Archives for "History"

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.

Tuesday

September 24, 1996 10:28 am

Nixon presidency as topic for conference

The presidency of Richard M. Nixon, an important chapter in recent American history, will be the focus of a conference for Maine teachers on Friday, Sept. 27, at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Tuesday

March 12, 1996 10:52 am

Bates Students to Discuss African-American Protest in Maine

The final part of Miller’s talk will consider the stragegies devised by the civil rights movement within Maine as well new directions in social transformation pursued by the contemporary African American community.

Tuesday

March 12, 1996 10:44 am

Asian Studies Scholar to Lecture at Bates

An expert in late imperial and early modern Chinese history, she is the author of several books including “Agricultural Change and the Peasant Economy of South China,” “Chinese Society in the Eighteenth Century” and “Education and Literacy in Ch’ing China” as well as the editor of “Death Ritual in Late Imperial and Modern China.”