Stories about "Humanities and history"
Cheer the Chairs: Brian Ruppert appointed to Hirasawa Professorship

Thursday, May 17, 2018 6:54 pm

Joining the Bates faculty in 2017–18, Professor of Asian Studies Brian Ruppert is the new Kazushige Hirasawa Professor of Japanese Studies.

As 15 students of Shakespeare prepare for London, it’s much ado about leaving

Friday, May 4, 2018 11:26 am

As they gather for London, English professor Sanford Freedman has some things weighing on his mind. Like the weight of his students' luggage.

Human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson to deliver 2018 Commencement address, joined by honorands Lynsey Addario, Jill Lepore, and Bob Ludwig

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:00 am

Stevenson's work has freed wrongfully convicted death-row prisoners, reduced excessive sentences given to others, and brought greater equality to the U.S. criminal justice system.

Look What We Found: A photograph of Franklin Roosevelt’s ‘Black Cabinet’

Friday, March 23, 2018 10:00 am

A framed photograph hangs in the office of Associate Professor of African American Studies Sue Houchins, a reminder of family and the power of education.

Q&A: Tim Dugan on Angels in America, 25 years after Broadway debut

Thursday, March 8, 2018 1:14 pm

Theater professor Tim Dugan felt that a Bates College production of Angels in America "would be embraced and celebrated." He was right.

Look What We Found: A note from Seamus Heaney to Georgia Nigro

Thursday, March 1, 2018 10:36 am

Heaney sent Nigro a poem with handwritten revisions.

Q&A: Three alumni poets honor the ‘perfect teacher of undergraduates,’ poet Rob Farnsworth

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 1:49 pm

As 'retirement urges sweet return,' Bates salutes poet Rob Farnsworth, who leaves the classroom after 26 years.

Students look to show diversity of the francophone world with film festival

Friday, October 27, 2017 9:50 am

French speakers come from around the world. So do the student-selected films at the Tournées Film Festival.

Video: Gideon Ikpekaogu ’17 explores his multiple identities

Friday, April 14, 2017 11:18 am

In our latest "Voices from the Class of 2017," Ikpekaogu discusses his identities as Nigerian, African, and Dutch.

What I mean when I say: ‘Disposition,’ with Lauren Ashwell

Friday, March 18, 2016 9:55 am

Philosopher Lauren Ashwell puts a metaphysical spin on an everyday term.

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