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Thursday

October 10, 1996
10:56 am

October Weekend to be held at Bates

Between 60 and 70 high school students of color will visit to experience a three-day weekend of college life from Oct. 24 through Oct. 26.

Thursday

June 6, 1996
12:00 am

Gulbrandsen receives honorary degree

Longtime Wellesley resident Natalie Webber Gulbrandsen was one of four distinguished recipients of honorary degrees at the 130th commencement of Bates College on May 27.

Tuesday

March 12, 1996
11:00 am

Flutist Ariel Cahn to Perform With Frank Glazer at Bates

The recital’s featured presentations will included the sonata “Undine” by Reinecke, a challenging 19th-century work for the flute and piano, and “Sonatine” by Dutilleaux, a modern French virtuoso selection.

Tuesday

March 12, 1996
10:52 am

Bates Students to Discuss African-American Protest in Maine

The final part of Miller’s talk will consider the stragegies devised by the civil rights movement within Maine as well new directions in social transformation pursued by the contemporary African American community.

Tuesday

March 12, 1996
10:44 am

Asian Studies Scholar to Lecture at Bates

An expert in late imperial and early modern Chinese history, she is the author of several books including “Agricultural Change and the Peasant Economy of South China,” “Chinese Society in the Eighteenth Century” and “Education and Literacy in Ch’ing China” as well as the editor of “Death Ritual in Late Imperial and Modern China.”

Tuesday

March 12, 1996
10:35 am

Labor Historian to Speak at Bates

A consultant for “Struggles in Steel: The History of African-American Steelworkers,” a documentary film to be released later this year, Hinshaw is the author and editor of numerous publications concerned with race, ethnicity and labor history, including the forthcoming book he co-edited with Paul LeBlanc, “U.S. Labor in the Twentieth Century: Studies in Fragmentation and Insurgency” (Humanities Press, 1997).

Monday

March 11, 1996
10:24 am

Famed Anthropologist to Lecture at Bates

In his talk March 24, Chagnon will address the controversy over who — anthropologists, missionaries or government agencies, among others — has the right to represent the Yanomamo’s interests to the outside world. The problem has intensified, Chagnon says, because the Yanomamo are now among the best- known ancient cultures in the world. The invasion of Yanomamo territory by Brazilian miners in 1987 focused attention on the issue. Chagnon himself has been assailed by all sides because of his refusal to endorse any of them.

Monday

March 11, 1996
10:18 am

Vietnam Topic of Teachers' Workshop

The faculty for the all-day session includes Christopher Beam, director of the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates; Robert Whelan, a lecturer in English at the University of Maine; Robert Weisbrot, a professor of history at Colby College; and Jon Oplinger, an associate professor of sociology and anthropology at the University of Maine at Farmington. The workshop will include discussion of Graham Greene’s novel “The Quiet American,” which examines the early days of American involvement in Southeast Asia.

Friday

February 23, 1996
10:02 am

Top Independent Films to be Screened at Bates

Some of 1995′s best independent films and video works will get a rare Maine showing March 9 and 10 at Bates College when the acclaimed Black Maria Film Festival visits the campus.

More than a dozen short films and videos will be screened in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at 7 p.m. March 9 and at 2 p.m. March 10. Admission is $5 and tickets will be sold at the door.