Stories about "Humanities and history"
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.

Multicultural Center hosts Native American Heritage Month events

Wednesday, October 24, 2001 2:51 pm

Bates College will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a series of events, beginning with a talk by photographer Kenji Kawano, author of the book Warriors: Navajo Code Talkers (Northland Publishing Company, 1990), at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, in Chase Hall Lounge. A reception featuring foods from five Native American nations will follow, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.

Lecture examines racial profiling during World War II, after Sept. 11

Tuesday, October 23, 2001 1:34 pm

Glenn Kumekawa, a leading public-planning expert and a veteran of a World War II relocation camp for Japanese Americans, discusses the implications of the relocation camps in the post-Sept. 11 civic environment at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25, in Chase Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is welcome at no charge and refreshments will be provided.

Bates professor says fear causes silence of eminent Muslim scholars on attacks

Thursday, October 11, 2001 4:15 pm

A month after suicide-terror attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C., killed almost 6,000 people, fear still locks the voices of the eminent Middle East clergy of Islam, says Mishael Caspi, an Israeli Islamic and Judaic scholar and visiting professor of religion at Bates.

Holocaust survivors to speak at Bates

Tuesday, August 7, 2001 4:16 pm

Several Holocaust survivors will discuss their experiences at the 11th annual Holocaust Human Rights Center of Maine’s summer seminar, Teaching the Holocaust: Implications for the 21st Century, at Bates College Aug. 5-10.

Bates senior's documentary airs on PBS

Tuesday, June 5, 2001 3:46 pm

Bates College senior Frederick B. Brumder of Milwaukee, Wis., has produced "Prisoner of the Past: The Story of A World War II Jewish American P.O.W.," that will be broadcast Thursday, June 7, as part of "Maine Independents," a Maine Public Broadcasting television series.

Bates historian receives Celebration of Excellence Award

Sunday, April 29, 2001 2:22 pm

Steve Hochstadt, professor of history at Bates College, has been selected as a finalist for the Pizzagalli Construction Company Celebration of Excellence Award.

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