Archives for "History"
March 4, 2015 1:28 pm
Filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris visits Bates College to show his 2014 documentary “Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People” on March 8.
February 24, 2015 11:02 am
“Selma,” director Ava DuVernay’s acclaimed depiction of Martin Luther King Jr.’s campaign to secure equal voting rights for African Americans, shows at Bates College Feb. 27-March 1.
January 20, 2015 12:19 pm
What does the Black Lives Matter movement really want? In his keynote address during Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College, historian Peniel Joseph had an answer.
September 26, 2014 3:21 pm
Harward Center Civic Forums at Bates College in October explore the role of immigration in Maine’s economy; and a historic effort to redress problems created by government policies toward Native American children.
July 15, 2014 12:18 pm
A witty and exacting teacher and scholar who broadened the college’s curricular offerings in history and Asian studies, Hirai died July 14.
March 27, 2014 12:00 pm
Why not join a March Madness competition where you have a real rooting interest?
January 21, 2014 2:57 pm
Gary Younge painted a picture of events behind the 1963 March on Washington and King’s speech that, paradoxically, made it all seem both inevitable and fortuitous.
January 6, 2014 2:06 pm
Bates will live-stream the keynote address and the annual Benjamin Elijah Mays Debate with Morehouse College.
December 3, 2013 12:47 pm
A Bates-directed archeological project in the Shetland Islands has won an environmental award from the Shetland government and environmental organizations….
November 13, 2013 8:08 am
Senior weaves extraordinary family history with investigative look at Germany during Holocaust, and now
Rachel Baumann discusses her grandparents’ travails during the Holocaust, and offers insights into wartime history and the roles of humanity and faith, on Nov. 15.