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Tuesday

July 22, 2014
2:08 pm

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.

New book by sociologist Duina studies American view of life transitions

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 TherĂ­ Pickens’ new book.

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

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

Wednesday

August 7, 2013
5:12 pm

‘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…

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

Tuesday

February 5, 2013
12:00 pm

Figuring out Erica Rand, the scholar

Red Nails, Black Skates is a crash course in Erica Rand’s areas of cultural criticism, through the lens of figure skating.

Figuring out Erica Rand, the scholar

Thursday

December 6, 2012
9:35 am

Public radio interviews Kane about her book ‘The Gender Trap’

Customs like pink for girls and blue for boys are not necessarily benign choices, says Bates sociologist Emily Kane.

Public radio interviews Kane about her book ‘The Gender Trap’

Wednesday

October 17, 2012
8:29 am

Bates announces new tenure-track faculty teaching in autumn 2012

Six new tenure-track members of the faculty began teaching at Bates in autumn 2012, representing dance, economics, German, neuroscience and psychology, religious studies, and classical and medieval studies.

Bates announces new tenure-track faculty teaching in autumn 2012

Thursday

July 26, 2012
1:41 pm

Slate turns to anthropologist Danforth for firewalking explanation

The reason firewalkers don’t get burned lies in Loring Danforth’s research.

Slate turns to anthropologist Danforth for firewalking explanation

Friday

June 8, 2012
3:35 pm

Trading piano for pen, Glazer releases book

Famed pianist Frank Glazer trades piano for pen with “Philosophy of Artistic Performance.”

Trading piano for pen, Glazer releases book