Archives for "Multicultural Affairs"


February 13, 2004 11:41 am

Author of 'Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence' to speak at Bates

Doris Pilkington, author of “Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence” (University of Queensland Press, 1997), will give a talk coupled with the screening of the acclaimed 2002 film “The Rabbit-Proof Fence” at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, in the Benjamin Mays Center, corner Bardwell and Russell streets. The public is invited to attend the film and lecture, sponsored by the Bates College Multicultural Center, free of charge. For more information, call 207-786-8376.


December 17, 2003 4:15 pm

Jazz trumpeter Hargrove, classical Chinese music close concert series

Jazz trumpeter Hargrove, classical Chinese music close concert series

The Bates College Concert Series concludes in January 2004 with jazz trumpeter Roy Hargrove on the 17th and Chinese musicians Tian Qing and Zhang Shan on the 24th.


October 22, 2003 4:10 pm

Argentinean filmmaker to screen Ché Guevara documentary at Bates

Argentinean filmmaker Leandro Katz shows his film “El Día Que Me Quieras” (The Day You’ll Love Me), a deconstruction of the infamous photographs taken of the slain revolutionary Ché Guevara, at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, Bates College. A discussion with Katz follows the film and the public is invited to attend free of charge.


October 22, 2003 4:01 pm

Pianist Jon Nakamatsu to perform with Bates Orchestra

Classical pianist Jon Nakamatsu, gold medalist in the 10th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, will perform Edvard Grieg’s Piano Concerto with the Bates College Orchestra at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.


October 22, 2003 3:25 pm

Noted Hungarian, Argentinean film directors to discuss their work at Bates

Friday, Oct. 24, is a red-letter night at Bates College for film fans, thanks to visits by two respected directors. The public is invited to attend both events free of charge.


October 21, 2003 4:20 pm

Russian folk ensemble to perform at Bates

The Karelian folk band Sattuma, on tour from the province of Russia that borders Finland, comes to Bates College to perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.


October 16, 2003 8:58 am

Oscar-winning Hungarian director to speak at Bates

István Szabó, Academy Award-winning director of the 1981 film “Mephisto,” comes to Bates College to give a lecture titled “Close-up: The Art of Film” at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Andrews Road.


September 23, 2003 9:23 am

Symposium celebrates 100 years of "The Souls of Black Folks"

In a symposium Friday and Saturday, Oct. 10-11, faculty and guests from as far away as Germany will use music, drama and scholarly presentations to mark the 100th anniversary of a milestone in African American thought.


February 28, 2003 3:07 pm

Yale art historian to discuss arts and performance of Africa

Yale University art historian Robert Farris Thompson, a renowned expert in the relationships between the arts and performance of Africa, America and the Caribbean, will offer a lecture titled “Congo Carolina, Congo New Orleans: Adventures in Afro Atlantic Art History.”


February 20, 2003 12:00 pm

Bates hosts major conference on Lewiston-Auburn diversity

Well-known Maine politicians, officials from the public and private sectors, and local Somali residents will join educators and students at Bates College in March for the conference “Toward Harmony: A New Diversity in Lewiston-Auburn.”