Archives for "History"
October 25, 2001 1:56 pm
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.
May 2, 2000 1:02 pm
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.
April 27, 1998 3:29 pm
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.
March 3, 1998 4:03 pm
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.
July 15, 1997 8:48 am
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.
June 4, 1997 11:11 am
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.
April 9, 1997 2:59 pm
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.
February 14, 1997 11:33 am
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.
September 24, 1996 10:28 am
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.
March 12, 1996 10:52 am
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.