Archives for "Faculty authors"

Thursday

June 11, 2015 4:05 pm

With Guggenheim, Strong to study Western views of Buddhist relics

With Guggenheim, Strong to study Western views of Buddhist relics

Bates College professor John Strong has received a Guggenheim Fellowship to support research into ways in which Westerners have responded to Buddhist relics.

Thursday

April 16, 2015 2:42 pm

Rice-DeFosse co-authors history of Twin Cities’ Franco-Americans

Rice-DeFosse co-authors history of Twin Cities’ Franco-Americans

While researching “The Franco-Americans of Lewiston-Auburn,” historian James Myall and Bates French professor Mary Rice-DeFosse encountered a few shocks.

Wednesday

February 4, 2015 3:31 pm

‘Plucked': Race, gender, science, medicine converge in history of hair removal

‘Plucked': Race, gender, science, medicine converge in history of hair removal

“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.

Thursday

November 20, 2014 8:31 am

Herzig to speak on science, suffering and feminism

Herzig to speak on science, suffering and feminism

Rebecca Herzig marks her appointment to an endowed professorship at Bates College with a lecture on Dec. 2.

Monday

November 17, 2014 11:09 am

An award-winning poet, Crystal Williams to read in Language Arts Live event

An award-winning poet, Crystal Williams to read in Language Arts Live event

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.

Tuesday

July 22, 2014 2:08 pm

New book by sociologist Duina studies American view of life transitions

New book by sociologist Duina studies American view of life transitions

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.

Tuesday

March 4, 2014 2:09 pm

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

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 TherĂ­ Pickens’ new book.

Monday

January 6, 2014 12:58 pm

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

‘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…

Friday

December 20, 2013 3:09 pm

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

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.

Wednesday

August 7, 2013 5:12 pm

‘The Swordfish Hunters': Archaeologist Bruce Bourque tells the story of an ancient people

‘The Swordfish Hunters': Archaeologist Bruce Bourque tells the story of an ancient people

Bruce Bourque, senior lecturer in anthropology at Bates and curator of archaeology at the Maine History Museum, talks about his…