Archives for "Anthropology"

Friday

September 26, 2014 10:10 am

Alumni panel to discuss work experiences in Latin America

Alumni panel to discuss work experiences in Latin America

Three recent Bates College alumni return to campus to discuss how their experiences in Latin America have influenced their working lives in a panel presentation Oct. 2.

Tuesday

April 15, 2014 12:56 pm

Project for Peace award goes to Tatro, Schriger for humanitarian work in Rwanda

Project for Peace award goes to Tatro, Schriger for humanitarian work in Rwanda

A Davis Project for Peace award has gone to seniors Simone Schriger and Devin Tatro to support an initiative in Rwanda to support children of incarcerated people.

Friday

January 10, 2014 2:04 pm

In Bates talk, anthropologist Lynch ’89 to share lessons from a factory’s reliance on elderly workers

In Bates talk, anthropologist Lynch ’89 to share lessons from a factory’s reliance on elderly workers

Caitrin Lynch ’89, author of a book studying a factory whose workers are a median age of 74, gives a talk based on her research on Jan. 13.

Friday

December 20, 2013 3:09 pm

Danforth’s ‘Children of the Greek Civil War’ receives prestigious book prize

Danforth’s ‘Children of the Greek Civil War’ receives prestigious book prize

Co-written by anthropologist Danny Danforth, a study of children’s evacuation campaigns during the Greek Civil War has received a prestigious book prize.

Friday

December 6, 2013 2:36 pm

‘Intricate Glances’: Dance, anthropology meet here

‘Intricate Glances’: Dance, anthropology meet here

“What I was doing to create a dance stemmed from fieldwork that was anthropological and choreographic,” says Colleen Fitzgerald ’14, who choreographed “Intricate Glances Will Meet Here.”

Wednesday

August 7, 2013 5:12 pm

‘The Swordfish Hunters’: Archaeologist Bruce Bourque tells the story of an ancient people

‘The Swordfish Hunters’: Archaeologist Bruce Bourque tells the story of an ancient people

Bruce Bourque, senior lecturer in anthropology at Bates and curator of archaeology at the Maine History Museum, talks about his…

Thursday

July 25, 2013 1:51 pm

Anthropology, Fall 2013

Two new colleagues are joining the Anthropology department this year while Val Carnegie and Elizabeth Eames are away on sabbatical…

Friday

July 19, 2013 1:42 pm

Felt like coming home as Corey Harris ’91 offers blues gold on the Quad

Felt like coming home as Corey Harris ’91 offers blues gold on the Quad

Blues in the night is no fun. But blues in the evening can be a very good time indeed, as proven by musician Corey Harris ’91.

Wednesday

April 3, 2013 8:16 am

Runner, Ugandan villagers create race to dreams

Runner, Ugandan villagers create race to dreams

Devin Tatro got a study-abroad experience that let her combine her academic and extracurricular interests — and encourage children to pursue their goals.

Thursday

March 14, 2013 2:37 pm

Multimedia: Cultural collisions drive Kroepsch honoree

Multimedia: Cultural collisions drive Kroepsch honoree

For anthropologist Loring Danforth, helping students navigate their own cultural collisions is “important and interesting.”