Archives for "Social sciences"
July 23, 2007 11:53 am
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.
May 9, 2007 2:11 pm
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.
May 9, 2007 1:14 pm
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.
May 9, 2007 12:57 pm
Kristine Goulding, a Bates senior from West Suffield, Conn., has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award for the 2007-08 academic year.
April 20, 2007 9:03 am
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.
April 5, 2007 12:12 pm
In celebration of his four-year appointment as the Christian A. Johnson Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Bates College, historian Michael Jones delivers his inaugural lecture, “Famine, Metahistory, and Interdisciplinarity.”
March 27, 2007 1:23 pm
Students of a Bates politics class promise an intense 90 minutes as they conduct “Hearings on U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East,” a mock Senate hearing Friday, March 30, in Room G52, Pettengill Hall, during the Mount David Summit.
March 7, 2007 3:30 pm
Le Thi Lien, a leading Vietnamese archaeologist, visits Bates College to discuss her involvement in a major archaeological site in Hanoi Thursday, March 29, in Room 104, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.
February 16, 2007 4:34 pm
The Social Construction of Free Trade: The European Union, NAFTA, and Mercosur, an analysis written by Bates College sociologist Francesco Duina, has been named an “Outstanding Academic Title” by the editors of Choice magazine, published by the Association of College & Research Libraries. Friday, March 23, Duina is scheduled to present the book in a store appearance at Books Etc., 38 Exchange St., Portland.
February 16, 2007 3:45 pm
Sulochana Dissanayake ’09 balances academics and extracurriculars, taking full advantage of the Bates experience.