Archives for "Intellectual rigor"
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).
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.
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).
April 29, 2011 11:48 am
This spring, new NCAA rules have literally taken the bat out of the hands of sluggers like Bates senior Noah…
April 29, 2011 8:41 am
Providing an energizing start to the fourth symposium convened by President Elaine Tuttle Hansen to address issues of campus diversity and inclusiveness, Alma Clayton-Pedersen said that it’s time for academe to stop tinkering around the edges and, once and for all, effect thoroughgoing institutional change in the interests of human equity.
April 25, 2011 3:10 pm
“I’m not sure you’re answering my question,” says geology professor John Creasy. He’s addressing Bates honors candidate Keegan Runnals ’11,…
April 18, 2011 3:18 pm
The connections between diversity and learning will be explored in Bates College’s fourth Presidential Symposium from noon to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at Chase Hall, 56 College Ave.
April 18, 2011 12:08 pm
As Bates marks Schaeffer Theatre’s 50th anniversary, Johsua Ajamu ’14 of Breinigsville, Penn., explores the theater from top to bottom…
April 18, 2011 9:38 am
The Bates community celebrates an academic milestone with a flourish.
April 11, 2011 1:23 pm
On the Historic Quad, students in Associate Professor of English Sylvia Federico‘s course “Lord of the Rings in Context” re-enact…