Archives for "Academics"

Tuesday

October 7, 2014 4:39 pm

Theater majors present Vietnam War drama, boxing play as thesis projects

Theater majors present Vietnam War drama, boxing play as thesis projects

For theater majors Gunnar Manchester ’15 and Jonathan Schwolsky ’15, senior thesis involves both putting on a challenging production and exploring their creative and intellectual process in writing.

Tuesday

October 7, 2014 4:26 pm

Parents & Family Weekend highlights include annual smorgasbord of dance

Parents & Family Weekend highlights include annual smorgasbord of dance

One of the most diverse performance programs in Bates College dance, the Parents & Family Weekend Dance Concert takes place Oct. 11-12.

Tuesday

October 7, 2014 9:05 am

‘Moonlight’ among the gems as pianist Glazer offers Beethoven sonatas

‘Moonlight’ among the gems as pianist Glazer offers Beethoven sonatas

Frank Glazer, a pianist of international renown and a Bates College artist in residence, performs sonatas by Beethoven, including some of the composer’s best-loved, on Oct. 10.

Thursday

October 2, 2014 3:47 pm

Bates welcomes returning faculty: Nathan Tefft, economics

Bates welcomes returning faculty: Nathan Tefft, economics

Nathan Tefft, assistant professor of economics at Bates College, goes in for risky behavior — in his research, anyway.

Friday

September 26, 2014 3:21 pm

Forums to look at immigration, economy; Wabanaki-state child welfare history

Forums to look at immigration, economy; Wabanaki-state child welfare history

Harward Center Civic Forums at Bates College in October explore the role of immigration in Maine’s economy; and a historic effort to redress problems created by government policies toward Native American children.

Friday

September 26, 2014 10:10 am

Alumni panel to discuss work experiences in Latin America

Alumni panel to discuss work experiences in Latin America

Three recent Bates College alumni return to campus to discuss how their experiences in Latin America have influenced their working lives in a panel presentation Oct. 2.

Friday

September 26, 2014 9:44 am

Avant-garde poet CAConrad returns to Bates

Avant-garde poet CAConrad returns to Bates

The Language Arts Live series at Bates College presents CAConrad, known for an approach to writing called “(soma)tic poetics,” Oct. 1 and 2.

Friday

September 26, 2014 9:16 am

In Bates residency, Andrew Cyr ’96 and Metropolis offer concert, workshops

In Bates residency, Andrew Cyr ’96 and Metropolis offer concert, workshops

With its performers dispersed throughout the Olin Arts Center at Bates College, New York City’s Metropolis Ensemble presents the innovative site-specific piece “Brownstone” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2.

Friday

September 26, 2014 8:56 am

Jazz pianist Gerald Clayton performs Oct. 3

Jazz pianist Gerald Clayton performs Oct. 3

Praised by the New York Times for a “huge, authoritative presence,” pianist Gerald Clayton and his band perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College.

Wednesday

September 24, 2014 8:48 am

Bates welcomes new faculty: Geneviève Robert, geology

Bates welcomes new faculty: Geneviève Robert, geology

Geneviève Robert, an assistant professor of geology who started at Bates in August, researches the rheology — the factors that influence the flow — of volcanic molten rock.