Archives for "Interdisciplinary studies"

Monday

July 8, 2013 10:15 am

Clean Sweep 2013 raises nearly $17,000 for local organizations

Clean Sweep 2013 raises nearly $17,000 for local organizations

Bates’ 2013 Clean Sweep sale raised nearly $17,000 for local nonprofits.

Tuesday

May 7, 2013 12:59 pm

Lecture to explore social mobility, housing, immigrant networks

Lecture to explore social mobility, housing, immigrant networks

Silvia Dominguez, a scholar who researches the welfare of women, children and minority populations, offers the talk “Getting Ahead: Social Mobility, Public Housing and Immigrant Networks” on May 9.

Thursday

May 2, 2013 12:00 pm

Senior thesis Q-and-A: The 1950s debate over Androscoggin River pollution

Senior thesis Q-and-A: The 1950s debate over Androscoggin River pollution

In her thesis, Taryn O’Connell ’13 examines strategies used to reach different social classes in Lewiston during a landmark pollution debate.

Friday

April 26, 2013 4:18 pm

Noted photographer Chester Higgins Jr. to offer presentation

Noted photographer Chester Higgins Jr. to offer presentation

Chester Higgins Jr., a photographer for the New York Times whose images have appeared in exhibitions all over the world, visits Bates to give a talk titled Dancing with My Spirit on May 1.

Wednesday

April 10, 2013 12:14 pm

Bangor Daily News quotes biologist Ambrose in story on worm digger dispute

Bangor Daily News quotes biologist Ambrose in story on worm digger dispute

Bates marine biologist Will Ambrose says that coastal worm diggers don’t do significant harm to clams.

Monday

April 8, 2013 1:57 pm

Thanks to Watson Fellowship, Norrmén-Smith ’13 will research perceptions of stroke in Africa, Asia

Thanks to Watson Fellowship, Norrmén-Smith ’13 will research perceptions of stroke in Africa, Asia

A 2013 Watson Fellowship will make it possible for a Bates alumna to spend a year in Africa and Asia researching cultural perceptions of one of humankind’s leading causes of death and disability.

Thursday

April 4, 2013 12:00 pm

Ancient Greek and Latin fill stage and screen at Mount David Summit

Ancient Greek and Latin fill stage and screen at Mount David Summit

Greek and Latin students perform Plautus’ comedy Captivi and show a video of Euripedes’ tragedy Bacchae.

Tuesday

April 2, 2013 4:39 pm

China: State of the culture, culture of the state

China: State of the culture, culture of the state

Three senior thesis projects presented during the Mount David Summit illustrated intriguing examples of the state role in Chinese culture.

Monday

April 1, 2013 6:01 pm

Video: Rabble and royalty, medieval Londoners visit the 2013 Mount David Summit

Video: Rabble and royalty, medieval Londoners visit the 2013 Mount David Summit

Students in the junior-senior English seminar “Medieval London” assumed the identities of medieval Londoners at Mount David Summit. The Plague made a cameo appearance, too.

Thursday

March 28, 2013 8:40 am

Recent tenure appointee Sonja Pieck explores “the nexus of power and nature”

Recent tenure appointee Sonja Pieck explores “the nexus of power and nature”

What is nature, who gets to decide its fate and why? And how can those who are excluded from environmental governance get some say?