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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.

Tuesday

May 24, 2011
9:15 am

Video: Looking back, Emily Cassidy '11 reflects on 'the criminology guy'

Through Commencement, we’ll offer brief videos of Bates seniors reflecting on their Bates experience. Here, Emily Cassidy ’11 of East…

Friday

May 20, 2011
10:14 am

Faculty members Duina, Fra-Molinero, Read, Vecsey promoted

At its May 14 meeting, the Bates College Board of Trustees voted to promote three faculty members from associate professor to full professor, and one lecturer to senior lecturer. The promotions take effect in August, at the start of the college’s academic year. The faculty members are Francesco Duina, sociology (promoted to professor), Baltasar Fra-Molinero, romance languages and literatures (professor), Kirk Read, romance languages and literatures (professor) and Katalin Vecsey, theater and rhetoric (senior lecturer).

Friday

May 20, 2011
10:12 am

Faculty promotions, 2011: Francesco Duina

Promoted to full professor in May 2011, Francesco Duina is a sociologist whose research interests include economic sociology, international political economy, historical institutionalism, globalization, comparative regional integration and the sociology of culture. He serves as chair of the sociology department at Bates and has been a visiting professor at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark. At Bates he has taught economic sociology, comparative sociology, sociological theory, globalization, European integration and the sociology of competition.

Tuesday

March 1, 2011
9:46 am

'Genetic Ancestry Tracing and the YouTube Generation' continues lecture series

As part of a series exploring the impacts of social and technological progress on concepts of race, Alondra Nelson visits Bates College to deliver her lecture, Roots Revelations: Genetic Ancestry Tracing and the YouTube Generation. The event takes place at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, March 3, in Pettengill Hall’s Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road.

Friday

February 11, 2011
1:15 pm

Ask Me Another: Winning author Francesco Duina

Competitive mindset is a losing proposition, argues sociologist Francesco Duina Americans are among the most competitive people in the world…

Friday

December 3, 2010
12:15 pm

Sociologist Duina's book 'Winning' captures media interest

Winning makes us happy? Not so fast, says Associate Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina, author of Winning: Reflections on an…

Thursday

October 21, 2010
3:49 pm

Sociologist Duina discusses 'Winning' at two November book gatherings

Bates College sociologist Francesco Duina discusses his new book, “Winning: Reflections on an American Obsession” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at Borders in South Portland, and at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Prince Memorial Library in Cumberland.

Tuesday

May 11, 2010
1:40 pm

Lecture to examine role of illicit trade in American history

Peter Andreas, a professor of political science and international studies and the director of the International Relations Program at Brown University, gives the talk Smuggler Nation: How Illicit Trade Made America at 4:15 p.m. Monday, May 17, in Bates College’s Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road, Room G21.