Archives for "Interdisciplinary studies"

Friday

November 8, 2013 3:34 pm

Bates College lectures to explore intersections of religion, trade, culture in Mediterranean

Bates College lectures to explore intersections of religion, trade, culture in Mediterranean

The Bates College lecture series “Byzantium and Islam: Art, Poetry and Sound at the Crossroads of the Mediterranean Sea” resumes Nov. 14.

Thursday

November 7, 2013 2:54 pm

Law professor, conservationist to discuss Penobscot River restoration

Law professor, conservationist to discuss Penobscot River restoration

University of Maine Professor of Law David Owens and conservationist Colin Apse discuss freshwater sustainability measures, environmental law and the Penobscot River Restoration Project at Bates on Nov. 11.

Monday

October 28, 2013 10:22 am

Food historian to dish out history of Colonial, presidential cooking

Food historian to dish out history of Colonial, presidential cooking

Food historian and Bangor Daily News columnist Sandra Oliver offers a talk titled “George Washington’s Breakfast” on Nov. 7.

Tuesday

October 8, 2013 2:01 pm

‘Memories of Present Past’ film series fetes new Latin American studies program

‘Memories of Present Past’ film series fetes new Latin American studies program

Celebrating the introduction of its Latin American studies program, Bates presents a festival of independent films set in Latin America Oct. 11-13.

Friday

September 27, 2013 2:01 pm

Chronicler of boom, bust in American West gives Otis Lecture on Oct. 14

Chronicler of boom, bust in American West gives Otis Lecture on Oct. 14

Rubén Martínez, chronicler of the harsh consequences of boom times in the West, gives the annual Otis Lecture on Oct. 14.

Thursday

September 19, 2013 11:41 am

That makes scents: Bates, Pitt scientists propose approach to categorizing odors

That makes scents: Bates, Pitt scientists propose approach to categorizing odors

Using advanced statistical techniques, researchers at Bates and the University of Pittsburgh have developed an approach to systematically describing smells.

Thursday

September 12, 2013 1:49 pm

New Latin American studies program presents lecture by Harvard Divinity School professor

New Latin American studies program presents lecture by Harvard Divinity School professor

Davíd Carrasco, a Mexican American historian of religions, offers the inaugural lecture in Bates’ Latin American studies program on Sept. 16

Friday

August 23, 2013 8:26 am

Tributes to retiring faculty of 2013: Baker, Hayward, Kuritz, Shulman, Thomas

Tributes to retiring faculty of 2013: Baker, Hayward, Kuritz, Shulman, Thomas

At the final faculty meeting of the year, each retiring professor is honored by a colleague who offers a spoken tribute.

Tuesday

August 20, 2013 2:33 pm

Racing to protect water supply, Auburn Water District is buoyed by Bates collaboration

Racing to protect water supply, Auburn Water District is buoyed by Bates collaboration

A collaboration between Bates and the Auburn Water District is enabling authorities to better monitor conditions in the lake that supplies drinking water to the Twin Cities.

Thursday

August 8, 2013 12:21 pm

Summer Student Research: Geology major Balter studies climate change in Arctic

Summer Student Research: Geology major Balter studies climate change in Arctic

Alexandra Balter ’14 discusses why she chose to spend a cold summer in the Norwegian Arctic.