Archives for "Social sciences"

Wednesday

October 16, 2013 3:06 pm

Sociologist’s talk to explore challenges to activism in a neo-liberal society

Sociologist’s talk to explore challenges to activism in a neo-liberal society

Sociologist Corey Dolgon discusses the challenges of activism in a neo-liberal society on Oct. 22.

Thursday

August 29, 2013 12:00 pm

Summer Student Work: Ladd intern Polich ’15 finds the real deal at TM Capital

Summer Student Work: Ladd intern Polich ’15 finds the real deal at TM Capital

Internships help students like Zach Polich ’15 finding a work culture that fits your style — “rather than just chasing prestige.”

Monday

August 19, 2013 12:00 pm

Summer Student Research: Schriger ’14 examines dating violence among Chilean college students

Summer Student Research: Schriger ’14 examines dating violence among Chilean college students

Schriger received grant funding through the Mellon Foundation to help her integrate her summer research into her academic work as a senior.

Tuesday

August 13, 2013 12:00 pm

Summer Student Research: Reaz ’16 pursues clean water for the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Summer Student Research: Reaz ’16 pursues clean water for the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Zuhayr Reaz ’16 is doing fieldwork in support of WaterAid in in his home country of Bangladesh, where nearly one…

Wednesday

August 7, 2013 5:12 pm

‘The Swordfish Hunters’: Archaeologist Bruce Bourque tells the story of an ancient people

‘The Swordfish Hunters’: Archaeologist Bruce Bourque tells the story of an ancient people

Bruce Bourque, senior lecturer in anthropology at Bates and curator of archaeology at the Maine History Museum, talks about his…

Thursday

July 25, 2013 2:05 pm

Psychology, Fall 2013

We are excited to welcome Visiting Assistant Professor Jesse Bengson to the department this year. He comes to us from…

Thursday

July 25, 2013 1:58 pm

History, Fall 2013

The Department of History welcomes Lydia Barnett, who will be teaching courses on Renaissance and Enlightenment Europe and also the…

Thursday

July 25, 2013 1:51 pm

Anthropology, Fall 2013

Two new colleagues are joining the Anthropology department this year while Val Carnegie and Elizabeth Eames are away on sabbatical…

Friday

July 19, 2013 1:42 pm

Felt like coming home as Corey Harris ’91 offers blues gold on the Quad

Felt like coming home as Corey Harris ’91 offers blues gold on the Quad

Blues in the night is no fun. But blues in the evening can be a very good time indeed, as proven by musician Corey Harris ’91.

Wednesday

July 17, 2013 2:47 pm

A class of one: The pursuit of passion through independent studies

A class of one: The pursuit of passion through independent studies

Bates is known for nurturing student initiative. If you can make a case for your idea, the college will do…