Archives for "History"

Wednesday

March 4, 2015 1:28 pm

Filmmaker presents exploration of photography’s role in black culture

Filmmaker presents exploration of photography’s role in black culture

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.

Tuesday

February 24, 2015 11:02 am

Filmboard to screen, panel to discuss ‘Selma’

Filmboard to screen, panel to discuss ‘Selma’

“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.

Tuesday

January 20, 2015 12:19 pm

MLK Day keynote: Black Lives Matter movement is a sign of hope

MLK Day keynote: Black Lives Matter movement is a sign of hope

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.

Friday

September 26, 2014 3:21 pm

Forums to look at immigration, economy; Wabanaki-state child welfare history

Forums to look at immigration, economy; Wabanaki-state child welfare history

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.

Tuesday

July 15, 2014 12:18 pm

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

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.

Thursday

March 27, 2014 12:00 pm

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

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?

Tuesday

January 21, 2014 2:57 pm

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

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.

Monday

January 6, 2014 2:06 pm

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

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.

Tuesday

December 3, 2013 12:47 pm

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

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….

Wednesday

November 13, 2013 8:08 am

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

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.