Archives for "Social sciences"
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.
February 16, 2007 10:38 am
Felice Frankel, a leading expert in the use of imagery to express scientific data and concepts, offers a lecture titled “More Than Pretty Pictures: The Power of the Science Image” Friday, March 2, in the Keck Classroom (G52) in Pettengill Hall, Bates College, Andrews Road.
February 6, 2007 1:26 pm
In celebration of her appointment as Whitehouse Professor of Sociology at Bates College, Emily Kane leads a panel discussion on “Disrupting Privilege: Inequality, Community and Social Change” Wednesday, Feb. 7, in Chase Hall Lounge.
January 31, 2007 2:01 pm
Palestinian activists Mohammad Khatib and Feryal Abu Haikal speak about the nonviolent struggle of Palestinians Thursday, Feb. 1, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.
January 31, 2007 1:34 pm
Nominated by students and alumni who extolled his scholarship, his challenge to his students and his encouragement, Professor of Psychology John Kelsey has received the College’s Ruth M. and Robert H. Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching.