Stories about "Diversity"
Monday, October 13, 2003 10:03 am
The Rev. Jane Adams Spahr of the Downtown United Presbyterian Church in Rochester, N.Y., presents "Coming Out as a Holy Calling: A Lesbian Christian Minister's Journey" at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, in Room G65 of Pettengill Hall, Bates College. The public is invited free of charge.
Friday, August 29, 2003 10:56 am
Folk music players and fans from around the region will converge in Lewiston on Friday evening and Saturday, Sept. 12-13, for the first annual Old Time Fiddle Festival. Featuring respected musicians from Maine, New Hampshire, Nova Scotia and Ireland, the festival's workshops, mini-concerts and a contradance will be held on campus, while a Saturday evening concert by the band Beòlach takes place at nearby Lewiston Middle School.
Thursday, February 20, 2003 2:44 pm
Bates College is adding its support to the defense of the University of Michigan's affirmative action policy in admissions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.