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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:…

Thursday

September 1, 2011
2:56 pm

Francesco Duina and the Convocation keynote

In his 2011 Convocation keynote address, Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina will draw from his book Winning, inviting all incoming…

Thursday

September 1, 2011
2:47 pm

Convocation to feature remarks by faculty member nationally noted for recent book

Bates begins its 154th academic year on Tuesday, Sept. 6, with Convocation ceremonies that formally open the year and welcome new students, including transfer students and the 506 members of the Class of 2015.