Archives for "Academics"

Wednesday

November 19, 2014 5:05 pm

‘Living history’ as Bates juniors join private audience with the Dalai Lama

‘Living history’ as Bates juniors join private audience with the Dalai Lama

The four were among 20 American college students studying in Kathmandu on a study-abroad program that explores Tibetan and Himalayan cultures.

Monday

November 17, 2014 11:09 am

An award-winning poet, Crystal Williams to read in Language Arts Live event

An award-winning poet, Crystal Williams to read in Language Arts Live event

The author of four collections of poems, Crystal Williams reads from her work in a Language Arts Live event at Bates College on Nov. 19.

Monday

November 17, 2014 11:00 am

2014 Otis Lecture to highlight role of virtue in perceptions of climate change

2014 Otis Lecture to highlight role of virtue in perceptions of climate change

Known for his scrutiny of the cultural dimensions of climate change, Mike Hulme brings the ancient philosophical concept of virtue to bear on the climate crisis in Bates College’s annual Otis Lecture on Nov. 17.

Wednesday

November 12, 2014 4:28 pm

Kabat ’85 returns to discuss domestic abuse and Oscar-winning ‘Defending Our Lives’

Kabat ’85 returns to discuss domestic abuse and Oscar-winning ‘Defending Our Lives’

Stacey Kabat’s visit includes a public screening and discussion of this powerful documentary on domestic violence.

Wednesday

November 12, 2014 3:47 pm

For senior thesis, Schwolsky ’15 directs ‘Boxing 2000’

For senior thesis, Schwolsky ’15 directs ‘Boxing 2000’

Directed in partial fulfillment of his senior thesis project by Jonathan Schwolsky, a Bates College production of the play “Boxing 2000″ will be performed Nov. 14-16.

Monday

November 10, 2014 3:28 pm

Bach’s ‘Magnificat,’ Vivaldi’s ‘Gloria’ on College Choir program

Bach’s ‘Magnificat,’ Vivaldi’s ‘Gloria’ on College Choir program

Directed by John Corrie, the Bates College Choir performs Antonio Vivaldi’s ‘Gloria’ and Johann Sebastian Bach’s ‘Magnificat’ on Nov. 15-16.

Monday

November 10, 2014 11:12 am

Marcus Bruce ’77 celebrates appointment to Mays Professorship

Marcus Bruce ’77 celebrates appointment to Mays Professorship

Bruce discussed how W.E.B. Du Bois and his contemporaries wrestled with what it meant to be both American and African American.

Monday

November 10, 2014 9:23 am

Work by guest artists from around the U.S. featured in Fall Dance Concert

Work by guest artists from around the U.S. featured in Fall Dance Concert

Known for testing both the social implications and the physical limits of moving bodies, Dante Brown|Warehouse Dance are among the performers in Bates College’s annual Fall Dance Concert, with performances Nov. 15-17.

Monday

November 10, 2014 9:15 am

Gamelan, Momenta Quartet collaboration focuses on Western composers

Gamelan, Momenta Quartet collaboration focuses on Western composers

Known for its dedication to music by contemporary composers and from cultures underrepresented in mainstream repertory, the Momenta Quartet joins the Bates College Gamelan Ensemble on Nov. 14.

Wednesday

November 5, 2014 11:50 am

Upcoming concerts feature renowned pianist Glazer, Bates orchestra

Upcoming concerts feature renowned pianist Glazer, Bates orchestra

With composers Franz Schubert and Joseph Haydn in common, back-to-back concerts at Bates College’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall feature renowned pianist Frank Glazer and the Bates College Orchestra.