Archives for "Academics"

Wednesday

February 25, 2015 11:06 am

Lyes Salem, award-winning Algerian filmmaker, to present work

Lyes Salem, award-winning Algerian filmmaker, to present work

Franco-Algerian filmmaker Lyes Salem will show and discuss two of his films in separate events at Bates in March.

Tuesday

February 24, 2015 11:02 am

Filmboard to screen, panel to discuss ‘Selma’

Filmboard to screen, panel to discuss ‘Selma’

“Selma,” director Ava DuVernay’s acclaimed depiction of Martin Luther King Jr.’s campaign to secure equal voting rights for African Americans, shows at Bates College Feb. 27-March 1.

Tuesday

February 24, 2015 10:38 am

In morality play, Pendergast ’15 tells ‘story of Mankind from birth till death’

In morality play, Pendergast ’15 tells ‘story of Mankind from birth till death’

A medieval morality play adapted for today’s audience, the Bates College production of “The Castle of Perseverance” is presented in performances March 5-8.

Thursday

February 19, 2015 10:46 am

Faculty from Columbia, Yale law schools to speak at Bates

On successive evenings in February, Bates College presents two lectures by noted scholars from the law schools at Columbia and…

Thursday

February 12, 2015 8:50 am

Poet looks at loss, solace in working land in Language Arts Live event

Poet looks at loss, solace in working land in Language Arts Live event

Ross Gay, author of the poetry collection “Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude,” reads from his work at Bates College on Feb. 26.

Thursday

February 5, 2015 12:06 pm

Thursday

February 5, 2015 9:00 am

Saxophonist DeLano leads combo in tribute to Coltrane, Parker

Saxophonist DeLano leads combo in tribute to Coltrane, Parker

A quartet led by Maine saxophonist Wayne DeLano honors two jazz pioneers, John Coltrane and Charlie Parker, in a concert on Feb. 6

Wednesday

February 4, 2015 3:31 pm

‘Plucked': Race, gender, science, medicine converge in history of hair removal

‘Plucked': Race, gender, science, medicine converge in history of hair removal

“Plucked: A History of Hair Removal,” a new social history by Bates College professor Rebecca Herzig, weaves together for the first time Americans’ shifting beliefs about facial and body hair with the technology and business of body modification.

Friday

January 30, 2015 12:11 pm

Bates doubly recognized for community engagement

Bates doubly recognized for community engagement

A longtime leader in building community engagement into the liberal arts education, Bates recently received national recognition for that work from both a federal agency and a major foundation.

Friday

January 30, 2015 11:00 am

Slideshow: Bates people plowed ahead during the Jan. 27 blizzard

Slideshow: Bates people plowed ahead during the Jan. 27 blizzard

Tuesday, Jan. 27, gave us 27 inches of snow, and despite the blizzard many Bates people plowed ahead.