Stories about "Diversity"
Michelle Pham '15, Shamreen Fatima '16 and Daniel Oyolu '15 have organized TEDxBatesCollege.
Bates to explore ‘transformative power of difference’ at TEDx event

Monday, November 3, 2014 3:18 pm

Inspired by a phrase from the Bates mission statement, eight students will address the concept of the "transformative power of our differences" in a TED-style event on Nov. 8.

One of the large spaces in the new Office of Intercultural Education is a social area located conveniently next to the kitchen. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Imagination wins out as the Office of Intercultural Education moves into Chase Hall

Friday, October 3, 2014 8:00 am

A makeover of an old Chase Hall dining space has created a neighborly, see-and-be-seen home for the Office of Intercultural Education.

XXX portrays XXX in the all-black production of "Death of a Salesman," directed by Ozzie Jones '94. (Photo courtesy of Ozzie Jones '94.)
Ozzie Jones ’92 seeks ‘truth of the words’ in directing all-black Death of a Salesman

Friday, August 22, 2014 11:00 am

How did Jones make the play feel like "a black play written by a black writer for a black audience"?

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Bates welcomes slam poet Kit Yan

Thursday, May 1, 2014 8:36 am

A queer, transgender Asian American slam poet from Hawaii, Kit Yan performs on May 8.

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‘Enlaces: I Am’ explores Latin American presence on campus, in Maine

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 4:18 pm

In an exploration of the Latin American presence in Maine, Latino/a members of the Bates community offer a performance on May 2.

A screen capture of an ad from the Honey Maid "This is Wholesome" campaign, featuring a gay male couple who have two children.
Politics professor Stephen Engel analyzes gay identity in Honey Maid’s ‘Wholesome’ ad

Friday, March 14, 2014 10:23 am

The ad "Dad and Papa" highlights the "contemporary boundaries and privileging of certain gay identities," Engel writes.

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Longtime activist for indigenous rights, sustainability to speak on environmental stewardship

Thursday, February 27, 2014 12:03 pm

Chief Oren Lyons, a Native American leader and environmental activist, speaks at Bates on March 3.

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Indigenous rights and environmental activist Oren Lyons to discuss sustainability

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 1:10 pm

Chief Oren Lyons, a Native American leader and environmental activist, offers a lecture on March 3.

Intersections between health and culture draw Phillips Fellow Mohamud ’15 to Tanzania

Friday, January 31, 2014 12:37 pm

In Tanzania during the summer of 2013, Phillips Fellow Asha Mohamud '15 learned a valuable lesson about perspective.

Debater Shannon Griffin '16, left, listens to an objection Monday during the Reverend Benjamin Elijah Mays Debate between Bates and Morehouse colleges in the Olin Arts Center. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Bates, Morehouse debate King’s ‘Dream’

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 10:19 am

As debaters from Bates and Morehouse colleges made clear, discussing Martin Luther King’s dream raises more questions than it answers.

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