Stories about "Humanities and history"
It's all about the paper trail for archives director Kat Stefko

Saturday, November 1, 2008 8:44 am

Asked to describe her job as an archivist, Katherine Stefko's stock reply is, "I'm paid to read other people's mail." The joke is revealing. Director of archives and special collections at Bates, Stefko oversees the delicate work of gathering documentary materials that reveal the details — sometimes very personal — of history.

Bates museum welcomes Maine artist Dahlov Ipcar for book signing

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 12:00 pm

Renowned Maine artist Dahlov Ipcar will be signing books to celebrate the Islandport Press' reprinting of The Little Fisherman, which she illustrated.

Philosopher discusses war and its alternatives in annual Zerby lecture

Monday, October 6, 2008 12:00 pm

Philosopher, author and producer Sam Keen gives a presentation titled The Lasting Appeal of War and the Quest for a Moral and Erotic Alternative at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Expert in ethnomathematics, math history to give Sampson Lecture

Friday, August 29, 2008 12:00 pm

Ubiratan D’Ambrósio, an authority on the fields of ethnomathematics, math education and the history of mathematics, offers two talks at Bates College on Sept. 18. D’Ambrosio offers an informal look at 19th-century Brazilian mathematician Joaquim Gomes de Souza at 4:30 p.m. His second talk, Bates' annual Sampson Lecture, is titled "Ethnomathematics in a Global World" and begins at 7:30 p.m.

Hedge and the Bill

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 1:19 pm

As major renovations loom, Bates consideres the two building's aesthetics and history

Believe Muskie

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 10:09 am

Campaign materials help to form From Rumford to Washington: Edmund S. Muskie’s...

Exhibit weaves stories of Maine millworkers

Friday, June 13, 2008 12:00 pm

'Weaving a World: Lewiston's Millworkers, 1920-2008' describes the mills, millworkers and the social world they made ... [and] gives us a front-row seat on history.

Community Fabric

Sunday, June 1, 2008 12:00 pm

'Responsive and willing' is how curator Dumas describes faculty interest in Museum L-A projects, while Scobey notes that faculty engages about half of Bates' 1,700 students in 'significant community-based learning,' from internships to research.

New Maine Folk Art Trail leads to Bates art museum

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 11:40 am

An exhibition of delicate works on paper and handcrafted document boxes from the 18th and 19th centuries Maine opens Saturday, June 7, at the Bates College Museum of Art, located in Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Against Olympics backdrop, museum exhibit explores Chinese cityscape

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 11:15 am

As the 2008 Beijing Olympics put China in the global spotlight this summer, a photographic exhibition at the Bates College Museum of Art will offer alternative perspectives on that intriguing, dynamic nation. "Stairway to Heaven: From Chinese Streets to Monuments and Skyscrapers" showcases work by 17 Chinese artists who examine how economic reform, a new influx of personal wealth and rapid industrialization have changed the urban environment. The exhibit appears from June 7 through Dec. 14.

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