Archives for "Creativity"


July 7, 2008 2:33 pm

Bates Dance Festival presents its 2008 season, July 15 through Aug. 9

The Bates Dance Festival presents its 26th season of public events, July 15 through Aug. 9, 2008, on the campus of Bates College. The five-week festival will feature performances, panel discussions, films and lectures by more than 30 internationally recognized dance artists from throughout the United States and abroad. The season showcases compelling and visually arresting performances that blend dance, video, text and original music to address themes of political activism, human relationships, the natural world and our changing global environment.


July 7, 2008 12:00 pm

Economist Lynne Lewis measures dams' effects on property values

Recent research by Bates environmental economist Lynne Lewis shows the benefits of removing a hydropower dam on Maine’s Kennebec River 10 years ago.


July 1, 2008 4:29 pm

Perennial Tradition

Daylilies frame the 2003 ivy stone on Carnegie Science Hall. In a new tradition, the Class of 2008 stone, designed…


July 1, 2008 3:41 pm

Food, Culture, and Performance

Myron Beasley, visiting assistant professor of American cultural studies and African American studies, consults with Rob Munro ’08 and Lilian Rossow-Greenberg ’09 prior to a “performative meal” presented in the Bates Mill.


July 1, 2008 3:11 pm

Rho Beta Phi

At a college where the absence of fraternities has defined student life, what are we to make of the existence of the early-1960s mock fraternity Rho Beta Phi (“Roger Bill Fraternity”)?


July 1, 2008 12:56 pm

Film Me In

Professor of Theater Paul Kuritz says the time is ripe for his efforts to advance film production in the Bates curriculum


July 1, 2008 12:30 pm

My City Was Gone

In the year’s major exhibition at the Bates College Museum of Art, 17 artists show their response to a disorienting urban transformation in China


July 1, 2008 10:39 am

Community Fabric

The Harward Center and a fledgling Lewiston museum weave a working partnership.


June 22, 2008 12:00 pm

Hello, China

The new exhibition “Stairway to Heaven” explores China’s transformation from a closed society to a global power.


June 20, 2008 12:00 pm

Images of Bates: June 2008

Images of Bates College in June 2008.