Archives for "Politics"
October 2, 2012 10:07 am
Laura Fortman, Maine’s former commissioner of labor, gives the lecture “Frances Perkins: New Deal Legacy and Lessons for Today” on Oct. 10.
September 5, 2012 3:45 pm
What’s political compromise got to do with a Bates education? As Convocation 2012 reveals, plenty.
September 5, 2012 8:39 am
Changes in party platforms over time can reflect the winners and losers among the party factions.
August 29, 2012 8:43 am
Todd Gitlin, the author of a new book about the Occupy movement that swept the nation in 2011, speaks about the movement on Sept. 11.
April 6, 2012 4:44 pm
Romina Istratii ’12 will use the Watson Fellowship to research the dynamics of food security and gender bias in Africa.
March 21, 2012 4:48 pm
Bates College presents “Fambul Tok,” a documentary depicting a journey of reconciliation in post-conflict Sierra Leone, on March 22.
March 20, 2012 4:41 pm
It isn’t Mikey Pasek’s style to grumble while waiting around for improvement. He makes change happen.
January 13, 2012 4:04 pm
An op-ed in the newspaper Arab News praises Leena Nasser ’12, the Bates student who helped to craft the new anthropology course scheduled to visit Saudi Arabia in May.
August 31, 2011 10:48 am
Stephen Engel’s research interests include American political development, constitutional development, relations among the branches of government, and social movements, particularly gay and lesbian mobilization for social change.
August 31, 2011 10:19 am
Bates’ commitment to social justice, its stated values of diversity and equity, and its innovative teaching were all factors that drew three scholars to join the faculty for the 2011-12 academic year. These potentially tenured faculty members have added to our knowledge about political antagonism toward federal courts, the role of the body in Arab American and African American literature, and the cultural and community functions of rural schools.