Stories about "Diversity"
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Third annual Inside Africa Fashion Show celebrates diversity within the continent

Thursday, November 7, 2013 1:53 pm

Celebrating the depth and variety of African culture, Bates presents the third annual Inside Africa Fashion Show on Nov. 8

Saudi women's rights advocate Manal Alsharif.
OIE Speaker Series opens with activist who defied Saudi ban on women driving

Thursday, September 5, 2013 2:59 pm

Manal Alsharif, an advocate for women's rights in Saudi Arabia, launches a series of events at Bates exploring human diversity on Sept. 18.

Photograph by Zuhayr Reaz '16, who is doing fieldwork in Dhaka, Bangladesh, as part of his internship with WaterAid, a nonprofit helping people gain access to improved water and sanitation facilities.
Summer Student Work: Reaz ’16 pursues clean water for the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 12:00 pm

Zuhayr Reaz ’16 is doing fieldwork in support of WaterAid in in...

Crystal Williams, associate vice president and chief diversity officer at Bates. (Leah Nash)
Crystal Ann Williams named associate vice president and chief diversity officer

Monday, August 12, 2013 1:34 pm

Williams will oversee the Office of Equity and Diversity and the Office of Intercultural Education and serve as a member of the president’s senior staff.

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Biographer of the Rev. Benjamin Mays ’20 to speak at Bates

Friday, March 22, 2013 11:30 am

Bates presents award-winning Benjamin Mays biographer Randal Maurice Jelks on March 25.

At Bates College's 2012 Inside Africa Fashion Show, sophomore Nerissa Brobbey models a Togolese boubou dress with matching head scarf. At right, Gulaid Abdullahi wears a traditional ma'awis and kofia hat. Photograph by Simone Schriger '14/Bates College.
Inside Africa Fashion Show explores traditional fashions, Africa’s worldwide influence

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 1:10 pm

Reflecting the influence of African fashion abroad as well as the diversity of the continent's apparel, the second annual Inside Africa Fashion Show takes place March 15.

First-years XX XX and XX XX react to panelists at Beyond Intellectual Profit, a symposium on navigating diversity in the workplace. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Local alumni share how Bates prepared them for the workplace

Monday, March 4, 2013 12:35 pm

Four alumni panelists discuss the connections between the classroom and their careers.

The Rev. Patrick Cheng.
Theologian to argue for close links between Christian theology, queer theory

Thursday, February 28, 2013 3:39 pm

A Massachusetts theologian will make the case for close links between Christian theology and queer theory in a lecture on March 12.

Amin Ghaziani. Photograph by Kristin Sopotiuk/University of British Columbia.
University of British Columbia sociologist to discuss outlook for ‘gayborhoods’

Thursday, February 28, 2013 3:06 pm

A sociologist from the University of British Columbia discusses the future of longstanding 'gayborhoods' in a March 11 talk.

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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.

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