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Monday

February 10, 2003 2:00 pm

Busiest season for arts, humanities events begins

With the end of the winter semester coming into view, public events in the arts and humanities reach their peak in late February and March. To assist with your story planning,listed are the following highlights from the arts and humanities calendar through the end of March.

Thursday

February 6, 2003 4:14 pm

Grants support summer research

Fourteen members of the Bates College faculty have been awarded funding for student research assistantships this summer.

Tuesday

January 28, 2003 3:16 pm

Israeli student to offer perspectives on Arab-Israeli relations

Senior Smadar Bakovic, an English major, will discuss Arab perspectives on the historic mistrust between Arabs and Jews.

Monday

January 27, 2003 3:11 pm

Cyberculture expert to discuss implications of altering the human body

Chris Hables Gray, a noted cyberculture expert and activist, will discuss the social implications of altering the human body through technology in a lecture.

Monday

January 27, 2003 3:04 pm

Fireworks, concert highlight Lunar New Year fete at Bates

Through Jan. 31, the student organization Sangai Asia celebrates the Lunar New Year with Bates Asian Week, a festival including a concert by singer Magdalen Hsu-Li, a lecture on democracy in China and a neighborhood fireworks display, all open to the public at no charge.

Friday

January 24, 2003 2:56 pm

Exhibit features images of Buddhists from around the world

An exhibition of photographs titled “From Lynn to Lhasa: Photographs of Cambodian, Chinese, and Tibetan Buddhists” by Harvard photographer Kris Snibbe opens at the Bates College Chapel on Sunday, Jan. 26.

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.”

Wednesday

January 22, 2003 2:17 pm

Wesleyan professors presents two evenings of Indonesian shadow puppetry

Sumarsam, a Wesleyan University professor who had his first experience with Indonesian performing arts as a boy in his East Javanese village, devotes two evenings to Indonesian shadow puppetry this week.

Monday

January 20, 2003 1:50 pm

Grant supports public school programming at Bates museum

A two-year, $50,000 grant recently received by the Museum of Art will support educational programming for 400 local middle school students at the museum. The grant supports the museum’s Thousand Words Project.

Thursday

January 16, 2003 1:36 pm

Bates panel considers a Republican-controlled government'

Four panelists, sounding off on a variety of issues, will present a discussion titled “The Implications of a Republican-Controlled Government,” followed by a question-and-answer period, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.