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Slide Show: Highlights of 2012 MLK Day observance

Friday, January 20, 2012 1:46 pm

Cultural critic and music journalist Touré.
Novelist Senna, cultural critic Touré to offer insights on racial identity in OIE events

Friday, January 20, 2012 12:08 pm

In January and February, the Office of Intercultural Education presents talks on race, identity and 21st-century America by best-selling novelist Danzy Senna (Jan. 25) and author-cultural critic Touré (Feb. 8).

King Day speaker proposes path to reconcile environmental sustainability, justice advocates

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 2:12 pm

"Environmental quality and human equality are inextricably linked," environmental policy expert Julian Agyeman stated in his Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote address Jan. 16

Sankofa performs during Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2011.
King Day and Weekend events

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 9:33 pm

Here's a schedule, updated Jan. 12, of events related to the observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 16, 2012.

Professor Julian Agyeman. Photograph by Kelvin Ma, Tufts University.
King Day to showcase environmental justice

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 9:30 pm

Julian Agyeman, a pioneering environmental justice and sustainability advocate, offers the King Day keynote Jan. 16.

Professor of Philosophy Mark Okrent gets a close look as board chairman Mike Bonney '80 (left) and President Nancy Cable do the ribbon cutting. Photograph by Rene Minnis.
Open to the World: Paul Marks ’83 headlines Hedge, Roger Williams dedication

Monday, October 31, 2011 6:26 pm

The journey of Paul Marks ’83 from Bates to China, and from...

Shown during the Oct. 24, 2011, student interfaith conversation are panelists Rose Levy-Rubinett '12, Cristal Martin '13 and Amna Ilyas '13. Photograph by Rene Minnis.
Open to the World: Differences do transform, students of faith agree

Monday, October 31, 2011 5:18 pm

In Austin, Texas, Rose Levy-Rubinett ’12 grew up in a household where...

Emma Hitchcock '14 photographs Maud Welch '13 in front of the Aiguilles de Port Coton on Belle Île. The students are part of the intensive and immersive Bates Fall Semester Abroad program centered in Nantes. Photograph by Ebbe Sweet '11.
The shutter clicks and Ebbe Sweet ’11 sees what they see

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 6:37 pm

“I love to watch other people take photos,” says photographer Ebbe Sweet...

UN Day menu at Bates kicks off Open to the World

Monday, October 24, 2011 9:38 pm

Christine Schwartz, director of Bates College Dining Services, offers the menu for...

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

Friday, October 21, 2011 10:28 am

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.

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