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Bates Democrats to host Kennedy appearance, candidates' forum

Thursday, February 5, 2004 12:33 pm

Sen. Edward Kennedy, along with the daughter of Sen. John Kerry, will speak at the Bates College Chapel, College Street, at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, in support of Sen. Kerry's bid for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Bates New World Coalition to screen student documentary

Thursday, January 22, 2004 11:27 am

Members of the Bates College New World Coalition, an activist group concerned with social, political and economic justice, will screen a 40-minute video of their experiences in protesting the Free Trade Area of the Americas at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. A discussion of fair trade economics will follow the film.

College Republicans sponsor post-Address analysis

Tuesday, January 20, 2004 11:36 am

The Bates community is invited to the Frye Street Union lounge 8:45 p.m. Tuesday to watch President George W. Bush deliver his State of the Union Address and follow it with an informal discussion led by Professor of History Steve Hochstadt.

Democratic contender Kucinich visits Bates

Thursday, January 15, 2004 11:48 am

Rep. Dennis Kucinich, an Ohio congressman and Democratic White House contender, stopped at Bates College during his Lewiston visit, Jan. 14.

German consul general for New England to speak at Bates

Wednesday, January 7, 2004 11:55 am

Rolf-Dieter F. Schnelle, consul general to New England for the Federal Republic of Germany, speaks on the topic "The New Europe -- Old and New United: A Challenge to the Europeans and the United States" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend the lecture, sponsored by the Bates Department of German, Russian and East Asian Languages and Literatures, free of charge.

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.

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