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Tuesday

July 22, 2014
2:08 pm

New book by sociologist Duina studies American view of life transitions

Known for a study of the American focus on winning, Bates sociologist Francesco Duina views the emotional landscape from a different perspective in his new book.

New book by sociologist Duina studies American view of life transitions

Wednesday

May 21, 2014
10:01 am

2014 Fulbright recipients: Alexandra Hill

Alexandra Hill ’14 is one of Bates’ 10 Fulbright recipients for 2014.

Tuesday

May 7, 2013
12:59 pm

Lecture to explore social mobility, housing, immigrant networks

Silvia Dominguez, a scholar who researches the welfare of women, children and minority populations, offers the talk “Getting Ahead: Social Mobility, Public Housing and Immigrant Networks” on May 9.

Lecture to explore social mobility, housing, immigrant networks

Thursday

February 28, 2013
3:06 pm

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.

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

Thursday

December 6, 2012
9:35 am

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.

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

Wednesday

August 29, 2012
8:43 am

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.

Authority on Occupy movement to open Civic Forum Series

Friday

February 3, 2012
4:43 pm

Book by sociologist Duina explores economic role of everyday rules, practices

A book by Francesco Duina explores the role of rules and practices, informal and formal, in economic life.

Book by sociologist Duina explores economic role of everyday rules, practices

Wednesday

September 7, 2011
5:36 pm

Video: Francesco Duina's Convocation address on 'Winning'

Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina offers the keynote address at Convocation 2011. Duina is the author of the book Winning:…