Archives for "Social sciences"

Tuesday

April 2, 2013 4:39 pm

China: State of the culture, culture of the state

China: State of the culture, culture of the state

Three senior thesis projects presented during the Mount David Summit illustrated intriguing examples of the state role in Chinese culture.

Friday

March 22, 2013 11:30 am

Biographer of the Rev. Benjamin Mays ’20 to speak at Bates

Biographer of the Rev. Benjamin Mays ’20 to speak at Bates

Bates presents award-winning Benjamin Mays biographer Randal Maurice Jelks on March 25.

Thursday

March 14, 2013 2:37 pm

Multimedia: Cultural collisions drive Kroepsch honoree

Multimedia: Cultural collisions drive Kroepsch honoree

For anthropologist Loring Danforth, helping students navigate their own cultural collisions is “important and interesting.”

Thursday

February 28, 2013 3:06 pm

University of British Columbia sociologist to discuss outlook for ‘gayborhoods’

University of British Columbia sociologist to discuss outlook for ‘gayborhoods’

A sociologist from the University of British Columbia discusses the future of longstanding ‘gayborhoods’ in a March 11 talk.

Tuesday

February 5, 2013 4:19 pm

CANCELED: Feb. 11 talk by author of ‘Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome’

CANCELED: Feb. 11 talk by author of ‘Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome’

Please watch bates.edu/events for information about a new date for DeGruy.

Friday

January 25, 2013 1:30 pm

Saudi Gazette publishes Saudi-focused essay by Andersen ’12, Tatro ’14

Saudi Gazette publishes Saudi-focused essay by Andersen ’12, Tatro ’14

The Saudi Gazette publishes “Bridging the Gap,” a student-written account of the 2012 Short Term to Saudi Arabia.

Thursday

January 17, 2013 12:00 pm

Langdon talks New Year’s resolutions with Maine Public Broadcasting

Langdon talks New Year’s resolutions with Maine Public Broadcasting

When it comes to weight loss, Langdon is more concerned with the “why?” and “how?”

Monday

January 14, 2013 1:14 pm

Audio Slide Show: ‘Blessed and Dancing’ — Victoria Lowe’s goal of arts and education

Audio Slide Show: ‘Blessed and Dancing’ — Victoria Lowe’s goal of arts and education

Victoria Lowe ’12 discusses her Short Term dance experience and her goal of advancing arts education in the schools.

Wednesday

December 19, 2012 9:51 am

As nation ponders rich-poor divide, King Day observances to explore debt and inequality

Spotlighting a less-known aspect of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s work, King Day at Bates will explore issues of economic justice.

Thursday

December 6, 2012 9:35 am

Public radio interviews Kane about her book ‘The Gender Trap’

Public radio interviews Kane about her book ‘The Gender Trap’

Customs like pink for girls and blue for boys are not necessarily benign choices, says Bates sociologist Emily Kane.