Archives for "Justice and poverty"
Abroad Experience

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 10:09 am

Photographs from study abroad hint at the space between knowledge and experience

'Sacred Circle'

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 11:44 am

Visits aim to build bonds between Bates, Native Americans

Open Forum

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 11:00 am

Readers share comments about Bates Magazine.

Passion, intensity drive Short Term offerings

Friday, May 22, 2009 2:50 pm

As students choose just one intensive course from a portfolio of offerings, Bates' Short Term is amenable to all kinds of academic experimentation. But one of its most desirable qualities is the precious time it affords for sustained concentration.

World Food Prize recipient to discuss global poverty, food crisis

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 9:50 am

"The Global Food Crisis and World Poverty," a talk by Cornell University professor Per Pinstrup-Andersen, takes place at Bates College on March 24, in an event sponsored by the economics department.

Cultural activists from South America to speak at Bates

Thursday, March 19, 2009 4:40 pm

Marfa Inofuentes and Rosana Silva Chagas, cultural activists from Bolivia and Brazil, speak at Bates College on March 23. The event is co-sponsored by the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute and the Arturo Schomburg Afro-Latino Speaker Series, a program of the Bates Office of Multicultural Affairs.

'Bates Contemplates Food' presents alumni in two events

Thursday, March 12, 2009 12:16 pm

Borealis Breads founder Jim Amaral '80 and food activist-author Mark Winne '72 are among Bates College alumni featured in two March events relating to the Nourishing Body and Mind: Bates Contemplates Food initiative.

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.

Help Wanted

Sunday, March 1, 2009 12:10 pm

Anthropology students identify obstacles to Somali employment in the Lewiston-Auburn area — as well as potential solutions.

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?

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