Archives for "Diversity"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
January 6, 1999 3:55 pm
Novelist John Edgar Wideman, two-time winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award, and Sharon Robinson, daughter of baseball great Jackie Robinson, will speak at Bates College on Martin Luther King Jr. Day as part of a two-day series of activities and workshops focused on Two Societies: A Focus on Class through the Lenses of Race and Gender. The public is invited to attend all events free of charge.
October 28, 1998 3:18 pm
Alice Brown-Collins of the Black Campus Ministry in Boston will discuss ethnicity, gender and faith in separate talks in the annual Staley Distinguished Christian Scholars Lecture series at Bates. Brown-Collins will discuss “Ethnicity and Faith” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5 followed by a talk on “Gender and Grace” at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6. Both lectures take place on the second floor of Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
September 30, 1998 2:19 pm
Between 60 and 70 high school students of color will visit the Bates campus to experience a four-day weekend of college life Thursday, Oct. 15, through Sunday, Oct. 18.
February 11, 1998 2:24 pm
Bates College has received the 1998 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Corporate Award given annually by the Portland NAACP to a corporation or organization exemplifying the philosophies of the late civil rights leader.