Archives for "Humanities and history"

Thursday

January 3, 2002 3:35 pm

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Service

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.

Thursday

October 25, 2001 1:40 pm

Photographer of Navajo code talkers launches Native American Heritage Month

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.

Wednesday

October 24, 2001 2:51 pm

Multicultural Center hosts Native American Heritage Month events

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.

Tuesday

October 23, 2001 1:34 pm

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

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.

Thursday

October 11, 2001 4:15 pm

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

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.

Wednesday

September 26, 2001 8:29 am

Annual faculty symposium celebrates humanities

A Roman’s defense in a seduction suit, ethnic identities in Australian soccer and the search for sex at Ellis Island are some of the topics at hand in the third annual Faculty Symposium at Bates College on Saturday, Sept. 29.

Tuesday

August 7, 2001 4:16 pm

Holocaust survivors to speak at Bates

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.

Tuesday

June 5, 2001 3:46 pm

Bates senior's documentary airs on PBS

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.

Sunday

April 29, 2001 2:22 pm

Bates historian receives Celebration of Excellence Award

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

Monday

April 9, 2001 1:17 pm

Roma author to speak in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day

Ronald Lee, executive director of the Toronto-based Roma (commonly known as “Gypsy”) Community & Advocacy Center, will speak about The Romanian Holocaust Friday, April 12, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 75 Russell St.