Archives for "Multicultural Affairs"
July 1, 2009 11:44 am
Visits aim to build bonds between Bates, Native Americans
May 21, 2009 3:13 pm
Jiyeon Glass, a Bates College senior from Upper Montclair, N.J., has received a scholarship from the federal government to study Mandarin Chinese this summer in a program in Suzhou, China.
April 17, 2009 1:49 pm
President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has announced the program and speakers for the third annual presidential symposium at Bates College. Titled The Teaching and Learning Shift: Diversity and Technology in the Twenty-First Century, the event explores ways in which Bates faculty and staff must both expand their knowledge of how students learn and deepen their capacity to engage them.
April 10, 2009 12:16 pm
Two Bates seniors have received a 2009 Davis Projects for Peace award for their plan to create an economic stimulus project in an African village.
April 3, 2009 10:05 am
C.N. Le, director of the Asian and Asian American Studies Program at UMass Amherst, offers a lecture titled “Interracial Asian Adoption: Issues and Identity in 21st-Century American Society” at Bates on April 6.
April 2, 2009 11:35 am
Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Junot Díaz welcomed to campus.
March 26, 2009 10:54 am
Four writers from Equatorial Guinea, the only Spanish-speaking nation in Africa, visit Bates College to give a joint presentation titled “Writing Africa in Spanish: Four Equatorial Guinean Writers Speak of Exiled Dreams” at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.
March 19, 2009 4:40 pm
Marfa Inofuentes and Rosana Silva Chagas, cultural activists from Bolivia and Brazil, speak at Bates College on March 23. The event is co-sponsored by the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute and the Arturo Schomburg Afro-Latino Speaker Series, a program of the Bates Office of Multicultural Affairs.
March 19, 2009 9:42 am
Junot Díaz, whose novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, speaks at Bates College on Friday, March 20. Wao, Díaz’s first novel, also won the National Book Critics Circle Award for best novel of 2007 and appeared on more than 35 best-of-the-year book lists.
March 1, 2009 11:23 am
Two Bates professors muse about ‘Mao Jacket’: Grafflin – It’s easier to perceive ambiguity in art that comes out of one’s own cultural background; Hirai – On what side of fame does Bates stand?