Stories about "Humanities and history"
In Central Europe, Phillips Fellow Baumann ’14 sought missing pieces of a family puzzle

Friday, January 31, 2014 12:45 pm

Rachel Baumann's interest in her grandparents gained new intensity when, supported by a Phillips Fellowship, she spent summer 2013 researching their story of courage, audacity and survival as Jews in Nazi-controlled Europe.

Past is prologue, says new Muskie Archives director Pat Webber

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 10:00 am

The archives supports the academic community by keeping one foot in the past and one in the present.

With ‘Man of War,’ Schroeder ’95 gets into character

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 4:32 pm

Charlie Schroeder '95 offers entertaining insights into the lives of war reenactors.

Gomes collection, reflecting intimacy with the past, offered March 24

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 5:13 pm

A conception of God's beauty as expressed in the physical world is a theme of items to be offered at auction from the collection of the Rev. Professor Peter J. Gomes '65.

Defending their honors theses, young scholars undergo a final metamorphosis

Monday, October 31, 2011 4:42 pm

Behind the closed doors of an honors defense, young scholars undergo a final metamorphosis.

Civic Forums examine Androscoggin River, social entrepreneurship

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.

Material Culture group presents talks by Mandela archivist, food scholar

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.

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.

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