Archives for "Diversity"

Friday

March 22, 2013 11:30 am

Biographer of the Rev. Benjamin Mays ’20 to speak at Bates

Biographer of the Rev. Benjamin Mays ’20 to speak at Bates

Bates presents award-winning Benjamin Mays biographer Randal Maurice Jelks on March 25.

Wednesday

March 6, 2013 1:10 pm

Inside Africa Fashion Show explores traditional fashions, Africa’s worldwide influence

Inside Africa Fashion Show explores traditional fashions, Africa’s worldwide influence

Reflecting the influence of African fashion abroad as well as the diversity of the continent’s apparel, the second annual Inside Africa Fashion Show takes place March 15.

Monday

March 4, 2013 12:35 pm

Local alumni share how Bates prepared them for the workplace

Local alumni share how Bates prepared them for the workplace

Four alumni panelists discuss the connections between the classroom and their careers.

Thursday

February 28, 2013 3:39 pm

Theologian to argue for close links between Christian theology, queer theory

Theologian to argue for close links between Christian theology, queer theory

A Massachusetts theologian will make the case for close links between Christian theology and queer theory in a lecture on March 12.

Thursday

February 28, 2013 3:06 pm

University of British Columbia sociologist to discuss outlook for ‘gayborhoods’

University of British Columbia sociologist to discuss outlook for ‘gayborhoods’

A sociologist from the University of British Columbia discusses the future of longstanding ‘gayborhoods’ in a March 11 talk.

Thursday

February 14, 2013 3:16 pm

Symposium: How does knowledge about human difference play out at work?

Symposium: How does knowledge about human difference play out at work?

English professor Theri Pickens has organized a March 2 symposium that will show students how knowledge about identity and difference can be put into practice in the workaday world.

Tuesday

February 5, 2013 4:19 pm

CANCELED: Feb. 11 talk by author of ‘Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome’

CANCELED: Feb. 11 talk by author of ‘Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome’

Please watch bates.edu/events for information about a new date for DeGruy.

Tuesday

February 5, 2013 12:00 pm

Figuring out Erica Rand, the scholar

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.

Thursday

January 24, 2013 3:25 pm

Outside the lines, athletes face social and economic challenges, say MLK Day panelists

Outside the lines, athletes face social and economic challenges, say MLK Day panelists

Coaches and students agree, athletes from underrepresented backgrounds face tough challenges.

Tuesday

January 22, 2013 5:00 pm

King would be ‘appalled’ at today’s rhetoric around poverty, Butler says in keynote

King would be ‘appalled’ at today’s rhetoric around poverty, Butler says in keynote

Getting 46 million Americans out of poverty will require wholesale changes in how we talk about, think about and take action around poverty, said keynote speaker Anthea Butler.