Archives for "Academics"

Monday

March 16, 2015 3:28 pm

Martha of Marfa: An American cultural studies major in the New West

Martha of Marfa: An American cultural studies major in the New West

A photographer and writer, Martha Schnee ’15 is weaving her American cultural studies thesis from images, creative nonfiction writing and interviews with 13 diverse residents of Marfa, Texas.

Monday

March 16, 2015 9:52 am

Professor Emerita of English Carole Anne Taylor dies at age 71

Professor Emerita of English Carole Anne Taylor dies at age 71

A scholar, teacher and champion of social justice, Taylor was a member of the Bates faculty from 1978 to her retirement in 2011.

Friday

March 13, 2015 3:44 pm

Auer ’15 creates an immersive interpretation of Apollinaire’s surrealist play

Auer ’15 creates an immersive interpretation of Apollinaire’s surrealist play

Apollinaire’s “The Breasts of Tiresias,” adapted and directed by Nick Auer ’15, appears in Bates College performances March 19-22.

Wednesday

March 11, 2015 8:48 am

Award-winning Arab-Israeli author, humorist presents film, talk

Award-winning Arab-Israeli author, humorist presents film, talk

Bates College presents a film about the struggles of Arab-Israeli co-existence and a talk by the film’s screenwriter, an Arab-Israeli journalist and novelist described as “the best Hebrew writer working today.”

Tuesday

March 10, 2015 4:30 pm

Bates Orchestra performs international odes to the homeland

Bates Orchestra performs international odes to the homeland

The Bates College Orchestra, led by conductor Hiroya Miura, showcases Russian, Czech and German music inspired by love for the homeland on March 14.

Tuesday

March 10, 2015 3:22 pm

Alexandre Dauge-Roth wins 2015 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching

Alexandre Dauge-Roth wins 2015 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching

One thing Bates College professor Alexandre Dauge-Roth wants his students to take away from his teaching is a better understanding of how their worldview is shaped by their own position.

Wednesday

March 4, 2015 1:28 pm

Filmmaker presents exploration of photography’s role in black culture

Filmmaker presents exploration of photography’s role in black culture

Filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris visits Bates College to show his 2014 documentary “Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People” on March 8.

Wednesday

March 4, 2015 11:50 am

Novelist and journalist Ruveni Freeman ’94 reads at Muskie Archives

Novelist and journalist Ruveni Freeman ’94 reads at Muskie Archives

The Language Arts Live series at Bates College presents Ruveni Freeman in a reading from her work on March 11.

Wednesday

March 4, 2015 11:14 am

F.A.B. Winter Dance Showcase marks a decade with the biggest show yet

F.A.B. Winter Dance Showcase marks a decade with the biggest show yet

Bigger and better than ever in its 10th year, the F.A.B. Winter Dance Showcase returns on March 7 at the Franco Center.

Tuesday

March 3, 2015 4:41 pm

Capital Trio to perform music of Beethoven and William Matthews

Capital Trio to perform music of Beethoven and William Matthews

The Capital Trio performs at Bates College on March 6.