Archives for "Academics"

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.

Friday

October 31, 2014 3:44 pm

Marcus Bruce ’77, Mays Distinguished Professor, looks at Du Bois and the Paris Exposition

Marcus Bruce ’77, Mays Distinguished Professor, looks at Du Bois and the Paris Exposition

Marcus Bruce ’77 gives a lecture titled “The Ambassadors: W.E.B. Du Bois, The Paris Exposition of 1900 and African American Culture” on Nov. 5.

Tuesday

October 28, 2014 2:42 pm

Keys to effective thinking on tap in Sampson Lecture

Keys to effective thinking on tap in Sampson Lecture

Michael Starbird, a mathematician who has given hundreds of lectures and dozens of workshops on effective teaching and effective thinking, offers a lecture on effective thinking on Oct. 30.

Tuesday

October 28, 2014 9:17 am

Play-within-a-play offers absurdist look at ‘Hedda Gabler’

Play-within-a-play offers absurdist look at ‘Hedda Gabler’

Bates College presents “The Summer in Gossensass,” a meta-theatrical comedy about the first English-language production of “Hedda Gabler,” from Oct. 30-Nov. 3.

Monday

October 27, 2014 4:29 pm

You’ll love it! Campus Consciousness Tour brings Icona Pop to Bates

You’ll love it! Campus Consciousness Tour brings Icona Pop to Bates

As part of a environmental consciousness-raising tour, Icona Pop, the Swedish pop duo known for the smash hit “I Love It” is bound for a Bates College performance on Nov. 1.