Stories about "Humanities and history"
Date-rape activist to discuss higher education response to sexual assault

Wednesday, March 11, 1998 3:30 pm

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.

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

Sunday, January 18, 1998 12:21 pm

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.

Mighty Cloud of Fiddlers to play for contradance

Wednesday, January 14, 1998 12:28 pm

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.

Film screening to mark King Day observance

Wednesday, January 7, 1998 12:29 pm

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.

Phi Beta Kappa visiting scholar to speak at Bates

Monday, October 27, 1997 11:28 am

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.

Award-winning journalist to speak at Bates

Wednesday, September 17, 1997 8:44 am

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.

Social historian to speak at Bates

Wednesday, September 17, 1997 8:32 am

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.

Bates to stage premiere of holocaust diary

Tuesday, September 2, 1997 12:02 pm

A one-woman play based on the writings of Etty Hillesum, a young woman who lived in Holland during the Nazi occupation, will premiere at Bates College in Gannett Theater at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11; Friday, Sept. 12; Saturday, Sept. 13; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept.14.

Cornel West to discuss race at Bates

Friday, August 29, 1997 3:30 pm

Cornel West, one of the nation's most eminent scholars, will address the topic of race in our society at the inaugural Bates Fall Forum at 4 p.m. Sept. 12, in the Alumni Gymnasium. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Kessler receives book award

Thursday, August 28, 1997 2:58 pm

Mark A. Kessler, professor of political science at Bates College, has received the Best Treatment of Women and Minority Groups in a Political Science Text award from the Women's Caucus of the American Political Science Association. Kessler was honored for The Play of Power (St. Martin's Press, 1996), a textbook he co-authored that concerns the integration of women and minorities into the U.S. government and political system.

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