Archives for "Academics"

Monday

September 22, 2014 4:46 pm

Acclaimed for writings about Yugoslav war, Josip Novakovich to read

Acclaimed for writings about Yugoslav war, Josip Novakovich to read

Josip Novakovich, an award-winning writer known for his depictions of the Yugoslav war of the 1990s, reads from his work on Sept. 25.

Monday

September 22, 2014 4:34 pm

Celebrated countertenor Andreas Scholl opens Bates concert season

Celebrated countertenor Andreas Scholl opens Bates concert season

Andreas Scholl, one of the world’s finest countertenor singers, performs at Bates on Sept. 26.

Wednesday

September 17, 2014 3:12 pm

Erica Rand celebrates appointment to Whitehouse Professorship

Erica Rand celebrates appointment to Whitehouse Professorship

Rand’s scholarship “explores the limits and possibilities of subversion,” said Dean of the Faculty Matt Auer.

Thursday

September 4, 2014 8:00 am

Video: Lewiston children’s poetry inspires thesis music by Catherine Strauch ’14

Video: Lewiston children’s poetry inspires thesis music by Catherine Strauch ’14

For her senior thesis, Strauch collaborated with Lewiston students to produce music inspired by their original poetry.

Tuesday

September 2, 2014 4:25 pm

‘Your job is to discover and learn,’ Convocation speaker Matt Auer tells Class of 2018

‘Your job is to discover and learn,’ Convocation speaker Matt Auer tells Class of 2018

Likening the Bates experience to a voyage of discovery, Dean of the Faculty Matt Auer’s 2014 Convocation address was the centerpiece of the midday ceremony.

Friday

August 29, 2014 2:28 pm

For dance majors, Bates Dance Festival is a chance to visit the dream

For dance majors, Bates Dance Festival is a chance to visit the dream

What do Bates dance majors gain by training at the Bates Dance Festival?

Monday

August 25, 2014 10:18 am

Screenings, lectures expand on museum exhibition exploring jazz-art-film connections

Screenings, lectures expand on museum exhibition exploring jazz-art-film connections

The Museum of Art exhibition “Convergence: Jazz, Films and the Visual Arts” expands with films, panels and lectures beginning with a talk by the founder of Columbia University’s Center for Jazz Studies on Sept. 5.

Friday

August 22, 2014 11:00 am

Ozzie Jones ’92 seeks ‘truth of the words’ in directing all-black Death of a Salesman

Ozzie Jones ’92 seeks ‘truth of the words’ in directing all-black Death of a Salesman

How did Jones make the play feel like “a black play written by a black writer for a black audience”?

Monday

August 18, 2014 3:26 pm

Pianists Glazer, Lopez join DaPonte quartet at Bates Aug. 20, 25

Pianists Glazer, Lopez join DaPonte quartet at Bates Aug. 20, 25

Pianists Frank Glazer and George Lopez join the DaPonte String Quartet for a two-concert festival marking the 100th anniversary of World War I.

Monday

August 4, 2014 1:16 pm

Bates Dance Festival presents ‘Different Voices’

Bates Dance Festival presents ‘Different Voices’

The 2014 Bates Dance Festival draws to a close with five performances, including two “Different Voices” concerts that showcase a grand diversity of styles and perspectives from young international choreographers.