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Monday

April 27, 1998
3:29 pm

Historian to discuss civil rights and economic justice

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.

Friday

April 17, 1998
3:11 pm

Black Maria film festival to screen winning entries

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.

Tuesday

March 24, 1998
4:12 pm

'Africa Peace Tour' to mirror Clinton's visit to Africa, make a stop at Bates

As part of its visit to New England, an “Africa Peace Tour” sponsored by The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), will make a stop at Bates April 1 at 4 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend the program free of charge.

Wednesday

March 11, 1998
3:30 pm

Date-rape activist to discuss higher education response to sexual assault

As part of Rape Awareness Week at Bates, date-rape victim and sexual assault activist Katie Koestner will discuss her experience with date-rape March 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Sunday

January 18, 1998
12:21 pm

'On-Line Communities of Classicists' opens technology lecture series

In response to the growing presence of classical culture on the World Wide Web, the classical and medieval studies program at Bates presents a series of lectures and workshops given by leaders in the field to demonstrate how new technology can democratize this specialized area of scholarship.

Wednesday

January 14, 1998
12:28 pm

Mighty Cloud of Fiddlers to play for contradance

The Mighty Cloud of Fiddlers, under the direction of Greg Boardman, performs for a contradance at Bates at 7 p.m. Jan. 24 in Chase Hall. Beth and Tony Parkes will call easy dances early and more challenging dances from 8:45 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $5 and free for children under 12.

Wednesday

January 7, 1998
12:29 pm

Film screening to mark King Day observance

An award-winning film, a discussion with the foremost authority on violence in America and a lecture by a distinguished theologian are among the offerings in a series of workshops and presentations at Bates College Jan. 18-19 to honor the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The public is invited to attend all events free of charge.

Monday

October 27, 1997
11:28 am

Phi Beta Kappa visiting scholar to speak at Bates

Distinguished literary scholar Patricia Meyer Spacks will present the annual Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Lecture at 7 p.m., Nov. 3, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

September 17, 1997
8:44 am

Award-winning journalist to speak at Bates

Mark Dowie, author of the Pulitzer Prize-nominated book “Losing Ground: American Environmentalism at the Close of the Twentieth Century,” will deliver a lecture titled “Faded Green: American Environmentalism at the Dawn of the New Millennium”at 7 p.m. September 29, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited and admission is free.

Wednesday

September 17, 1997
8:32 am

Social historian to speak at Bates

Allan Berube, a social historian of minority movements and author of “The History of Gay Men and Women in World War Two,” will deliver a lecture titled “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Don’t Look: Undressing the Military’s Anti-Gay Policy” as part of the Creative Approach to Public Policy lecture series at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited and admission is free.