Archives for "Diversity"
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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The Root features interview with King V. Cheek ’59, former HBCU president

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 1:35 pm

The Root, in collaboration with The HistoryMakers, offers reflections from educational leader...

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

Friday, October 14, 2011 8:34 am

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

Jones '92 to discuss film and teen violence

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 11:51 am

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.

Material Culture group presents talks by Mandela archivist, food scholar

Monday, October 3, 2011 9:31 am

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.

Multimedia: Homecoming 2011 offers something for everyone

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 1:49 pm

Homecoming 2011 featured a wide range of activities and opportunities for good...

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

Monday, September 26, 2011 10:47 am

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.

Award-winning nature poet to present Otis Lecture

Thursday, September 15, 2011 1:36 pm

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.

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

Thursday, September 15, 2011 12:01 pm

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.

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