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Wednesday

December 22, 2004
9:57 am

2005 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Schedule

2005 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Schedule.

Friday

December 3, 2004
3:51 pm

Attorney discusses civil liberties restrictions caused by war on terror

Meeting today with students enrolled in “Wartime Dissent in Modern America” — a course taught by associate professor of history Hilmar Jensen — Boston civil rights attorney Howard Friedman discussed restrictions on civil liberties caused by the war on terror.

Friday

October 22, 2004
1:07 pm

Law professor Derrick Bell gives Brown v. Board of Education talk

The exhibition “Multicultural Center Retrospective: Eight Years of Diversity Programming” opens Thursday, Oct. 28, with a 6 p.m. reception whose guests include the author and attorney Derrick Bell, featured in a 7 p.m. talk commemorating the historic Brown vs. Board of Education decision. The public is invited to attend free of charge the reception and the lecture, held in Chase Hall Gallery and Chase Hall Lounge respectively, Campus Avenue, Bates College. For more information, call 207-786-8376.

Thursday

October 14, 2004
11:56 am

Panel to discuss Vietnam and Iraq wars

To provide historical perspective on what happened more than three decades ago and what is going on now in the Middle East, a Bates College panel consisting of a Vietnam veteran, a Vietnamese student from Hanoi, a Republican Party student activist, and a former member of Congress and Reagan arms control official will debate the differences and similarities between the Vietnam War and the current conflict in Iraq.

Thursday

September 9, 2004
3:55 pm

Directors of SUNY Brockport Vietnam Program discuss post-war Vietnam

Kenneth J. Hermann Jr. and Nguyen Thi My Hoa, director and vice-director of the State University of New York at Brockport’s Vietnam Program, discuss post-war Vietnam, its relations with the United States and the legacy of Agent Orange in a presentation titled “Vietnam: A Nation, Not a War,” at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

Thursday

September 9, 2004
3:20 pm

Convocation 2004: In praise of the 'courage of ordinary people'

“Everybody who acts is uncertain,” author Paul Rogat Loeb told the Bates College community and its Class of 2008 during the Sept. 8 ceremony marking the start of the college’s 150th academic year.

Tuesday

August 24, 2004
3:44 pm

'Soul of a Citizen' author to address Convocation

Paul Rogat Loeb, author of a highly praised book exploring community involvement, opens the 150th academic year at Bates College with the Convocation address “The Impossible Will Take a Little While: Hope in a Time of Fear” at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, on the main quadrangle. The rain site will be the Alumni Gymnasium.

Thursday

July 22, 2004
9:47 am

Darcy York '05 makes a present of Bates' past

As a history major, Darcy York ’05 will spend her senior year researching how the Romans viewed women who led peoples conquered by the empire, women such as Cleopatra.

Friday

May 14, 2004
10:20 am

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist to discuss Brown vs. Board of Education decision

Syndicated Miami Herald columnist Leonard Pitts Jr., winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for commentary, will give a lecture titled The Light That Failed about the 50-year-old U.S. Supreme Court decision Brown vs. the Board of Education at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend this special session of the Great Falls Forum, free of charge.