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Social scientist examines Haitian revolution at Bates

Tuesday, January 6, 2004 10:36 am

In conjunction with Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Georges E. Fouron, professor of education at the State University of New York at Stonybrook, will give a talk titled "The Influence of the Haitian Revolution on Revolutionary Movements in the 19th and 20th Centuries and Beyond" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, in the Keck Classroom (G52) of Pettengill Hall.

Former U.S. Sen. Max Cleland discusses veterans' issues

Sunday, October 12, 2003 2:30 pm

Max Cleland, a Vietnam veteran and former U.S. senator from Georgia, discusses veterans' issues and the impact the Bush administration has had on American military veterans in a speech at 5:30 p.m. today in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Bates College, Campus Avenue.

Speaker to discuss post-revolutionary Cuba at Bates

Tuesday, October 7, 2003 10:51 am

Andrés Gomez, a founder of the "Antonio Maceo Brigade," the Miami-based organization of Cubans living in the United States who favor normalized relations with Cuba, presents "David and Goliath: Cuba's Struggle Today," at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the talk free of charge.

Anti-racist activist Time Wise to speak

Monday, March 24, 2003 10:43 am

Timothy J. Wise, a prominent social-justice activist and commentator, presents a lecture titled Beyond Tolerance: Race and Power in an Age of Backlash at 4:15 p.m. Friday, March 28, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The event is free and open to the public. The talk will touch on the role of race in the war with Iraq and in the anti-war movement.

New York Times reporter to discuss immigrant experience

Wednesday, March 19, 2003 2:14 pm

New York Times reporter Joseph Berger, author of the acclaimed memoir Displaced Persons: Growing Up American After the Holocaust (Scribner, 2001), will give a talk at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 24, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue.

Renowned political analyst Dinesh D'Souza to speak

Wednesday, March 12, 2003 1:57 pm

Hoover Institute Fellow and best-selling author Dinesh D'Souza, known for his challenges to the politically liberal academic establishment, speaks at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.

Jamaican poet, Times reporter to read work on displaced persons in America

Friday, February 28, 2003 11:41 am

Prize-winning Jamaican poet Lorna Goodison with New York Times reporter Joseph Berger, author of the acclaimed memoir "Displaced Persons: Growing Up American After the Holocaust" (Scribner, 2001), will give a talk at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 24, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Majority of Bates students oppose pre-emptive military action in Iraq

Thursday, February 13, 2003 2:09 pm

International politics came home to Bates Feb. 10 when the Representative Assembly, the college's student governing body, adopted a resolution condemning preemptive military action in Iraq.

Civil liberties expert Christopher Pyle discusses terrorism's impact on privacy

Friday, January 31, 2003 3:43 pm

hristopher Pyle, who researched the U.S. government's domestic spying abuses for Congress in the 1970s, comes to Bates College to discuss terrorism's impact on civil liberties in a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at the Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue.

Bates Democrats plan tribute to the late Sen. Paul Wellstone of Minnesota

Wednesday, January 29, 2003 3:35 pm

Inviting attendees to pen letters to their congressional representatives for or against invading Iraq, the Bates Democrats will host a tribute in words and song to the life and accomplishments of the late U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone of Minnesota.

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