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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.

Friday

March 12, 2010
10:21 am

Sociologist to speak on black Appalachian life and culture

William H. Turner, who holds the National Endowment for the Humanities Chair in Appalachian Studies at Berea College, offers a lecture titled Blacks in Appalachia: Past, Present and Future at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, this event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-8376.

Friday

October 30, 2009
12:39 pm

Expert on rising rates of mental illness to speak at Bates College

Liah Greenfeld, an authority on the causes and implications of rising rates of mental illness, delivers the lecture “The Burden of Our Time: Mental Illness in Contemporary America” at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in Bates College’s Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Sponsored by the sociology, politics and psychology departments, the event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please contact this fduina@bates.edu.