Stories about "Intellectual rigor"
Friday, September 9, 2011 2:01 pm
As faculty members joined the academic procession for Convocation on Sept. 6,...
Wednesday, September 7, 2011 5:36 pm
Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina offers the keynote address at Convocation 2011....
Friday, September 2, 2011 3:19 pm
For its “Room for Debate” feature, The New York Times invites several...
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 9:48 am
Among the students who graduated from Bates College last May were 11 pioneers of a nationally distinctive program designed to increase diversity among students in mathematics and the sciences. The 11 graduates were the inaugural participants in the college's first Summer Scholars program, launched in 2007.
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 11:27 am
The evening before Commencement, the honorary degree recipients gather in the Olin...
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 3:37 pm
Each Commencement season, we offer brief videos of Bates seniors reflecting on...
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 9:15 am
Through Commencement, we’ll offer brief videos of Bates seniors reflecting on their...
Friday, May 20, 2011 10:14 am
At its May 14 meeting, the Bates College Board of Trustees voted to promote three faculty members from associate professor to full professor, and one lecturer to senior lecturer. The promotions take effect in August, at the start of the college's academic year. The faculty members are Francesco Duina, sociology (promoted to professor), Baltasar Fra-Molinero, romance languages and literatures (professor), Kirk Read, romance languages and literatures (professor) and Katalin Vecsey, theater and rhetoric (senior lecturer).
Friday, May 20, 2011 10:12 am
Promoted to full professor in May 2011, Francesco Duina is a sociologist whose research interests include economic sociology, international political economy, historical institutionalism, globalization, comparative regional integration and the sociology of culture. He serves as chair of the sociology department at Bates and has been a visiting professor at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark. At Bates he has taught economic sociology, comparative sociology, sociological theory, globalization, European integration and the sociology of competition.
Friday, May 20, 2011 10:10 am
Promoted to full professor in May 2011, Baltasar Fra-Molinero is a professor of Spanish whose research interests include the Spanish Golden Age and Spanish-American colonial literature. He focuses on the representation of blacks and their diaspora and is the author of the book La imagen de los negros en el teatro del Siglo de Oro ("The image of the black in the theater of the Golden Age"; Siglo XXI, 1995).