Archives for "Interdisciplinary studies"

Monday

June 18, 2012 9:54 am

Peasants Revolt included women, too, Federico proves

Peasants Revolt included women, too, Federico proves

“They were not shy to pick up staffs, sticks, and staves and wield them against perceived oppressors.”

Tuesday

June 5, 2012 12:44 pm

In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

Thanks to a two-year collaboration among the Portland branch of the NAACP, the University of Southern Maine and Bates, valuable papers of the Portland branch are being made accessible to researchers and the public for the first time.

Friday

April 13, 2012 3:18 pm

A future railroad systems engineer receives Goldwater Scholarship

A future railroad systems engineer receives Goldwater Scholarship

Triple major in physics, math and Japanese receives a prestigious award.

Friday

April 6, 2012 4:44 pm

Istratii ’12 is Africa-bound, thanks to Watson Fellowship

Istratii ’12 is Africa-bound, thanks to Watson Fellowship

Romina Istratii ’12 will use the Watson Fellowship to research the dynamics of food security and gender bias in Africa.

Thursday

March 22, 2012 3:35 pm

Political, educational leaders to share experiences in ‘Women and Leadership’ panel

Political, educational leaders to share experiences in ‘Women and Leadership’ panel

Marking National Women’s History Month, six female political and educational leaders discuss the challenges and achievements in their careers.

Wednesday

March 14, 2012 3:30 pm

Plastas book explores prejudice, progress in women’s activism between world wars

Plastas book explores prejudice, progress in women’s activism between world wars

Plastas book explores prejudice, progress in women’s activism between world wars

Monday

March 12, 2012 11:08 am

Press Herald interviews historian Miller ’96 on early civil rights movement

Press Herald interviews historian Miller ’96 on early civil rights movement

The Portland Press Herald’s Ray Routhier offers a Q&A interview with Eben Miller ’96, whose book Born Along the Color…

Thursday

February 9, 2012 8:37 am

For Unity Conference, Amandla! presents expert on racial wealth gap

For Unity Conference, Amandla! presents expert on racial wealth gap

An expert on public policy and racial inequality, Thomas Shapiro speaks on the racial wealth gap on Feb. 11.

Thursday

January 26, 2012 10:41 am

Cultural critic Touré to speak in Feb. 8 OIE event

Cultural critic Touré to speak in Feb. 8 OIE event

Touré, a journalist and commentator whom Newsweek editor Tina Brown described as “a one-man media conglomerate,” offers his views on race, identity and 21st-century America at Bates on Feb. 8.

Tuesday

January 24, 2012 2:27 pm

Genova ’92, best-selling author of ‘Still Alice,’ ‘Left Neglected,’ to speak

Genova ’92, best-selling author of ‘Still Alice,’ ‘Left Neglected,’  to speak

Lisa Genova ’92, author of the popular novels Still Alice and Left Neglected, speaks at Bates at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1, in the Olin Concert Hall.