Archives for "Interdisciplinary studies"

Tuesday

March 25, 2014 12:00 pm

Alumni make ‘huge impact’ at international gathering of ocean researchers

Alumni make ‘huge impact’ at international gathering of ocean researchers

At Bates, these ocean scientists learned to “be fearless” in their approach to research.

Tuesday

March 4, 2014 2:09 pm

Pickens book explores embodied experience in African American, Arab American writing

Pickens book explores embodied experience in African American, Arab American writing

Do the people you touch make you the person you are? If you are breathing, can your oppressors claim that you do not exist? Questions like these drive Therí Pickens’ new book.

Thursday

February 27, 2014 12:03 pm

Longtime activist for indigenous rights, sustainability to speak on environmental stewardship

Longtime activist for indigenous rights, sustainability to speak on environmental stewardship

Chief Oren Lyons, a Native American leader and environmental activist, speaks at Bates on March 3.

Tuesday

February 18, 2014 1:10 pm

Indigenous rights and environmental activist Oren Lyons to discuss sustainability

Indigenous rights and environmental activist Oren Lyons to discuss sustainability

Chief Oren Lyons, a Native American leader and environmental activist, offers a lecture on March 3.

Friday

January 31, 2014 12:45 pm

In Central Europe, Phillips Fellow Baumann ’14 sought missing pieces of a family puzzle

Rachel Baumann’s interest in her grandparents gained new intensity when, supported by a Phillips Fellowship, she spent summer 2013 researching their story of courage, audacity and survival as Jews in Nazi-controlled Europe.

Tuesday

January 21, 2014 2:57 pm

For MLK Day 2014, award-winning journalist offers ‘Dream’ analysis

For MLK Day 2014, award-winning journalist offers ‘Dream’ analysis

Gary Younge painted a picture of events behind the 1963 March on Washington and King’s speech that, paradoxically, made it all seem both inevitable and fortuitous.

Friday

January 17, 2014 9:37 am

Solo performance to unveil Muslim women’s lives

Solo performance to unveil Muslim women’s lives

Playwright-actress Rohina Malik performs her critically acclaimed one-woman show “Unveiled,” portraying five Muslim women living in a post 9/11 world, on Jan. 27.

Monday

January 6, 2014 2:06 pm

2014 MLK Day observance examines March on Washington, ‘Dream’ speech; Sen. King to speak

2014 MLK Day observance examines March on Washington, ‘Dream’ speech; Sen. King to speak

Bates will live-stream the keynote address and the annual Benjamin Elijah Mays Debate with Morehouse College.

Friday

November 22, 2013 3:21 pm

From blue bin to Beyoncé, 2013 Trashion Show is a sensation

From blue bin to Beyoncé, 2013 Trashion Show is a sensation

Pitting students, staff and other Bates folks against one another in a friendly quest to make recycling fashion-forward, the Trashion Show takes place every year before November break.

Monday

November 18, 2013 9:17 am

What I mean when I say: ‘Space’

What I mean when I say: ‘Space’

What does “space” mean to a neuroscientist?