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Friday

December 1, 2006
3:58 pm

Bates awards Johnson, Whitehouse professorships

Bates College has recently appointed two faculty members to four-year term professorships, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen announced.

Tuesday

May 23, 2006
12:00 am

'Betty Bates' materials show progress in women's rights

The past retains its power to surprise today’s students, as Alison Vander Zanden ’06 learned during the winter. In a research project for the course “Sociology of Gender,” taught by professor Emily Kane, Vander Zanden was the latest student to delve into the regulatory “Bates Blue Books” and advice booklets that prescribed the limits of student life at the college.

Monday

November 14, 2005
3:21 pm

Bates hosts discussion of harassment prevention program

Local high school students and staff will join Steve Wessler, director of the Maine Center for the Prevention of Hate Violence, for a discussion of the “Unity Project,” a multiyear harassment prevention program built around the use of peer influence, at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 14, in Chase Hall Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave., Bates College. The public is invited to attend the event, co-sponsored by the Harward Center for Community Partnerships and the education department at Bates, free of charge. For more information, please call 207-786-8235.

Wednesday

March 16, 2005
11:57 am

Conservative pundit William Kristol to speak

Weekly Standard editor William Kristol, one of the nation’s most influential neoconservative commentators, visits Bates College to discuss the impact of Sept. 11 on American foreign policy Wednesday, March 23, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Monday

January 26, 2004
11:08 am

Jean Kilbourne, ad critic and 'Lecturer of the Year,' to speak

Internationally recognized for her pioneering work on how advertising represents alcohol, tobacco and the image of women, author Jean Kilbourne offers a slide presentation titled “The Naked Truth: Advertising’s Image of Women” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

October 21, 2003
8:11 am

Sociologist to discuss race and diversity at Bates

Troy Duster, professor of sociology at New York University, will give a talk titled “Colorblindness and the Veil of Privilege: From Redress to Diversity and Back” at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Campus Avenue, Bates College. Sponsored by the Office of Affirmative Action and Institutional Diversity, the talk is open to the public free of charge.

Thursday

February 20, 2003
12:00 pm

Bates hosts major conference on Lewiston-Auburn diversity

Well-known Maine politicians, officials from the public and private sectors, and local Somali residents will join educators and students at Bates College in March for the conference “Toward Harmony: A New Diversity in Lewiston-Auburn.”

Wednesday

January 22, 2003
2:45 pm

Jean Kilbourne, ad critic and 'Lecturer of the Year,' to speak

Internationally recognized for her pioneering work on how advertising represents alcohol, tobacco and the image of women, author Jean Kilbourne offers a slide presentation titled “The Naked Truth: Advertising’s Image of Women.”

Tuesday

September 25, 2001
8:39 am

Gender issues expert continues "Difference" lecture series

Noted sociologist and writer Allan Johnson will discuss issues of social inequality and privilege in his lecture, “Privilege, Power, and Difference,” Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the Bates College Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Monday

May 4, 1998
1:01 pm

Child welfare advocate to speak

Michael Petit, deputy director of Child Welfare of America, discusses Breaking the Link Between Child Maltreatment and Youth Violence Thursday, May 7, at 3 p.m. in Chase Hall’s Hirasawa Lounge. Petit’s talk is sponsored by the psychology and sociology departments, as well as Advocates for Children. The public is invited to attend free of charge.