Archives for "History"

Wednesday

August 8, 2012 10:00 am

Past is prologue, says new Muskie Archives director Pat Webber

Past is prologue, says new Muskie Archives director Pat Webber

The archives supports the academic community by keeping one foot in the past and one in the present.

Tuesday

June 5, 2012 12:44 pm

In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

Thanks to a two-year collaboration among the Portland branch of the NAACP, the University of Southern Maine and Bates, valuable papers of the Portland branch are being made accessible to researchers and the public for the first time.

Wednesday

March 14, 2012 3:30 pm

Plastas book explores prejudice, progress in women’s activism between world wars

Plastas book explores prejudice, progress in women’s activism between world wars

Plastas book explores prejudice, progress in women’s activism between world wars

Monday

March 12, 2012 11:08 am

Press Herald interviews historian Miller ’96 on early civil rights movement

Press Herald interviews historian Miller ’96 on early civil rights movement

The Portland Press Herald’s Ray Routhier offers a Q&A interview with Eben Miller ’96, whose book Born Along the Color…

Thursday

February 9, 2012 8:37 am

For Unity Conference, Amandla! presents expert on racial wealth gap

For Unity Conference, Amandla! presents expert on racial wealth gap

An expert on public policy and racial inequality, Thomas Shapiro speaks on the racial wealth gap on Feb. 11.

Tuesday

November 29, 2011 1:50 pm

Middle East expert to discuss U.S. role in Israeli-Palestinian peace

Middle East expert to discuss U.S. role in Israeli-Palestinian peace

Lara Friedman visits Bates to discuss America’s role in advancing Israeli-Palestinian peace.

Monday

November 7, 2011 8:52 pm

Finder of rare Auschwitz photos to speak

Finder of rare Auschwitz photos to speak

Ann Weiss, who discovered at Auschwitz a cache of photographs from the lives of Jewish victims before they arrived at the death camp, speaks at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Monday

October 31, 2011 4:42 pm

Defending their honors theses, young scholars undergo a final metamorphosis

Defending their honors theses, young scholars undergo a final metamorphosis

Behind the closed doors of an honors defense, young scholars undergo a final metamorphosis.

Monday

October 17, 2011 9:55 am

Medieval scholars visit to discuss 'Responses to Hard Times'

With an economic recession, lengthy overseas wars and a run of natural disasters hitting the U.S. and other lands, these are trying times. Yet scholars visiting Bates for the Medieval Miseries: Responses to Hard Times conference know that things could be even tougher. Bates hosts the 38th annual New England Medieval Conference on Saturday, Oct. 22, in Room G65, Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Friday

October 7, 2011 9:18 am

With contemporary interest, Society of Antiquaries elects Michael Jones as Fellow

When Professor of History Michael Jones learned of his recent election as a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of…