Archives for "History"

Thursday

September 19, 2002 9:55 am

Populist historian and activist Howard Zinn discusses Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement in the Age of Terrorism

Populist historian and activist Howard Zinn discusses “The Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement in the Age of Terrorism” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend his talk, sponsored by the Bates Democrats, free of charge. Donations in the form of canned goods or clothing for the Good Shepherd Food Bank will be accepted, and a reception will follow in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue.

Monday

January 14, 2002 3:39 pm

Three Bates faculty members receive Phillips Fellowships

Matthew Cote, associate professor of chemistry; Atsuko Hirai, Kazushige Hirasawa Professor of History; and John Rhodes, associate professor of mathematics, have been awarded Phillips Faculty Fellowships for the 2002-03 academic year, announced Donald W. Harward, president of Bates College.

Thursday

October 25, 2001 1:56 pm

Bates historians to discuss meaning of Sept. 11

Three Bates College historians and an anthropologist will lead a discussion of the Sept. 11 attacks and consider the tragedy’s aftermath in a forum at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

May 2, 2000 1:02 pm

Archeologist to discuss excavating King William's War on the Maine frontier

Emerson “Tad” Baker, assistant professor of history at Salem State College and author of three books on early history and archeology of New England, will discuss “The Archeology of 1690: Excavating King William’s War on the Maine Frontier” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, in Chase Hall Lounge, Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Monday

April 27, 1998 3:29 pm

Historian to discuss civil rights and economic justice

Howard Zinn, a civil-rights historian, playwright and award-winning author, will discuss Civil Rights and Economic Justice May 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

March 3, 1998 4:03 pm

Holocaust course to screen film, host discussion

Escape From Sobibor, a film about the uprising and escape of 300 Jews from a concentration camp in Poland, will be shown Sunday, March 6, at 8 p.m. in Room 204 of the Carnegie Science Center. The film, sponsored by students of the History of the Holocaust course, is open to the public free of charge.

Tuesday

July 15, 1997 8:48 am

Hampden student receives travel grants

Paul A. Howard of Hampden, Maine, a senior history major at Bates College, has been awarded research grants by the Harry S. Truman Library Institute and the Eisenhower World Affairs Institute.

Wednesday

June 4, 1997 11:11 am

Five faculty receive promotions

A political scientist was promoted to full professor at Bates College, and four other faculty members received tenure and were promoted to associate professors, effective July 1, announced President Donald W. Harward.

Wednesday

April 9, 1997 2:59 pm

Bates student awarded Marshall Scholarship

Bates College junior Joshua Baschnagel of Etna, N.H., is the first Bates student to be named a Regis Maine Scholar of the Marshall Undergraduate Scholars Program, announced Martha C. Crunkleton, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty.

Friday

February 14, 1997 11:33 am

Holocaust conference to be held at Bates

A three-day conference linking Maine scholars, school teachers, concentration camp survivors and students, will examine the Holocaust of European Jewry from Feb. 28 through March 2 at Bates College.