Archives for "Intellectual rigor"
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Public radio interviews Kane about her book ‘The Gender Trap’

Thursday, December 6, 2012 9:35 am

Customs like pink for girls and blue for boys are not necessarily benign choices, says Bates sociologist Emily Kane.

Anthropology major Devin Tatro '14 talks with Saudi men at a desert farm in the Eastern Province during a Short Term trip last spring to Saudi Arabia led by Dana Professor of Anthropology Loring Danforth. This was a rare moment in Saudi society: women talking with men publicly and allowed not to wear abayas. Photo: Ana Bisaillon ’12.
In letter to New York Times, Danforth takes issue with Saudi book, characterizations

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 4:07 pm

Danforth's letter is in response to a review of the book On Saudi Arabia by Karen Elliott House.

Clayton Spencer holds the symbols of office during her installation ceremony as the eighth president of Bates College. The symbols are the keys, the presidential collar and the record book.
‘The embodiment of Bates values,’ Spencer is installed as president

Friday, October 26, 2012 4:00 pm

Bates formally installed Ava Clayton Spencer, described by her former boss as the "embodiment of Bates values," as its eighth president before a gathering of 2,500 on Friday afternoon.

William Carlezon '86, professor of psychiatry at Harvard University, speaks during the "Engaged Liberal Arts" panel discussion at Olin Arts Center Concert Hall on Oct. 26. At left is Bates English department chair Lillian Nayder. Photograph by Michael Bradley/Bates College.
Inauguration panels explore chicken-and-egg cycle of ideas in the world

Friday, October 26, 2012 12:00 pm

There's competition, said Michael Bonney, CEO of a company engaged in the high-pressure field of pharmaceuticals. And then there's competition.

Jakub Kazecki, assistant professor of German. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Bates announces new tenure-track faculty teaching in autumn 2012

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 8:29 am

Six new tenure-track members of the faculty began teaching at Bates in autumn 2012, representing dance, economics, German, neuroscience and psychology, religious studies, and classical and medieval studies.

The 1860 Republican Party platform called the expansion of slavery a "crime against humanity." Detail of a photograph courtesy of the Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana.
Party platforms reflect ideological battles, says political scientist Engel

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 8:39 am

Changes in party platforms over time can reflect the winners and losers among the party factions.

For Short Term 2012, the annual theater production workshop is adapting for the stage a spoken-word piece by Marc Namuthi Joseph. Shown listening to Joseph during a class session are, from left, Katie Straw '12, Yasin Fairley '12, Ashley Booker '12, dance professor Rachel Boggia and theater lecturer Kati Vecsey. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
It’s that wonderful time of the year: Short Term 2012

Tuesday, May 1, 2012 12:04 pm

Short Term is so eagerly anticipated at Bates that it just might be fair to say that you are no Bobcat unless you spend the Maine winter yearning for it.

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Multimedia: Highlights of the 2012 Mount David Summit

Monday, April 9, 2012 3:39 pm

A day when Bates students "take the lid off" the exceptional academic work done every single day.

Flanked by Senior Lecturer in Theater Kati Vecsey and theatrical technical director Michael Reidy, Travis Jones '13 discusses his work as a set designer during the Mount David Summit. Photograph by Rene Minnis.
Once again, Mount David Summit is a peak experience

Monday, April 2, 2012 3:24 pm

Just imagine the emotions reigning during the Mount David Summit, from pride in intellectual accomplishment to the exuberance of playing to an eager audience.

Appointees to professorships — in colleagues’ words

Friday, March 23, 2012 8:33 am

Six Bates faculty members were honored as 2012 appointees to named professorships.

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