Archives for "History"
December 16, 2014 10:44 am
In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2015, Bates College examine the great civil rights leader’s commitment to nonviolent action — and places it in the context of recent events in Ferguson, Mo., Staten Island, N.Y., and on the international stage.
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.
November 8, 2013 3:34 pm
The Bates College lecture series “Byzantium and Islam: Art, Poetry and Sound at the Crossroads of the Mediterranean Sea” resumes Nov. 14.
October 21, 2013 4:28 pm
To some people, says historian Lydia Barnett, Hurricane Sandy signified something more than merely physical phenomena.