Archives for "Social sciences"

Tuesday

November 6, 2007 9:38 am

Political scientist offers an analysis of Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Norman Finkelstein, controversial author of such books as “Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History” and “The Holocaust Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering,” speaks at 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8, in Chase Hall Lounge.

Thursday

November 1, 2007 10:59 am

Noted Harvard sociologist to discuss her mother's extraordinary life

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, a sociologist and professor of education at Harvard University, will give a presentation titled “Balm in Gilead: On Love, Justice and the Word, ” at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Wednesday

October 10, 2007 1:50 pm

Phillips Fellows present international research

Five students who conducted international research with the support of Phillips Fellowships from Bates present their research in October.

Thursday

September 6, 2007 8:19 am

Convocation 2007: 'An essential rightness about your presence here'

Students received the rare opportunity to compare 21st-century college life with the Versailles experiences of the French queen Marie Antoinette as Bates College opened its 153rd academic year on Sept. 5.

Thursday

August 30, 2007 11:11 am

A look at famed mother and daughter opens Bates' 153rd academic year

Bates College opens its 153rd academic year with a convocation ceremony featuring John R. Cole, Thomas Hedley Reynolds Professor of History, at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, on the historic Quad near Campus Avenue.

Monday

July 23, 2007 11:53 am

College hosts international conference on memory and knowledge

Bates College hosts the seventh biennial meeting of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, an international conference on memory and cognition, Wednesday, July 25, through Saturday, July 28.

Wednesday

May 9, 2007 2:11 pm

Jenny Sadler '07 develops therapeutic role for photography

For a senior thesis project, psychology major Jenny Sadler has put a fresh spin on an old cliché — the one about a picture being worth a thousand words.

Wednesday

May 9, 2007 1:14 pm

Bates celebrates Harward Center for Community Partnerships Awards

Twelve individuals and organizations, recipients of the first Bates College Harward Center for Community Partnership Awards, were recently recognized in a celebration at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Wednesday

May 9, 2007 12:57 pm

Kris Goulding receives Fulbright to research women and politics in Islam

Kristine Goulding, a Bates senior from West Suffield, Conn., has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award for the 2007-08 academic year.

Friday

April 20, 2007 9:03 am

Don't look now, but we've been medicalized

Not so long ago, shyness was usually seen as a random character trait, sadness the natural reaction to misfortune and alcoholism a sign of personal weakness. In recent decades those conditions, and many others, have been “medicalized” — associated with biological causes and redefined as medical diagnoses, not merely products of personality or fate.