Stories about "Humanities and history"
Turning Points: Simple Questions

Sunday, March 1, 2009 1:19 pm

The latest campus comings and goings

Ask Me Another: Politics professor James Richter keeps an eye on Russian society

Sunday, March 1, 2009 12:39 pm

For about a decade after the 1991 fall of the Soviet Union, hundreds of millions of Western dollars poured into Russia to promote civil society. The money, however, didn’t do the trick, and some of the reasons why are explained in a recent article by Professor of Politics James Richter titled "Integration from Below: The Disappointing Effort to Promote Civil Society in Russia," published in Russia and Globalization: Identity, Security, and Society in an Era of Change (2008), edited by Douglas Blum.

Trying on for size

Sunday, March 1, 2009 11:23 am

Two Bates professors muse about 'Mao Jacket': Grafflin - It's easier to perceive ambiguity in art that comes out of one's own cultural background; Hirai - On what side of fame does Bates stand?

Dennis Grafflin tries on 'Mao Jacket'

Sunday, March 1, 2009 10:53 am

It's easier to perceive ambiguity in art that comes out of one's own cultural background.

Vecsey reads Holocaust memoir sequel by Isaacson '65

Sunday, March 1, 2009 10:23 am

Last winter, Judith Isaacson '65, LL.D. '94 got to hear her own words during a reading at the Lewiston Public Library by Katalin Vecsey, who read selections from Isaacson's Seed of Sarah, a memoir published in 1990 that recounted her Holocaust experiences at the Auschwitz-Birkenau and Hessisch Lichtenau concentration camps.

Creator of PostSecret Web site to speak in Bates College event

Friday, February 27, 2009 2:17 pm

Frank Warren, creator of an award-winning Web site that has allowed hundreds of thousands of people to anonymously share their secrets through handmade postcards, gives Bates College\'s annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Lecture

Katalin Vecsey reads from acclaimed memoirs of Judith Isaacson '65

Friday, February 6, 2009 3:37 pm

Katalin Vecsey, a member of the Bates College theater faculty, reads from the writings of Holocaust survivor Judith Magyar Isaacson '65 in a free public event.

Bates debaters rank 16th in world tourney

Wednesday, January 7, 2009 11:44 am

The Brooks Quimby Debate Council recently sent six debaters to the prestigious Cambridge University Cleary Gottlieb Intervarsity Tournament, hosted by Cambridge Union Society.

Slideshow: Mao Jacket sculpture arrives in style on Alumni Walk

Friday, December 5, 2008 12:00 pm

Following its autumn-long appearance on Park Avenue in Manhattan, a 10-foot eponymous Mao jacket was installed on Bates' own busy thoroughfare, Alumni Walk, on Dec. 5.

Trying new things…

Sunday, November 16, 2008 1:16 pm

I never thought when I came to Bates that I would act in a play, but that’s one of the great things about this college. If you put yourself out there, there are a ton of opportunities to try new things and get involved in programs, clubs, and activities you never imagined you would be interested in.

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