Stories about "Humanities and history"
Award-winning fiction writer Michael Hyde reads at Bates

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 3:39 pm

Michael Hyde, winner of the 2005 Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction for his short story collection What Are You Afraid Of? (University of North Texas Press, 2005), reads from his work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall.

2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Workshops

Tuesday, January 8, 2008 1:38 pm

2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Workshops

2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Schedule

Tuesday, January 8, 2008 1:32 pm

2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Schedule

Bates King Day offers 'Old Roots, New Struggles' theme

Tuesday, January 8, 2008 11:52 am

The Rev. Lawrence Edward Carter Sr., Morehouse College professor of religion, is the keynote speaker for the 2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College. Classes at the college are canceled and special programming is scheduled throughout the day with an emphasis on the theme "Modernizing King: Old Roots, New Struggles." Scheduled for 10:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, in the Bates College Chapel, Carter's address is part of a celebration of King's life and work that includes performances, art exhibitions, workshops and orations. All events are open to the public free of charge. For more information, call 207-786-6400 or see a complete list of events scheduled for Martin Luther King Day.

Noted Harvard sociologist to discuss her mother's extraordinary life

Thursday, November 1, 2007 10:59 am

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, a sociologist and professor of education at Harvard University, will give a presentation titled "Balm in Gilead: On Love, Justice and the Word, " at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Sociologist, PBS 'History Detectives' investigator to discuss Africa

Wednesday, October 3, 2007 2:06 pm

The 2007–08 Bates College Lecture Series opens with a discussion of Africa in the modern world by sociologist Tukufu Zuberi at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, in Bates' Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Johnson Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies delivers inaugural lecture

Thursday, April 5, 2007 12:12 pm

In celebration of his four-year appointment as the Christian A. Johnson Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Bates College, historian Michael Jones delivers his inaugural lecture, "Famine, Metahistory, and Interdisciplinarity."

Lecture at college to describe Vietnamese archaeological dig

Wednesday, March 7, 2007 3:30 pm

Le Thi Lien, a leading Vietnamese archaeologist, visits Bates College to discuss her involvement in a major archaeological site in Hanoi Thursday, March 29, in Room 104, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Whitehouse Professor of Sociology Emily Kane challenges privilege

Tuesday, February 6, 2007 1:26 pm

In celebration of her appointment as Whitehouse Professor of Sociology at Bates College, Emily Kane leads a panel discussion on "Disrupting Privilege: Inequality, Community and Social Change" Wednesday, Feb. 7, in Chase Hall Lounge.

Music of France's 'Belle Epoch' featured in concert

Tuesday, October 24, 2006 11:35 am

A quartet including three members of the Colby College music faculty visits Bates College to perform music from France's famously creative "Belle Epoch" at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

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