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Holocaust photo exhibit to be held at Bates; survivor and author to speak

Monday, March 22, 1999 3:24 pm

Remembering Luboml: Images of a Jewish Community, a photo exhibit of daily life in a Polish shtetl (village), will be displayed at Bates College on the first floor of the George and Helen Ladd Library from April 5 through June 19. In honor of the exhibit's opening, Holocaust survivor Judith Magyar Isaacson, author and former dean of students at Bates, will deliver a talk, "Return to Auschwitz: How to Forgive?" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, in Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall. The public is invited to attend both the exhibit and lecture free of charge.

Judith Magyar Isaacson concludes Spiritual Journeys series

Thursday, March 18, 1999 12:56 pm

Judith Magyar Isaacson, Holocaust survivor and author of "Seed of Sarah: Memoirs of a Survivor," will discuss "Return To Auschwitz: How To Forgive" from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall. The public is invited to attend the Spiritual Journeys lecture at Bates without charge. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.

Bates to stage English-language premiere of Hungarian play

Thursday, February 25, 1999 10:13 am

"The Red Faust," a new two-act Hungarian play based on the life of the fiercely anti-communist Jozsef Cardinal Mindszenty, will premiere in English at at 8 p.m. March 5, March 6, March 12 and March 13 and at 2 p.m. March 7 and March 14 in Schaeffer Theatre. Tickets are $6 for general admission and $3 for senior citizens and non-Bates students. For reservations or additional information, call the Schaeffer Theatre box office at 207-786 6161.

Award-winning author John Edgar Wideman to speak at Bates on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Wednesday, January 6, 1999 3:55 pm

Novelist John Edgar Wideman, two-time winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award, and Sharon Robinson, daughter of baseball great Jackie Robinson, will speak at Bates College on Martin Luther King Jr. Day as part of a two-day series of activities and workshops focused on Two Societies: A Focus on Class through the Lenses of Race and Gender. The public is invited to attend all events free of charge.

Best-selling author to discuss popular culture at Bates

Saturday, January 2, 1999 12:55 pm

Noted cultural critic David Horowitz will discuss the intersection of popular culture and public policy at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Jazz and gospel groups combine to perform celebration of the Civil Rights movement

Tuesday, November 3, 1998 12:49 pm

Contemporary jazz meets traditional gospel when The Christian McBride Jazz Quartet and the Maine Gospel Choir perform "The Movement, Revisited," a musical celebration of the Civil Rights struggles of the 1960s, Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m. in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Womanist to deliver annual Zerby lecture

Sunday, September 20, 1998 1:54 pm

The construction of social ethics, drawing on the resources available in African-American women's literary tradition, will be the topic of the annual Rayborn Lindley Zerby Lecture at Bates Sunday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates names new vice president for development and alumni affairs

Wednesday, May 6, 1998 1:15 pm

Victoria M. Devlin is the new vice president for development and alumni affairs at Bates College, President Donald W. Harward announced.

Historian to discuss civil rights and economic justice

Monday, April 27, 1998 3:29 pm

Howard Zinn, a civil-rights historian, playwright and award-winning author, will discuss Civil Rights and Economic Justice May 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Black Maria film festival to screen winning entries

Friday, April 17, 1998 3:11 pm

Bates will screen winning entries from the 17th annual Black Maria Film and Video Festival May 2 and May 3 in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The Saturday program begins at 8 p.m., and a different program begins at 2 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $5 for each screening, and tickets can be purchased at the door. The festival is sponsored by the Bates College Museum of Art with support from the Bates Filmboard.

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