Archives for "Diversity"
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Symposium: How does knowledge about human difference play out at work?

Thursday, February 14, 2013 3:16 pm

English professor Theri Pickens has organized a March 2 symposium that will show students how knowledge about identity and difference can be put into practice in the workaday world.

"Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome" author Joy DeGruy.
CANCELED: Feb. 11 talk by author of ‘Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome’

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 4:19 pm

Please watch bates.edu/events for information about a new date for DeGruy.

A participant as well as scholar of culture, Rand often injects personal experiences into her work. Here, skating in Falmouth, she bends back her leg for a catch-foot spiral, an "age-defying" move she describes in Red Nails, Black Skates. Photograph by Mike Bradley/Bates College.
Figuring out Erica Rand, the scholar

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 12:00 pm

Red Nails, Black Skates is a crash course in Erica Rand's areas of cultural criticism, through the lens of figure skating.

Keelin Godsey '06 makes a point during the panel discussion "Economic Challenges, Social Justice and the Athletic Experience," part of the college's Martin Luther King Jr. Day program on Jan. 21, 2013. Panelists also included moderator Erica Rand, Whitehouse Professor of Art and Visual Culture and Women and Gender Studies; student athlete Jacqui Holmes '13; and head squash coach Pat Cosquer '97. Photograph by Mike Bradley/Bates College.
Outside the lines, athletes face social and economic challenges, say MLK Day panelists

Thursday, January 24, 2013 3:25 pm

Coaches and students agree, athletes from underrepresented backgrounds face tough challenges.

Anthea Butler, associate professor and graduate chair of religious studies at the University of Pennsylvania, delivers her keynote address, "MLK and America's Bad Check: America's Poor in the 21st Century." Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
King would be ‘appalled’ at today’s rhetoric around poverty, Butler says in keynote

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 5:00 pm

Getting 46 million Americans out of poverty will require wholesale changes in how we talk about, think about and take action around poverty, said keynote speaker Anthea Butler.

Bates President Clayton Spencer and James Reese, associate dean of students, shared a moment of deja vu Monday morning, July 2, as the eighth president of the college began her first week in office. The two were high school classmates.
From James Reese on MLK Day, a high school story with a surprise ending

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 1:02 pm

As part of his welcoming remarks at the 2013 Martin Luther King...

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Bates Athletics’ ‘You Can Play’ video supports LGBT inclusion

Monday, January 21, 2013 12:00 pm

Featuring 19 Bates student-athletes and President Clayton Spencer, the video campaign supports LGBT athletes in all facets of the college's 31 varsity programs.

The Deansmen perform during the 2011 Arts Crawl at Bates.
Arts Crawl / Asia Night: Students’ creative energy burns bright

Friday, January 18, 2013 4:27 pm

A kaleidoscope of student creativity in the visual, literary and performing arts, Bates' third annual Arts Crawl takes place Friday, Jan. 25.

The Many and One rally in Merrill Gym on Jan. 11, 2003, sent a strong, unified message far and wide. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Media covers 10-year anniversary of ‘Many and One’ gathering at Bates

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 2:58 pm

The anniversary program featured Heather Lindkvist, special assistant to the president, and community organizer Sarah Davis '10.

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Audio Slide Show: ‘Blessed and Dancing’ — Victoria Lowe’s goal of arts and education

Monday, January 14, 2013 1:14 pm

Victoria Lowe '12 discusses her Short Term dance experience and her goal of advancing arts education in the schools.

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