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Wednesday

June 14, 2006
12:00 am

'Cryptozoology' transcends Nessie, yeti in exploring hidden creatures

Some, like the Tasmanian tiger, are considered extinct, yet sightings are still reported. Some, like the giant squid, existed only as rumors until hard evidence finally appeared. And roaming a shadowy habitat between myth, hucksterism and science are still others — for example, Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster.

Tuesday

March 7, 2006
12:00 am

Caribbean-studies scholar to speak

Faith Smith, who teaches Caribbean literature and chairs the African and Afro-American studies department at Brandeis University, gives a lecture titled “Travel and/as Authentication in Caribbean Studies: How to Tell a True West Indian” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave., Bates College. The talk, sponsored by the college’s African American studies program and the Office of the Dean of the Faculty, is open to the public free of charge. For more information, call 207-753-6933.

Wednesday

March 16, 2005
11:57 am

Conservative pundit William Kristol to speak

Weekly Standard editor William Kristol, one of the nation’s most influential neoconservative commentators, visits Bates College to discuss the impact of Sept. 11 on American foreign policy Wednesday, March 23, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Tuesday

September 14, 2004
3:17 pm

Bates names three Dana Professors

Bates College has named three Dana Professors as two members of the anthropology faculty and one member of the religion faculty.

Wednesday

June 2, 2004
12:36 pm

Roberts '04 receives Fulbright for musical research in Mongolia

Michael P. Roberts, a recent Bates College graduate from Longmeadow, Mass., has received an award to support postgraduate research in Mongolia from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

Tuesday

January 6, 2004
10:36 am

Social scientist examines Haitian revolution at Bates

In conjunction with Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Georges E. Fouron, professor of education at the State University of New York at Stonybrook, will give a talk titled “The Influence of the Haitian Revolution on Revolutionary Movements in the 19th and 20th Centuries and Beyond” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, in the Keck Classroom (G52) of Pettengill Hall.

Thursday

March 27, 2003
10:26 am

Mount David Summit celebrates student academic achievement

A cavalcade of academic stars is ready to dazzle the College community and campus visitors at the second annual Mount David Summit, noon-8 p.m. Sunday, March 30.?? More than 100 students, working in 22 disciplines with 40 professors and assistants in instruction, will present poster displays, panel talks, artistic and musical performances and multimedia offerings at Pettengill Hall and other campus locations.

Monday

September 23, 2002
8:52 am

Death penalty researcher speaks

Brackette F. Williams, an anthropologist, author and 1997 recipient of the MacArthur “genius” grant, offers a lecture exploring the role of religion in the American system of capital punishment at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, in Chase Hall Lounge, Bates College, Campus Avenue. The lecture, titled “Killing in My Name, Poison in Their Veins: Religious Struggle and the Death Penalty,” is open to the public at no charge.

Monday

April 22, 2002
4:25 pm

Bates presents films about Muslim life

Bates College presents “Films of Muslim Life”, a festival of award-winning films set in Iran and Senegal, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays from May 1 through May 22 in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell Street. A member of the Bates faculty or a Muslim student will host a discussion following each screening, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

October 25, 2001
1:56 pm

Bates historians to discuss meaning of Sept. 11

Three Bates College historians and an anthropologist will lead a discussion of the Sept. 11 attacks and consider the tragedy’s aftermath in a forum at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library. The public is invited to attend free of charge.