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Monday

October 31, 2011
6:26 pm

Open to the World: Paul Marks ’83 headlines Hedge, Roger Williams dedication

The journey of Paul Marks ’83 from Bates to China, and from being “a fairly unengaged student” to an international…

Open to the World: Paul Marks ’83 headlines Hedge, Roger Williams dedication

Monday

October 31, 2011
6:23 pm

Open to the World: Spain, ‘down the Plains’ come to Maine as poetry fest begins

It had to be said: Sometimes, “something gets found in translation, too.” This truth was stated during the opening of…

Open to the World: Spain, ‘down the Plains’ come to Maine as poetry fest begins

Monday

October 31, 2011
6:03 pm

Open to the World: Foreign becomes familiar in Roger Williams Hall

Bates’ global reach has been a driving theme behind Open to the World: Bates Celebrates Unbounded Learning, a celebration of…

Open to the World: Foreign becomes familiar in Roger Williams Hall

Monday

October 31, 2011
4:42 pm

Defending their honors theses, young scholars undergo a final metamorphosis

Behind the closed doors of an honors defense, young scholars undergo a final metamorphosis.

Defending their honors theses, young scholars undergo a final metamorphosis

Friday

October 7, 2011
1:41 pm

Bates presents second annual Translations international poetry festival and conference

During the first “Translations” poetry festival at Bates College, in 2010, conference organizer Claudia Aburto Guzmán had an encounter that seemed to crystallize the event for her.

This innovative festival presented international poets reading their work in the original language, with English translations prepared by Bates faculty and students. Working with Somali poet Omar Ahmed, “it struck me that I was involved in the true practice of communication,” says Aburto Guzmán, associate professor of Spanish.

Friday

October 7, 2011
10:56 am

U.S. Sen. George Mitchell among speakers for weeklong ‘Unbounded Learning’

George Mitchell, the former U.S. senator delivers the keynote address during a weeklong celebration of international and interdisciplinary education at Bates

U.S. Sen. George Mitchell among speakers for weeklong ‘Unbounded Learning’

Friday

October 7, 2011
9:18 am

With contemporary interest, Society of Antiquaries elects Michael Jones as Fellow

When Professor of History Michael Jones learned of his recent election as a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of…

Tuesday

October 4, 2011
10:27 am

Koven, Kroepsch Award recipient, to discuss stories of mental illnesses

Nancy Koven, assistant professor of psychology, gives a talk titled Irreducible Stories of Mental Illness at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, in Pettengill Hall’s Keck Classroom ( G52), 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Thursday

September 29, 2011
12:19 pm

Video: Maine river restoration documentary features environmental economist Lynne Lewis

Professor of Economics Lynne Lewis’ collaborative work on Maine river rehabilitation is featured in the Maine Public Broadcasting Network documentary…