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Friday

May 20, 2011
10:14 am

Faculty members Duina, Fra-Molinero, Read, Vecsey promoted

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

Faculty promotions, 2011: Francesco Duina

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

Faculty promotions, 2011: Baltasar Fra-Molinero

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).

Friday

April 29, 2011
11:48 am

Bobcat slugger Noah Lynd ’11 looks at the physics of new NCAA-mandated bats

This spring, new NCAA rules have literally taken the bat out of the hands of sluggers like Bates senior Noah…

Friday

April 29, 2011
8:41 am

Symposium speaker: In higher ed, 'fairly good' not good enough for diversity efforts

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.

Monday

April 25, 2011
3:10 pm

Video: Is my honors thesis good enough to get published?

“I’m not sure you’re answering my question,” says geology professor John Creasy. He’s addressing Bates honors candidate Keegan Runnals ’11,…

Monday

April 18, 2011
3:18 pm

Relationship of diversity, academic success focus of Bates Presidential Symposium April 28

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.

Monday

April 18, 2011
12:08 pm

Video: Schaeffer Theatre celebrates 50th anniversary

As Bates marks Schaeffer Theatre’s 50th anniversary, Johsua Ajamu ’14 of Breinigsville, Penn., explores the theater from top to bottom…

Monday

April 18, 2011
9:38 am

Video: Handing in senior honors thesis, an unforgettable moment

The Bates community celebrates an academic milestone with a flourish.

Video: Handing in senior honors thesis, an unforgettable moment

Monday

April 11, 2011
1:23 pm

Video postcard: Re-enacting the historical Battle of Maldon

On the Historic Quad, students in Associate Professor of English Sylvia Federico‘s course “Lord of the Rings in Context” re-enact…