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Thursday

November 19, 1998
1:02 pm

Ethnographer to discuss old, new traditions

Arturo Lindsay, an artist-scholar who conducts ethnographic research on African spiritual and aesthetic retention in contemporary Latin American cultures, will discuss Preserving the Old While Creating New Traditions at Bates Thursday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Monday

May 4, 1998
1:01 pm

Child welfare advocate to speak

Michael Petit, deputy director of Child Welfare of America, discusses Breaking the Link Between Child Maltreatment and Youth Violence Thursday, May 7, at 3 p.m. in Chase Hall’s Hirasawa Lounge. Petit’s talk is sponsored by the psychology and sociology departments, as well as Advocates for Children. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

April 29, 1998
3:32 pm

Psychologist to discuss attachment theory implications

Dr. Kathleen McCartney, a child psychologist and professor of psychology at the University of New Hampshire, will discuss “Clinical Implications of Attachment Theory” May 6 at 4 p.m. in Chase Hall. McCartney’s talk is sponsored by the psychology department and the Center for Service Learning, as well as the Department of Behavioral Medicine at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Monday

April 27, 1998
3:29 pm

Historian to discuss civil rights and economic justice

Howard Zinn, a civil-rights historian, playwright and award-winning author, will discuss Civil Rights and Economic Justice May 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

March 17, 1998
3:54 pm

Maine education commissioner to lecture

J. Duke Albanese, Maine’s commissioner of education, discusses The Role of Education in Fostering Development (Part II: The Longer Term Perspective) March 20 at 7:30 a.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Tuesday

March 3, 1998
4:03 pm

Holocaust course to screen film, host discussion

Escape From Sobibor, a film about the uprising and escape of 300 Jews from a concentration camp in Poland, will be shown Sunday, March 6, at 8 p.m. in Room 204 of the Carnegie Science Center. The film, sponsored by students of the History of the Holocaust course, is open to the public free of charge.

Monday

December 1, 1997
11:27 am

Russian arms control expert to speak on military reform and law

The president of the Moscow Public Science Foundation will discuss “Management, Military Reform and Law (Local Government)” at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 4, in the Muskie Archives.

Monday

October 13, 1997
9:45 am

Developmental psychologist to speak at Bates

Vonnie C. McLoyd, a developmental psychologist and former associate editor of Child Development journal, will discuss the interactive influences of race, ethnicity, family and economic hardship on human development at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The lecture is part of the Creative Approach to Public Policy series at Bates. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.

Thursday

August 28, 1997
2:58 pm

Kessler receives book award

Mark A. Kessler, professor of political science at Bates College, has received the Best Treatment of Women and Minority Groups in a Political Science Text award from the Women’s Caucus of the American Political Science Association. Kessler was honored for The Play of Power (St. Martin’s Press, 1996), a textbook he co-authored that concerns the integration of women and minorities into the U.S. government and political system.