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Renowned peace activist to speak

Monday, October 1, 2001 8:41 am

Nobel Peace Prize nominee Elise Bjorn-Hansen Boulding will discuss how the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks might affect prospects for world peace in a lecture at Bates College Thursday, Oct. 11, in Chase Hall at Bates.

Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich tells Bates graduates to seek balance

Thursday, June 14, 2001 8:53 am

Don’t let anxiety about income prevent you from seeking a balance in life, former Secretary of Labor Robert B. Reich told Bates College graduates, their families and friends during Commencement exercises Monday, June 4.

Former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich to speak at Bates Commencement

Tuesday, May 15, 2001 4:16 pm

Robert B. Reich, U.S. Secretary of Labor during President Bill Clinton's first term, will receive an honorary doctor of laws degree and speak at the 135th commencement at Bates College Monday, June 4, in an outdoor ceremony on the quad in front of Coram Library.

Environmentalist to discuss 'Mao's War Against Nature'

Thursday, April 12, 2001 3:15 pm

Environmentalist Judith Shapiro will discuss Mao's War Against Nature: The Lessons for Today Monday, April 30, in the Keck Classroom of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.

Hiss takes part in SAT debate on ‘NewsHour’

Thursday, March 1, 2001 3:13 pm

Bates vice president Bill Hiss '66 was among the participants in a "Great SAT Debate" on the March 29 edition of The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.

Comedian Elayne Boosler to perform at Bates

Wednesday, November 1, 2000 1:17 pm

Comedian Elayne Boosler, one of the busiest comedians touring the country today, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, in the Bates College Chapel in an appearance sponsored by the Bates College Democrats. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Cuban scholar to speak on issues of race

Thursday, September 14, 2000 3:08 pm

Gisela Arandia, a Cuban scholar who focuses on race issues in Cuba and among Cubans in Miami, will discuss "Race and Racism in Cuba: A Report from the Field" at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, in the Benjamin Mays Center at Bates College as part of the college's celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Conservative Maine author to speak at Bates

Saturday, March 4, 2000 1:40 pm

Conservative Maine author Andrew Ian Dodge will discuss "Statism Sucks" in a Bates College lecture at 4 p.m. Friday, March 17, in Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall. The public is invited to attend this lecture, one of a series of events planned in 2000 to honor the 50th anniversary of the Bates College Republicans.

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

Monday, November 15, 1999 12:00 am

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.

Bates professors to discuss Balkan crisis

Monday, March 29, 1999 10:05 am

Two Bates College faculty members, Dennis Browne, associate professor of Russian, and Loring Danforth, professor of anthropology, will discuss the crisis in the Balkans in a question and answer session, today at 4 p.m. in Skelton Lounge in Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

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