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Wednesday

July 1, 2009
11:44 am

'Sacred Circle'

Visits aim to build bonds between Bates, Native Americans

Thursday

May 21, 2009
3:13 pm

Federal scholarship to support New Jersey senior's third China visit

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.

Friday

April 17, 2009
1:49 pm

'Diversity and Technology' is theme for presidential symposium

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.

Friday

April 10, 2009
12:16 pm

Seniors' development plan for Tanzanian town named Project for Peace

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.

Friday

April 3, 2009
10:05 am

UMass Amherst sociologist to discuss interracial Asian adoption

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.

Thursday

April 2, 2009
11:35 am

Pulitzer-winning novelist Diaz speaks in Multicultural Center event

Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Junot Díaz welcomed to campus.

Thursday

March 26, 2009
10:54 am

Writers from Equatorial Guinea to speak

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.

Thursday

March 19, 2009
4:40 pm

Cultural activists from South America to speak at Bates

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.

Thursday

March 19, 2009
9:42 am

Pulitzer-winning novelist Diaz to speak in Multicultural Center event

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.

Sunday

March 1, 2009
11:23 am

Trying on for size

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?