Stories about "Humanities and history"
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 10:04 am
The Civic Forum Series at Bates offers presentations about the Androscoggin River and about social entrepreneurship during October. Bowdoin College faculty members Michael Kolster and Matthew Klingle explore the Androscoggin River. The following week, a co-founder of the fair-trade coffee importer Equal Exchange is among four of the nation's leading social entrepreneurs who discuss their work.
Monday, October 3, 2011 9:31 am
An October lecture series exploring the role of material culture in the humanities and social sciences present speakers Verne Harris, Nelson Mandela archivist and Darra Goldstein, food scholar.
Friday, November 12, 2010 4:12 pm
Lillian Nayder is a Bates professor whose new biography "The Other Dickens: A Life of Catherine Hogarth" is the first comprehensive portrait of the woman that Charles Dickens married and then repudiated.
Thursday, June 3, 2010 4:50 pm
Lakes Region Weekly writer John Balentine talks with Mary Morton Cowan ’61...
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 3:57 pm
Thanks to English Teaching Assistantships from the federal Fulbright Program, two Bates College seniors and a Bates alumnus will teach English overseas starting next fall. The Fulbright recipients are Avery Masters, a senior from Mill Valley, Calif., who will teach in Spain; Maura McGee, a senior from Manchester, N.H., who will teach in France; and Corey Pattison, a 2009 graduate now living in Gaza who will head for Indonesia.
Friday, March 5, 2010 4:10 pm
Kimberley Patton, professor of the comparative and historical study of religion at the Harvard Divinity School, offers a lecture titled "The Gates of Weeping Are Not Closed: The Powerful Work of Tears in Human Experience" Monday, March 22, in Bates College's Chase Hall Lounge.
Friday, December 18, 2009 9:27 am
Alexis Mutimukunda and Sara Bravmann ’12 talk about their experiences learning from one another.
Friday, October 30, 2009 12:33 pm
Carrie Billy, president and chief executive officer of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium, discusses her work at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Bates College, 70 Campus Ave. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, this event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-8376. A dinner with Billy precedes the event at 5:15 p.m.; seating is limited and by RSVP only. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 1:45 pm
Called one of "the fiercest, most public critics of the intelligent design movement" by the Minneapolis newspaper City Pages, biology professor and blogger PZ Myers visits Bates College to give a talk titled "The Importance of Blasphemy" at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, in Room G65, Pettengill Hall.
Wednesday, September 16, 2009 3:26 pm
Members of three Native American tribes will discuss the hopes that Maine Indians have for their lands at 4:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.