Archives for "Social sciences"
October 14, 2004 11:56 am
To provide historical perspective on what happened more than three decades ago and what is going on now in the Middle East, a Bates College panel consisting of a Vietnam veteran, a Vietnamese student from Hanoi, a Republican Party student activist, and a former member of Congress and Reagan arms control official will debate the differences and similarities between the Vietnam War and the current conflict in Iraq.
October 9, 2004 1:00 pm
“It’s often said that democracies are measured by the participation of their citizens,” President Elaine Tuttle Hansen observed. “We are fortunate at Bates to have student Democrats and Republicans who each year take that civic commitment to heart and work to register their fellow students.”
October 6, 2004 1:40 pm
Safa Abu-Rabia and Hannah Safran, two feminist peace activists working in Israel, offer a pair of lectures Monday, Oct. 11, in Chase Hall, Campus Avenue, Bates College. Titled “Israeli-Palestinian Peacework: Two Women’s Story,” the afternoon lecture at 4:30 p.m. in Skelton Lounge is part of “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul 2004-05.”
September 20, 2004 2:32 pm
Peter Miguel Camejo, longtime antiwar and social justice activist and the vice presidential running mate of independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader, will address students of History 265, “Wartime Dissent in Modern America,” at 2:40 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20, in the Bates College Chapel. Taught by Associate Professor of History Hilmar Jensen, the course explores, in part, “what the long-term consequences of even short-term curtailments of freedom portend for the future of American democracy.” The event is open to the Bates community free of charge.
September 14, 2004 3:17 pm
Bates College has named three Dana Professors as two members of the anthropology faculty and one member of the religion faculty.
July 22, 2004 9:47 am
As a history major, Darcy York ’05 will spend her senior year researching how the Romans viewed women who led peoples conquered by the empire, women such as Cleopatra.
June 24, 2004 11:38 am
Kathryn Graff Low, associate professor of psychology at Bates and a member of the Bowdoin College Class of 1978, won the Bowdoin Alumni Council’s 2004 Distinguished Educator Award, presented at the Brunswick college’s reunion in early June. Given annually, the award was established in 1964 to recognize outstanding achievement in education by a Bowdoin alumnus in any field and at any level of education.
June 2, 2004 12:36 pm
Michael P. Roberts, a recent Bates College graduate from Longmeadow, Mass., has received an award to support postgraduate research in Mongolia from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
March 30, 2004 2:00 pm
In 2001, 2002 and 2003, at the rate of one permit per year, students in the “Environmental Economics” course at Bates bought and retired government permits for the atmospheric release of a pollutant that causes acid rain.
March 30, 2004 10:57 am
Four members of the Bates College faculty will lead a forum exploring the U.S. war with Iraq and relations between the two countries at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, Campus Avenue.