Stories about "Humanities and history"
Bates program links student volunteers, community needs

Tuesday, September 14, 2004 2:44 pm

For the third year, Bates College students are leading a program to match fellow students with volunteer opportunities in Lewiston, Auburn and nearby communities.

Directors of SUNY Brockport Vietnam Program discuss post-war Vietnam

Thursday, September 9, 2004 3:55 pm

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.

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

Thursday, September 9, 2004 3:20 pm

"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.

'Soul of a Citizen' author to address Convocation

Tuesday, August 24, 2004 3:44 pm

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.

Darcy York '05 makes a present of Bates' past

Thursday, July 22, 2004 9:47 am

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.

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

Friday, May 14, 2004 10:20 am

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.

Bates announces speakers, honorary degree recipients for May 31 commencement

Saturday, April 10, 2004 12:41 pm

Four honorary degree recipients will speak at the 138th commencement at Bates College May 31, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen announced today.

Filmmaker screens documentary about Chinese Cultural Revolution

Wednesday, March 17, 2004 10:33 am

Chinese-born scholar and director Carma Hinton screens her new two-hour film about the Chinese Cultural Revolution, "Morning Sun," at 6 p.m. Monday, March 22, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell Street. Sponsored by the Asian studies program and the Freeman Foundation, the film and subsequent discussion led by the filmmaker are open to the public at no charge. For more information, call 207-786-8296.

Scholar and director Carma Hinton screens film about the Chinese Cultural Revolution

Monday, March 15, 2004 8:25 am

Chinese-born scholar and director Carma Hinton screens her new two-hour film about the Chinese Cultural Revolution, Morning Sun, at 6 p.m. Monday, March 22, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell Street. Sponsored by the Asian studies program and the Freeman Foundation, the film and subsequent discussion led by the filmmaker are open to the public at no charge. For more information, call 207-786-8296.

Cultural historian discusses rock 'n' roll

Thursday, February 12, 2004 12:23 pm

Glenn C. Altschuler, the Thomas and Dorothy Litwin Professor of American Studies and dean of the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions at Cornell University, discusses "The Day the Music Died: The Conspiracy Against Rock 'n' Roll in the Late 1950s" at 4:15 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 12, Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend the talk, sponsored by the Department of History and the American cultural studies program, free of charge.

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