Archives for "Intellectual rigor"

Friday

March 14, 2014 10:23 am

Politics professor Stephen Engel analyzes gay identity in Honey Maid’s ‘Wholesome’ ad

Politics professor Stephen Engel analyzes gay identity in Honey Maid’s ‘Wholesome’ ad

The ad “Dad and Papa” highlights the “contemporary boundaries and privileging of certain gay identities,” Engel writes.

Friday

February 28, 2014 5:56 am

‘Agent provocateur’ Thomas Tracy is 2014 Kroepsch honoree for excellence in teaching

‘Agent provocateur’ Thomas Tracy is 2014 Kroepsch honoree for excellence in teaching

For students, the intrinsic value of studying philosophy is a “richer and more interesting life.”

Friday

January 31, 2014 12:45 pm

In Central Europe, Phillips Fellow Baumann ’14 sought missing pieces of a family puzzle

Rachel Baumann’s interest in her grandparents gained new intensity when, supported by a Phillips Fellowship, she spent summer 2013 researching their story of courage, audacity and survival as Jews in Nazi-controlled Europe.

Wednesday

January 22, 2014 10:19 am

Bates, Morehouse debate King’s ‘Dream’

Bates, Morehouse debate King’s ‘Dream’

As debaters from Bates and Morehouse colleges made clear, discussing Martin Luther King’s dream raises more questions than it answers.

Friday

January 10, 2014 2:04 pm

In Bates talk, anthropologist Lynch ’89 to share lessons from a factory’s reliance on elderly workers

In Bates talk, anthropologist Lynch ’89 to share lessons from a factory’s reliance on elderly workers

Caitrin Lynch ’89, author of a book studying a factory whose workers are a median age of 74, gives a talk based on her research on Jan. 13.

Monday

January 6, 2014 1:30 pm

Museum of Art presents major collage exhibition, unique show of shaman objects from Vietnam

Museum of Art presents major collage exhibition, unique show of shaman objects from Vietnam

Opening on Jan. 23 are Bates College Museum of Art exhibitions exploring the field of collage and shamanist objects from northern Vietnam.

Monday

January 6, 2014 12:58 pm

‘How to Make the Universe Right’: a landmark exhibition of shamanist objects from Vietnam

‘How to Make the Universe Right’: a landmark exhibition of shamanist objects from Vietnam

In an exhibition believed to be the most extensive of its kind in the United States, the Bates College Museum…

Friday

December 13, 2013 12:00 pm

Debate concludes brilliant fall campaign ranked sixth in U.S.

Debate concludes brilliant fall campaign ranked sixth in U.S.

“Incredibly successful” is how Director of Debate Jan Hovden describes the fall campaign.

Tuesday

December 10, 2013 10:33 am

Southern Maine’s TideSmart Radio interviews President Spencer

Southern Maine’s TideSmart Radio interviews President Spencer

Spencer shared how Bates embraces technology while staying true to its culture and principles.

Wednesday

December 4, 2013 10:49 am

‘Intricate Glances’ in a senior thesis dance piece

‘Intricate Glances’ in a senior thesis dance piece

Bates College dance major Colleen Fitzgerald performs “Intricate Glances Will Meet Here” Dec. 6-7.