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Sunday

March 1, 2009
10:38 am

An international affair

Svitlana Orekhova ’09 of Donetskaya Oblast, Ukraine, poses for photographer Louisa Demmitt ’00 during the annual International Dinner. For the dinner, students prepare dishes from their homelands, often from family recipes passed down through the years.

Wednesday

December 3, 2008
2:25 pm

Authority on Yoruba influence inaugurates Schomburg Speaker Series

An expert in expressions of the ancient Yoruba religion in the African diaspora offers a lecture at Bates at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. The speaker is Marta Moreno Vega, who teaches Afro-Caribbean religions and Afro Latino/a studies at Hunter College of the City University of New York. Open to the public at no cost, the lecture inaugurates the Arturo Schomburg Afro-Latino Speaker Series, presented by the Multicultural Affairs office at Bates. For more information, please call 207-786-8376.
Bates debaters rank 16th at Cambridge University tournament

Tuesday

October 28, 2008
4:57 pm

Sulochana's mainstage production

Sulochana Dissanayake ’09 of Pita Kotte, Sri Lanka, directed the Bates College theater department’s mainstage production of “A Lie of…

Tuesday

July 1, 2008
3:41 pm

Food, Culture, and Performance

Myron Beasley, visiting assistant professor of American cultural studies and African American studies, consults with Rob Munro ’08 and Lilian Rossow-Greenberg ’09 prior to a “performative meal” presented in the Bates Mill.

Sunday

May 11, 2008
12:13 pm

Dressing for Dinner

The annual International Dinner offers a spectrum of colors and cuisine, says Sulochana Dissanayake ’09 of Colombo, Sri Lanka. “The…

Tuesday

March 4, 2008
11:06 am

Mays Men attend Morehouse College inauguration

A group of male students, faculty and staff of African and Latino descent known as the “Mays Men” has emerged at Bates College. Founded in fall 2007 by Czerny Brasuell, director of the college’s Multicultural Center, the group seeks to emulate the values that defined the phrase “Morehouse Men” during the Morehouse College presidency (1940-67) of Benjamin Elijah Mays ’20, a mentor to Martin Luther King Jr.

Wednesday

February 27, 2008
2:23 pm

World Music Week explores music and dance of India, Indonesia

With the theme “Musical Legacies of South and Southeast Asia,” Bates College students and faculty, as well as internationally esteemed performers, present the college’s World Music Week from March 5 through March 15.