "The Souls of Black Folks"

In a symposium Friday and Saturday, Oct. 10-11, faculty and guests from as far away as Germany will use music, drama and scholarly presentations to mark the 100th anniversary of a milestone in African American thought.