Archives for "Diversity"
February 11, 2011 8:49 am
Feeling torn between two colleges on the eve of the acceptance deadline, Leena Nasser ’12, of Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, turned…
February 11, 2011 8:29 am
Rachel Segall ’91 carries a baby for Erik Mercer ’91 and Sandro Sechi, helping to create a new way to…
February 7, 2011 2:34 pm
As Cairo’s protesters march across world stage, it’s easy to equate activism with fiery direct action. But let’s not forget…
February 3, 2011 4:04 pm
A panel discussion and lecture at Bates College on Feb. 11 will focus on the material culture of the Wabanaki people, the Native Americans that include Maine’s Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Micmac and Maliseet tribes.
February 2, 2011 1:40 pm
Continuing a Bates series exploring the impacts of technology on concepts of race, Alexander Weheliye, an authority on African American culture at Northwestern University, offers the lecture “Ring Ring Ring: Popular Music and Mobile Technologies” at 7:15 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14, in Pettengill Hall’s Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).
January 27, 2011 9:40 am
One of the nation’s leading intellectuals of the hip-hop generation, Marc Lamont Hill speaks at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in Pettengill Hall’s Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).
January 20, 2011 1:45 pm
Culminating the college’s Jan. 17 observances of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, students used music, dance, poetry and prose to…
January 19, 2011 4:36 pm
“It’s been a long, a long time coming, but I know a change is gonna come.” The hopeful words of the Sam Cooke song sung by soloist Megan Guynes ’11 made a fitting opening for the Jan. 16 Memorial Service of Worship that began Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates.
January 18, 2011 3:09 pm
In case you think that all the heavy lifting in the cause of social justice is over and done with, the Rev. James Lawson has news for you. “I am absolutely convinced” that the 21st century will be the time for a social justice movement that overshadows the transformative campaigns of the previous century, Lawson told a Bates College audience gathered on Jan. 17 to celebrate the life and work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
January 5, 2011 4:25 pm
Called “an actress of superb virtuosity” by The Associated Press, performer and social justice activist Vinie Burrows offers two performances…