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Tuesday

March 25, 2014
10:45 am

Student research spans the disciplines at today’s Mount David Summit

The “premier academic event of the year” is today. Stop by if you’re in the area!

Student research spans the disciplines at today’s Mount David Summit

Monday

March 17, 2014
10:30 am

Thanks to Bates commission, Maine dancers to debut new work by ALTERNATIVA on March 21

Ten Maine dancers including Bates faculty perform the world premiere of a piece by ALTERNATIVA on March 21 at SPACE Gallery in Portland.

Thanks to Bates commission, Maine dancers to debut new work by ALTERNATIVA on March 21

Tuesday

March 4, 2014
2:09 pm

Pickens book explores embodied experience in African American, Arab American writing

Do the people you touch make you the person you are? If you are breathing, can your oppressors claim that you do not exist? Questions like these drive Therí Pickens’ new book.

Pickens book explores embodied experience in African American, Arab American writing

Tuesday

February 18, 2014
12:44 pm

Atomic physicist Nathan Lundblad chosen by NASA for space station research

Lundblad is “absolutely over the moon with delight” — for what the project will do for his research, his students and Bates itself.

Atomic physicist Nathan Lundblad chosen by NASA for space station research

Friday

January 31, 2014
12:47 pm

Jewish family history, hands-on health care in Africa motivate 2013 Phillips Student Fellows

Rachel Baumann ’14 and Asha Mohamud ’15 sought to understand experiences outside the U.S. that had changed the lives of people close to them.

Jewish family history, hands-on health care in Africa motivate 2013 Phillips Student Fellows

Friday

January 10, 2014
2:04 pm

In Bates talk, anthropologist Lynch ’89 to share lessons from a factory’s reliance on elderly workers

Caitrin Lynch ’89, author of a book studying a factory whose workers are a median age of 74, gives a talk based on her research on Jan. 13.

In Bates talk, anthropologist Lynch ’89 to share lessons from a factory’s reliance on elderly workers

Monday

January 6, 2014
12:58 pm

‘How to Make the Universe Right’: a landmark exhibition of shamanist objects from Vietnam

In an exhibition believed to be the most extensive of its kind in the United States, the Bates College Museum…

‘How to Make the Universe Right’: a landmark exhibition of shamanist objects from Vietnam

Friday

December 20, 2013
3:09 pm

Danforth’s ‘Children of the Greek Civil War’ receives prestigious book prize

Co-written by anthropologist Danny Danforth, a study of children’s evacuation campaigns during the Greek Civil War has received a prestigious book prize.

Danforth’s ‘Children of the Greek Civil War’ receives prestigious book prize

Friday

December 6, 2013
2:36 pm

‘Intricate Glances’: Dance, anthropology meet here

“What I was doing to create a dance stemmed from fieldwork that was anthropological and choreographic,” says Colleen Fitzgerald ’14, who choreographed “Intricate Glances Will Meet Here.”

‘Intricate Glances’: Dance, anthropology meet here

Tuesday

December 3, 2013
12:47 pm

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

A Bates-directed archeological project in the Shetland Islands has won an environmental award from the Shetland government and environmental organizations….

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award