Archives for "Humanities and history"

Tuesday

October 15, 2002 3:24 pm

Congressman Baldacci to honor Sen. Edmund Muskie

In an appearance sponsored by the Bates Democrats, U.S. Rep. John Baldacci pays tribute to the late Edmund S. Muskie, who served as Maine governor, U.S. senator and secretary of state, at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. Baldacci’s talk is open to the public at no charge.

Thursday

September 19, 2002 2:28 pm

Bates panel offers Perspectives on the Middle East Conflict

Three panelists will present a discussion titled “Perspectives on the Middle East Conflict,” followed by a question-and-answer period, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell Street. The public is invited to attend this event, sponsored by Bates Hillel and cosponsored by the Bates Democrats, free of charge.

Monday

September 9, 2002 4:13 pm

Fall T.G.I.F. lecture series begins

John McClendon, an associate professor in the Bates College programs in African American and American cultural studies, opens the college’s T.G.I.F lecture series at 4:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, in the Edmund S. Muskies Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to lectures in the series free of charge. Refreshments will be available.

Tuesday

February 19, 2002 3:22 pm

Maine natural history expert looks at past, future of Allagash

Dean B. Bennett, an expert on Maine’s natural history, discusses the history of the legendary Allagash Wilderness Waterway and current…

Monday

February 11, 2002 9:34 am

Learning-associate programs invite students to the 'real world' to Bates

Novelist Carolyn Chute and the owners of an organic Maine farm are among the specialists working with students in two innovative programs that are engaging the campus with the world outside.

Thursday

January 3, 2002 3:51 pm

The Martin Luther King Jr. Read-in

The Bates College education department and Center for Service-Learning sponsor an annual Martin Luther King Day Read-In at Martel School. Student, staff and faculty volunteers are encouraged to participate. Readers will share a book with a diversity theme with a 4th-, 5th- or 6th-grade student. The book will then be given to the child to keep.

Thursday

January 3, 2002 3:50 pm

The Evening Program

Student dancers, under the direction of hip-hop choreographer W. Barry Dean, will perform an original piece commissioned for the MLK Jr. observation. A resident of Lewiston, Dean comes from Chicago and attended the University of Southern Maine. He teaches hip-hop at Bates and with Elizabeth Hansen’s Dance Studio in Lewiston.

Thursday

January 3, 2002 3:42 pm

MLK Jr. Day Concurrent Workshops

MLK Jr. Day Concurrent Workshops.

Thursday

January 3, 2002 3:41 pm

Debate between Bates and Morehouse Colleges

The visiting team comes from Morehouse College, the Atlanta institution known for its tradition of illustrious graduates, including The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Benjamin Mays, Bates class of 1920, was president of Morehouse for 27 years and a mentor to King. The Bates debate team, of which Mays was an accomplished member, comes with a longstanding and esteemed tradition of debate. The forum includes an opportunity for audience members to speak.

Thursday

January 3, 2002 3:37 pm

The Keynote Presentation

Welcome by President Donald Harward
Music by The Bates College Jazz Ensemble
Overview by Jill R. Reich, vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty
Musical Selection: “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” Naturally Seven
Speaker Introduction by John McClendon, associate professor of
African American studies and American cultural studies.