Stories about "Humanities and history"
Bates professor reveals real story of Charles Dickens' wife in new book

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.

Lakes Region Weekly chats with MacMillan author Cowan '61

Thursday, June 3, 2010 4:50 pm

Lakes Region Weekly writer John Balentine talks with Mary Morton Cowan ’61...

Two Bates seniors, an alumnus receive Fulbright awards

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.

In Bates College lecture, Harvard professor of religion to discuss significance of tears

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.

Genocide’s Heirs

Friday, December 18, 2009 9:27 am

Alexis Mutimukunda and Sara Bravmann ’12 talk about their experiences learning from one another.

CEO of American Indian Higher Education Consortium to speak at Bates College

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 ttaylor@bates.edu.

PZ Myers, biologist and critic of creationism, to speak at Bates

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.

Native American leaders to discuss relationship between land, culture

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.

'Sacred Circle'

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 11:44 am

Visits aim to build bonds between Bates, Native Americans

Open Forum

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 11:00 am

Readers share comments about Bates Magazine.

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