Archives for "Politics"

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 11:32 am

Press Herald turns to Baughman for insight into Senate race fundraising

Press Herald turns to Baughman for insight into Senate race fundraising

An anticipated campaign spending war never materialized.

Tuesday

October 2, 2012 10:07 am

Former Maine labor commissioner to discuss Frances Perkins, first female Cabinet member

Former Maine labor commissioner to discuss Frances Perkins, first female Cabinet member

Laura Fortman, Maine’s former commissioner of labor, gives the lecture “Frances Perkins: New Deal Legacy and Lessons for Today” on Oct. 10.

Wednesday

September 5, 2012 3:45 pm

Convocation 2012 reveals common ground in art of compromise

Convocation 2012 reveals common ground in art of compromise

What’s political compromise got to do with a Bates education? As Convocation 2012 reveals, plenty.

Wednesday

September 5, 2012 8:39 am

Party platforms reflect ideological battles, says political scientist Engel

Party platforms reflect ideological battles, says political scientist Engel

Changes in party platforms over time can reflect the winners and losers among the party factions.

Wednesday

August 29, 2012 8:43 am

Authority on Occupy movement to open Civic Forum Series

Authority on Occupy movement to open Civic Forum Series

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.

Friday

April 6, 2012 4:44 pm

Istratii ’12 is Africa-bound, thanks to Watson Fellowship

Istratii ’12 is Africa-bound, thanks to Watson Fellowship

Romina Istratii ’12 will use the Watson Fellowship to research the dynamics of food security and gender bias in Africa.

Wednesday

March 21, 2012 4:48 pm

Bates presents documentary on societal healing in post-civil-war Sierra Leone

Bates presents documentary on societal healing in post-civil-war Sierra Leone

Bates College presents “Fambul Tok,” a documentary depicting a journey of reconciliation in post-conflict Sierra Leone, on March 22.

Tuesday

March 20, 2012 4:41 pm

Student profile: The apathy-free Mikey Pasek

Student profile: The apathy-free Mikey Pasek

It isn’t Mikey Pasek’s style to grumble while waiting around for improvement. He makes change happen.

Friday

January 13, 2012 4:04 pm

Arab News highlights new Short Term course heading to Saudi Arabia

Arab News highlights new Short Term course heading to Saudi Arabia

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.

Wednesday

August 31, 2011 10:48 am

Stephen Engel, assistant professor of politics

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.