Stories about "Humanities and history"
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.

French professor recognized for integrating service, teaching

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 1:32 pm

Alexandre Dauge-Roth, an assistant professor of French at Bates College, is one of three Maine college professors to receive a 2009 Maine Campus Compact award for infusing public service and civic engagement into their teaching. Dauge-Roth will receive a Donald Harward Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence in the Maine Campus Compact's eighth annual faculty and student awards ceremony April 16 at the Maine State Museum.

Joseph Hall's Wabanaki history course conveys hidden stories

Thursday, March 26, 2009 1:55 pm

Information and knowledge are two different things. Teachers like Joseph Hall Jr. proffer the first, but their real work is leading students to the second. Hall does that so well that Bates students chose him for the prestigious 2009 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Pulitzer-winning novelist Diaz to speak in Multicultural Center event

Thursday, March 19, 2009 9:42 am

Junot Díaz, whose novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, speaks at Bates College on Friday, March 20. Wao, Díaz's first novel, also won the National Book Critics Circle Award for best novel of 2007 and appeared on more than 35 best-of-the-year book lists.

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