Archives for "Faculty authors"
February 4, 2015 3:31 pm
“Plucked: A History of Hair Removal,” a new social history by Bates College professor Rebecca Herzig, weaves together for the first time Americans’ shifting beliefs about facial and body hair with the technology and business of body modification.
November 20, 2014 8:31 am
Rebecca Herzig marks her appointment to an endowed professorship at Bates College with a lecture on Dec. 2.
November 17, 2014 11:09 am
The author of four collections of poems, Crystal Williams reads from her work in a Language Arts Live event at Bates College on Nov. 19.
July 22, 2014 2:08 pm
Known for a study of the American focus on winning, Bates sociologist Francesco Duina views the emotional landscape from a different perspective in his new book.
March 4, 2014 2:09 pm
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.
January 6, 2014 12:58 pm
In an exhibition believed to be the most extensive of its kind in the United States, the Bates College Museum…
December 20, 2013 3:09 pm
Co-written by anthropologist Danny Danforth, a study of children’s evacuation campaigns during the Greek Civil War has received a prestigious book prize.
August 7, 2013 5:12 pm
Bruce Bourque, senior lecturer in anthropology at Bates and curator of archaeology at the Maine History Museum, talks about his…
February 5, 2013 12:00 pm
Red Nails, Black Skates is a crash course in Erica Rand’s areas of cultural criticism, through the lens of figure skating.
December 6, 2012 9:35 am
Customs like pink for girls and blue for boys are not necessarily benign choices, says Bates sociologist Emily Kane.