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Tuesday

December 21, 1999
12:00 am

Children's advocate Marian Wright Edelman to speak

Called “the most influential children’s advocate in the country” by The Washington Post, Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of The Children’s Defense Fund, will deliver the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture in Ethics and Education at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Monday

November 15, 1999
12:00 am

Former slave to address abolitionist gathering

How Long ‘Til Freedom? a 1999 abolitionist gathering to present the sobering reality of contemporary slaves and suggested innovative responses to their plight, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, in the Benjamin Mays Center on the Bates College campus. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Monday

November 15, 1999
12:00 am

U.S. Rep. John Lewis to discuss "Civil Rights and Race in America"

U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) will discuss “Civil Rights and Race in America” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 College Ave. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Archives Millennial Series lecture without charge.

Tuesday

October 26, 1999
12:00 am

Bates holds "Refugees, Displacement and Diaspora" series

In response to the plight of refugees throughout the world, Bates College will present a series of films and talks focused on “Refugees, Displacement and Diaspora” Wednesday, Nov. 3; Thursday, Nov. 4; Monday, Nov. 8; Wednesday, Nov. 10; and Thursday, Nov. 11 at various times and places on the Bates campus. “Refugees, Displacement and Diaspora” is made possible by generous support from the Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation in New York. The public is invited to attend all events of the series free of charge.

Thursday

September 30, 1999
12:00 am

History and future of Franco women to be discussed

Susan Hudson of Wayne, a graduate student in history from Catholic University of America, will discuss “Franco Women: The History and The Future” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, in Chase Hall Lounge, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Millennial Series lecture free of charge.

Wednesday

March 10, 1999
10:31 am

"Dead Man Walking" author to speak

Sister Helen Prejean, author of the acclaimed book “Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States” (Random House, 1993), will discuss “Dead Man Walking: The Journey” as the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture in Ethics and Education at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Monday

May 4, 1998
1:01 pm

Child welfare advocate to speak

Michael Petit, deputy director of Child Welfare of America, discusses Breaking the Link Between Child Maltreatment and Youth Violence Thursday, May 7, at 3 p.m. in Chase Hall’s Hirasawa Lounge. Petit’s talk is sponsored by the psychology and sociology departments, as well as Advocates for Children. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

March 24, 1998
4:12 pm

'Africa Peace Tour' to mirror Clinton's visit to Africa, make a stop at Bates

As part of its visit to New England, an “Africa Peace Tour” sponsored by The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), will make a stop at Bates April 1 at 4 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend the program free of charge.

Monday

October 13, 1997
9:45 am

Developmental psychologist to speak at Bates

Vonnie C. McLoyd, a developmental psychologist and former associate editor of Child Development journal, will discuss the interactive influences of race, ethnicity, family and economic hardship on human development at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The lecture is part of the Creative Approach to Public Policy series at Bates. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.