Archives for "Multicultural Affairs"

Wednesday

January 8, 2003 3:07 pm

King Day events feature prominent activist and filmmaker

Award-winning filmmaker Joanne Grant, a writer and veteran civil rights activist of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, is the keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances.

Thursday

January 2, 2003 2:55 pm

Response to racist activity includes talk by former Somali prime minister

A Jan. 15 lecture by a former prime minister of Somalia is one of a series of events that is to be presented in response to the World Church of the Creator, a national white supremacist and anti-Semitic organization that plans to protest Somali immigration in a Jan. 11 meeting in Lewiston.

Monday

December 23, 2002 2:25 pm

Bates offers workshops in response to racist group

In response to a Jan. 11 meeting in Lewiston planned by the World Church of the Creator, a national white supremacist and anti-Semitic organization, Bates College is working with the Lewiston-Auburn community to schedule alternative programs to oppose hatred and bias.

Saturday

December 21, 2002 2:47 pm

King Day events feature prominent activist and filmmaker

Award-winning filmmaker Joanne Grant, a writer and veteran civil rights activist of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, is the keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College.

Monday

November 26, 2001 9:13 am

'Difference' series presents film, lecture on diversity

On Dec. 10 in Room 104 of Olin Arts Center, a Bates College event series exploring differences in race, gender and other characteristics presents a documentary film about minority scholars and a lecturer nationally known for her work on diversity issues.

Wednesday

November 14, 2001 1:50 pm

Talk by author Amitav Ghosh postponed

A talk by the Indian author Amitav Ghosh, scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College, has been postponed due to air travel restrictions.

Thursday

November 1, 2001 3:26 pm

Navajo chief justice to discuss tribal courts during Native American Heritage Month

As part of Native American Heritage Month at Bates College, the Honorable Robert Yazzie, chief justice of the Navajo Nation, will discuss traditional Navajo legal principles and how the tribal courts operate within the overall context of the U.S. judicial system Wednesday, Nov. 7, in the Benjamin Mays Center.

Wednesday

October 24, 2001 2:51 pm

Multicultural Center hosts Native American Heritage Month events

Bates College will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a series of events, beginning with a talk by photographer Kenji Kawano, author of the book Warriors: Navajo Code Talkers (Northland Publishing Company, 1990), at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, in Chase Hall Lounge. A reception featuring foods from five Native American nations will follow, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.

Monday

April 9, 2001 1:17 pm

Roma author to speak in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day

Ronald Lee, executive director of the Toronto-based Roma (commonly known as “Gypsy”) Community & Advocacy Center, will speak about The Romanian Holocaust Friday, April 12, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 75 Russell St.

Friday

March 9, 2001 3:54 pm

Spelman College Choir to perform

The Spelman College Choir will perform Thursday, March 15, at the Bates College Chapel, College St, in celebration of International Women’s History Month.