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Black History Month events scheduled

Wednesday, February 2, 2000 1:42 pm

Bates College celebrates Black History Month with a series of events sponsored by the Multicultural Center, the Office of the Chaplain, the Affirmative Action Office and the African American studies program.

Bates and USM/LA to sponsor Martin Luther King Jr. "read-in"

Tuesday, January 11, 2000 3:35 pm

In recognition of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and to celebrate multiculturalism and diversity in a local community school, the Bates College Center for Service-Learning and the University of Southern Maine's Lewiston-Auburn College (LAC) will co-sponsor a "read-in" by faculty, staff and students for grades 4-6 at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, and Wednesday, Jan. 19, at Martel Elementary School on Lisbon Street in Lewiston.

Noted liberation theologist to speak on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 10, 2000 3:06 pm

Philosopher, educator and minister William R. Jones will deliver the keynote address, "Beyond Hate Language: The Oppressor's Ploy or Pathology of the Oppressed?," for the 2000 Bates College Martin Luther King Day Jr. celebration.

Award-winning playwright and activist to read at Bates

Monday, March 29, 1999 10:15 am

Carolyn Gage, award-winning playwright and activist, will be joined by Bates students for a reading from her book Scenes and Monologues for Lesbian Actors at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 3, in the Special Collections Room of Ladd Library.

Bates to bestow degree on Julian Bond

Monday, March 22, 1999 3:10 pm

Julian Bond, an active participant in the movements for civil rights, economic justice and peace for more than three decades, will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Bates College at noon Wednesday, April 7, in Alumni Gymnasium as part of the college's annual Founders Day Convocation -- a time when the college reflects on the principles that were at its founding and continue to sustain it. The public is invited to attend the convocation without charge.

'Brother Scars and Strange Fruit' to be performed at Bates

Tuesday, March 16, 1999 11:41 am

Brother Scars and Strange Fruit, a multimedia performance about race, gender, sexuality and the black gay body, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 22 in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend, and admission is free.

Native American attorney to discuss indigenous women at Bates

Wednesday, March 3, 1999 11:56 am

Tonya Gonnella Frichner, a founder and president of the New-York based American Indian Law Alliance, will discuss Woman as Leader: An Indigenous Perspective at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 11 at 4 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates celebrates International Weekend March 5,6

Thursday, February 25, 1999 11:25 am

The Bates College International Club will celebrate the college's annual International Weekend with a program of fairs and concerts March 6 and March 7.

Rethinking geoscience to be discussed at Bates

Friday, January 22, 1999 3:50 pm

Kate Hausbeck, Maralee Mayberry and Peg Rees, faculty members from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, will discuss "Just Beneath the Surface: (Re) Integrating Knowledge, (Re) Designing Geoscience Courses and (Re) Reading Geoscience Texts" from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 5 in Room 204 of Carnegie Science. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates and Lewiston-Auburn colleges to sponsor Martin Luther King Jr. "read-in"

Friday, January 15, 1999 10:10 am

In celebration of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, the Bates College Center for Service-Learning and Lewiston-Auburn College will co-sponsor a "read-in" by faculty, staff and students for grades 2-6 at 9:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, at the Longley Elementary School on Birch Street in Lewiston. In case school is cancelled due to snow, the read-in will be held Wednesday, Jan. 27.

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