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Tuesday

July 15, 2014
12:18 pm

Atsuko Hirai, the Kazushige Hirasawa Professor Emerita of History, dies at age 78

A witty and exacting teacher and scholar who broadened the college’s curricular offerings in history and Asian studies, Hirai died July 14.

Atsuko Hirai, the Kazushige Hirasawa Professor Emerita of History, dies at age 78

Thursday

March 27, 2014
12:00 pm

Historian Joe Hall favors Goetz ’00 and ‘The Baptism of Early Viriginia’ in Elite 8 matchup

Why not join a March Madness competition where you have a real rooting interest?

Historian Joe Hall favors Goetz ’00 and ‘The Baptism of Early Viriginia’ in Elite 8 matchup

Tuesday

January 21, 2014
2:57 pm

For MLK Day 2014, award-winning journalist offers ‘Dream’ analysis

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.

For MLK Day 2014, award-winning journalist offers ‘Dream’ analysis

Monday

January 6, 2014
2:06 pm

2014 MLK Day observance examines March on Washington, ‘Dream’ speech; Sen. King to speak

Bates will live-stream the keynote address and the annual Benjamin Elijah Mays Debate with Morehouse College.

2014 MLK Day observance examines March on Washington, ‘Dream’ speech; Sen. King to speak

Tuesday

December 3, 2013
12:47 pm

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

A Bates-directed archeological project in the Shetland Islands has won an environmental award from the Shetland government and environmental organizations….

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

Wednesday

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.

Senior weaves extraordinary family history with investigative look at Germany during Holocaust, and now

Friday

November 8, 2013
3:34 pm

Bates College lectures to explore intersections of religion, trade, culture in Mediterranean

The Bates College lecture series “Byzantium and Islam: Art, Poetry and Sound at the Crossroads of the Mediterranean Sea” resumes Nov. 14.

Bates College lectures to explore intersections of religion, trade, culture in Mediterranean

Monday

October 21, 2013
4:28 pm

Bates welcomes new faculty: Lydia Barnett, history

To some people, says historian Lydia Barnett, Hurricane Sandy signified something more than merely physical phenomena.

Bates welcomes new faculty: Lydia Barnett, history

Wednesday

October 16, 2013
3:15 pm

Architect of post-apartheid constitution in South Africa to speak at Bates

Justice Albert Sachs, a key architect of South Africa’s post-apartheid constitution, speaks at Bates Oct. 24.

Architect of post-apartheid constitution in South Africa to speak at Bates

Thursday

July 25, 2013
1:58 pm

History, Fall 2013

The Department of History welcomes Lydia Barnett, who will be teaching courses on Renaissance and Enlightenment Europe and also the…