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Monday

October 24, 2011
9:38 pm

UN Day menu at Bates kicks off Open to the World

Christine Schwartz, director of Bates College Dining Services, offers the menu for United Nations Day at the college. The special…

Friday

October 21, 2011
10:28 am

Civic Forum next: Norway massacre affords lens to examine anti-Islamism

A best-selling author whose writing has explored Americans’ relationships to faith, Jeff Sharlet examines anti-Islamism through the lens of this year’s tragic massacre in Norway.

Tuesday

October 18, 2011
1:35 pm

The Root features interview with King V. Cheek ’59, former HBCU president

The Root, in collaboration with The HistoryMakers, offers reflections from educational leader King V. Cheek Jr. ’59. With his brother…

The Root features interview with King V. Cheek ’59, former HBCU president

Friday

October 14, 2011
8:34 am

Bates community to rally today for inclusion, acceptance and support for all

The Bates community rallies in support of the historic Bates values of inclusion

Wednesday

October 5, 2011
11:51 am

Jones '92 to discuss film and teen violence

Ozzie Jones ’92, a writer and director for stage and film, discusses how film can bring the voices of young people into the discussion about teen violence in an event at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, in the Benjamin Mays Center.

Monday

October 3, 2011
9:31 am

Material Culture group presents talks by Mandela archivist, food scholar

An October lecture series exploring the role of material culture in the humanities and social sciences present speakers Verne Harris, Nelson Mandela archivist and Darra Goldstein, food scholar.

Wednesday

September 28, 2011
1:49 pm

Multimedia: Homecoming 2011 offers something for everyone

Homecoming 2011 featured a wide range of activities and opportunities for good friends to get together, including: a memorial tree-planting…

Monday

September 26, 2011
10:47 am

Concert includes video, music, desert tales and 'signseeker-walkabouts'

A Native American musician and visual artist, a singer from a self-described fusion-trance-zouk band, a video artist and an avant-garde composer join forces for a multimedia experience at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St. Artist-performer Brad Kahlhamer and vocalist Kelsey Barrett of the Brooklyn-based band Effi Briest offer their program “Yondering.” They share the evening with video artist Ursula Scherrer and composer-bassist Kato Hideki, who create abstract sound-and-light pieces. All the artists hail from New York City.

Thursday

September 15, 2011
1:36 pm

Award-winning nature poet to present Otis Lecture

Camille Dungy, an award-winning environmental poet and editor of the first anthology of nature poetry by African American writers, presents the Otis Lecture at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Sponsored by the Philip J. Otis Endowment at Bates, the event is open to the public at no cost, but tickets are required.

Thursday

September 15, 2011
12:01 pm

President of Spelman College to discuss racial identity development and college communities

Beverly Daniel Tatum, president of Spelman College and author of the book “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” visits Bates to discuss her work in racial identity development and its impact on campus communities at noon Friday, Sept. 16, at the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. To learn more, please email rdavis@bates.edu.