Stories about "Justice and poverty"
Fall T.G.I.F. lecture series begins

Monday, September 9, 2002 4:13 pm

John McClendon, an associate professor in the Bates College programs in African American and American cultural studies, opens the college's T.G.I.F lecture series at 4:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, in the Edmund S. Muskies Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to lectures in the series free of charge. Refreshments will be available.

'Kaffir Boy' author lectures at Bates

Tuesday, March 26, 2002 3:44 pm

Mark Mathabane, whose best-selling book "Kaffir Boy" detailed his growing up black in apartheid-era South Africa, speaks at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28, in the Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. The event, sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the College, is free and open to the public.

Boston filmmakers present Maine premiere of award-winning Lift

Thursday, November 15, 2001 9:43 am

Boston filmmakers DeMane Davis and Khari Streeter will screen the Maine premiere of "Lift," their dramatic film about shoplifting Monday, Nov. 26, in the Keck Room, Pettengill Hall, at Bates College.

Tahirih Justice Center director speaks

Friday, November 9, 2001 1:32 pm

Layli Miller, who argued a landmark legal case establishing female genital mutilation (FGM) as a basis for U.S. asylum, discusses violence against women Wednesday, Nov. 28, in Bates College's Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Avenue.

Lecture makes case for classroom diversity

Monday, October 29, 2001 9:46 am

Professor Patricia Gurin, an expert defense witness in lawsuits challenging the University of Michigan's race-based admission policies, discusses her research supporting classroom diversity at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Lecture examines racial profiling during World War II, after Sept. 11

Tuesday, October 23, 2001 1:34 pm

Glenn Kumekawa, a leading public-planning expert and a veteran of a World War II relocation camp for Japanese Americans, discusses the implications of the relocation camps in the post-Sept. 11 civic environment at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25, in Chase Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is welcome at no charge and refreshments will be provided.

Marge Piercy to read for Annual Writers Harvest

Monday, October 22, 2001 3:35 pm

Prizewinning poet and fiction writer Marge Piercy, whose critically acclaimed narratives link people, passion and politics, will read from her work during the Annual Writers Harvest Thursday, Oct. 25, in the Benjamin Mays Center at Bates College.

Gender issues expert continues "Difference" lecture series

Tuesday, September 25, 2001 8:39 am

Noted sociologist and writer Allan Johnson will discuss issues of social inequality and privilege in his lecture, "Privilege, Power, and Difference," Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the Bates College Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Bates College awarded grant to fund 10 community service fellowships for students

Thursday, June 14, 2001 9:17 am

Bates College, and its community partner LA Excels, have received a grant of up to $80,000 to support 10 community research fellowships for the summer of 2001 and 2002 for Bates College students.

Junior Jason Surdukowski awarded Harry Truman scholarship

Sunday, April 29, 2001 2:51 pm

Bates College junior Jason Surdukowski of Concord, N.H., a double major in studio art and political science, has been named a 2001 Harry S. Truman Scholar, one of 70 students nationwide to receive a $30,000 scholarship awarded on the basis of leadership potential, intellectual ability and the likelihood of "making a difference."

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