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

Monday, September 9, 2002 4:13 pm

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.

Maine natural history expert looks at past, future of Allagash

Tuesday, February 19, 2002 3:22 pm

Dean B. Bennett, an expert on Maine’s natural history, discusses the history...

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

Monday, February 11, 2002 9:34 am

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.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Read-in

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:51 pm

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.

The Evening Program

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:50 pm

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.

MLK Jr. Day Concurrent Workshops

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:42 pm

MLK Jr. Day Concurrent Workshops.

Debate between Bates and Morehouse Colleges

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:41 pm

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.

The Keynote Presentation

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:37 pm

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.

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Service

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:35 pm

The Rev. Joan Martin William Rankin Professor of Ethics, Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge, Mass. Music by The Bates College Deansmen, Shape Notes Singers and Northfield Also featuring Bates dancers Devon Fitchett '02, Justin Stebbins '02 and Aisha Bell '03, and a troupe of student actors who will provide a dramatic interpretation of the text that Martin has chosen for the evening.

Photographer of Navajo code talkers launches Native American Heritage Month

Thursday, October 25, 2001 1:40 pm

Bates College will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a series of events sponsored by the Multicultural Center, beginning with a talk by photographer Kenji Kawano, author of the book "Warriors: Navajo Code Talkers" (Northland Publishing Company, 1990), Thursday, Nov. 1, in Chase Hall Lounge.

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