Stories about "Diversity"
Wesleyan professors presents two evenings of Indonesian shadow puppetry

Wednesday, January 22, 2003 2:17 pm

Sumarsam, a Wesleyan University professor who had his first experience with Indonesian performing arts as a boy in his East Javanese village, devotes two evenings to Indonesian shadow puppetry this week.

Response to racist activity includes talk by former Somali prime minister

Thursday, January 2, 2003 2:55 pm

A Jan. 15 lecture by a former prime minister of Somalia is one of a series of events that is to be presented in response to the World Church of the Creator, a national white supremacist and anti-Semitic organization that plans to protest Somali immigration in a Jan. 11 meeting in Lewiston.

Former prime minister to discuss Somalia

Thursday, January 2, 2003 2:37 pm

Ali Khalif Galaydh, who served as the prime minister of Somalia from 2000 to 2001, visits to discuss the past, present and future of his native country in a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. Free and open to the public, the lecture continues a series of events offered in response to the anti-Somali rally scheduled in Lewiston Jan. 11 by a national hate group.

King Day events feature prominent activist and filmmaker

Saturday, December 21, 2002 2:47 pm

Award-winning filmmaker Joanne Grant, a writer and veteran civil rights activist of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, is the keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College.

Populist historian and activist Howard Zinn discusses Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement in the Age of Terrorism

Thursday, September 19, 2002 9:55 am

Populist historian and activist Howard Zinn discusses "The Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement in the Age of Terrorism" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend his talk, sponsored by the Bates Democrats, free of charge. Donations in the form of canned goods or clothing for the Good Shepherd Food Bank will be accepted, and a reception will follow in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue.

Fall T.G.I.F. lecture series begins

Monday, September 9, 2002 4:13 pm

John McClendon, an associate professor in the Bates College programs in African American and American cultural studies, opens the college's T.G.I.F lecture series at 4:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, in the Edmund S. Muskies Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to lectures in the series free of charge. Refreshments will be available.

Class of 2006 at a glance

Friday, August 30, 2002 4:16 pm

There were 3.6 applications for every first-year student admitted to the Class of 2006, with 419 new first-year students expected when fall semester starts Sept. 4. Bates received more than 4,000 applications for the third year in a row. In all, 1,742 active degree-seeking students will be enrolled on campus or in Bates-sponsored off-campus programs in fall 2002.

'Kaffir Boy' author lectures at Bates

Tuesday, March 26, 2002 3:44 pm

Mark Mathabane, whose best-selling book "Kaffir Boy" detailed his growing up black in apartheid-era South Africa, speaks at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28, in the Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. The event, sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the College, is free and open to the public.

Second annual CBB Diversity Conference to be held

Friday, February 22, 2002 8:28 am

On March 1 and 2, Bates will host the second annual CBB Diversity Conference, a program of workshops, lectures and performances organized by the students of Colby, Bates and Bowdoin colleges. Titled In Our Backyard: Embracing Diversity in Our Communities, the event is free and open to the public.

King Day events feature prominent theologian

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:51 pm

James H. Cone, America's pre-eminent black theologian, is the keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College. Scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, in Alumni Gymnasium, Cone's address is part of a celebration of King's life and work that includes performances, workshops and a debate between Bates and Morehouse College. All events are open to the public free of charge.

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