Archives for "Social sciences"

Tuesday

April 8, 2014 2:54 pm

Trustee Lisa Barry ’77 brings deep experience in international government relations

Trustee Lisa Barry ’77 brings deep experience in international government relations

Lisa Barry ’77, a veteran of 35 years of international government relations work, has joined the Bates Board of Trustees.

Thursday

April 3, 2014 2:04 pm

Watson Fellows to explore marine algae industry, donation of body parts

Watson Fellows to explore marine algae industry, donation of body parts

Simone Schriger and Brian Kennedy have won highly competitive Watson Fellowships, awarded to seniors of “unusual promise” for a year of international travel and research.

Thursday

April 3, 2014 1:58 pm

2014 Watson Fellow Brian Kennedy

2014 Watson Fellow Brian Kennedy

Brian Kennedy, an economics major from Port Washington, N.Y., is one of two Bates College seniors to receive 2014 Watson Fellowships.

Thursday

April 3, 2014 1:24 pm

2014 Watson Fellow Simone Schriger

2014 Watson Fellow Simone Schriger

Simone Schriger, a senior psychology major from Los Angeles, is one of two Bates seniors to be awarded a 2014 Watson Fellowship.

Thursday

March 27, 2014 12:00 pm

Historian Joe Hall favors Goetz ’00 and ‘The Baptism of Early Viriginia’ in Elite 8 matchup

Historian Joe Hall favors Goetz ’00 and ‘The Baptism of Early Viriginia’ in Elite 8 matchup

Why not join a March Madness competition where you have a real rooting interest?

Friday

March 14, 2014 10:23 am

Politics professor Stephen Engel analyzes gay identity in Honey Maid’s ‘Wholesome’ ad

Politics professor Stephen Engel analyzes gay identity in Honey Maid’s ‘Wholesome’ ad

The ad “Dad and Papa” highlights the “contemporary boundaries and privileging of certain gay identities,” Engel writes.

Tuesday

January 21, 2014 2:57 pm

For MLK Day 2014, award-winning journalist offers ‘Dream’ analysis

For MLK Day 2014, award-winning journalist offers ‘Dream’ analysis

Gary Younge painted a picture of events behind the 1963 March on Washington and King’s speech that, paradoxically, made it all seem both inevitable and fortuitous.

Friday

January 10, 2014 2:04 pm

In Bates talk, anthropologist Lynch ’89 to share lessons from a factory’s reliance on elderly workers

In Bates talk, anthropologist Lynch ’89 to share lessons from a factory’s reliance on elderly workers

Caitrin Lynch ’89, author of a book studying a factory whose workers are a median age of 74, gives a talk based on her research on Jan. 13.

Monday

January 6, 2014 2:06 pm

2014 MLK Day observance examines March on Washington, ‘Dream’ speech; Sen. King to speak

2014 MLK Day observance examines March on Washington, ‘Dream’ speech; Sen. King to speak

Bates will live-stream the keynote address and the annual Benjamin Elijah Mays Debate with Morehouse College.

Friday

December 20, 2013 3:09 pm

Danforth’s ‘Children of the Greek Civil War’ receives prestigious book prize

Danforth’s ‘Children of the Greek Civil War’ receives prestigious book prize

Co-written by anthropologist Danny Danforth, a study of children’s evacuation campaigns during the Greek Civil War has received a prestigious book prize.