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Thursday

May 1, 2008
12:00 pm

Brooklyn

He was drawn to this Brooklyn neighborhood for many of the same reasons he chose Bates

Friday

March 14, 2008
10:39 am

Amandla! presents seventh annual Black Campus Conference

Amandla!, the African American student organization at Bates College, presents its seventh annual Black Campus Conference on Saturday, March 15. Members of the public are invited to attend at no charge.

Tuesday

March 4, 2008
12:00 pm

Video: Roots musician Corey Harris ’91 in residence

During his Bates residency, Corey Harris ’91 spoke to students in an introductory course on the Francophone world.

Tuesday

March 4, 2008
11:06 am

Mays Men attend Morehouse College inauguration

A group of male students, faculty and staff of African and Latino descent known as the “Mays Men” has emerged at Bates College. Founded in fall 2007 by Czerny Brasuell, director of the college’s Multicultural Center, the group seeks to emulate the values that defined the phrase “Morehouse Men” during the Morehouse College presidency (1940-67) of Benjamin Elijah Mays ’20, a mentor to Martin Luther King Jr.

Wednesday

February 27, 2008
2:23 pm

World Music Week explores music and dance of India, Indonesia

With the theme “Musical Legacies of South and Southeast Asia,” Bates College students and faculty, as well as internationally esteemed performers, present the college’s World Music Week from March 5 through March 15.

Friday

February 1, 2008
2:21 pm

Mays and King

Lawrence Carter, presenter of the keynote address for the College’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance on Jan. 21, talked partly about the influence that Benjamin E. Mays ’20 had on the great civil rights leader. “You can see Mays all through King,” said Carter, professor of religion at Morehouse College.

Thursday

January 31, 2008
12:00 pm

2008 Martin Luther King Day: a slide show

The 2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance at Bates College focused on “Modernizing King: Old Roots, New Struggle.” Each year, Bates observes King’s birthday by suspending regular classes and focusing community attention on special programming throughout the day.

Tuesday

January 29, 2008
3:39 pm

Bates presents acclaimed multimedia piece by DJ Spooky

Paul D. Miller, the musician, essayist and media artist also known as DJ Spooky, presents a live performance of his internationally renowned multimedia project “Rebirth of a Nation” at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Lewiston Middle School, 75 Central Ave.