Stories about "Diversity"
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.
Wednesday, 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.
Wednesday, 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.
Wednesday, 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.
Wednesday, 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.
Friday, February 6, 1998 2:06 pm
Bates College celebrates Black History Month with a series of events, including an African Diaspora Film Series, scheduled throughout the month of February and the first week of March.
Wednesday, January 7, 1998 12:29 pm
An award-winning film, a discussion with the foremost authority on violence in America and a lecture by a distinguished theologian are among the offerings in a series of workshops and presentations at Bates College Jan. 18-19 to honor the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The public is invited to attend all events free of charge.
Monday, January 5, 1998 12:36 pm
Czerny Brasuell,director of multicultural affairs at Bates College, will discuss "Paths to Enlightenment: An Embarrassment of Riches" as part of a Bates College lecture series, "Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul," on Jan. 14 at 4:30 p.m. in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Wednesday, November 19, 1997 9:34 am
The Maine Gay Men's Chorus will present Christmas can be a DRAG! an evening holiday music to benefit the AIDS Coalition of Lewiston-Auburn, at 8 p.m. Dec. 5 in the Bates College Chapel. Conducted by Edward Reichert and accompanied by David Sherman, the Maine Gay Men's Chorus will perform traditional favorites, including "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" and "White Christmas" as well as non-traditional, whimsical songs such as "I'm Wishing You a Drag Queen Christmas" and "Coming Out on Christmas."
Tuesday, November 11, 1997 9:20 am
In celebration of Latino Heritage Month, the Cuban roots fusion ensemble MEZCLA will perform at 8 p.m Nov. 18., in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.