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Populist historian and activist Howard Zinn discusses Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement in the Age of Terrorism
Thursday, September 19, 2002 9:55 am
Populist historian and activist Howard Zinn discusses "The Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement in the Age of Terrorism" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend his talk, sponsored by the Bates Democrats, free of charge. Donations in the form of canned goods or clothing for the Good Shepherd Food Bank will be accepted, and a reception will follow in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue.
Monday, September 9, 2002 9:23 am
Iconoclastic journalist Christopher Hitchens, known for his trenchantly witty critiques of hypocrisy and entrenched political power, presents a lecture titled "Is Islam the Enemy?" at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 in Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge the talk, sponsored by the psychology department as part of a series of events connected to the observance of the one-year anniversary of Sept. 11.
Monday, September 9, 2002 8:09 am
Michael O'Hanlon, a senior fellow in the foreign policy studies program at the Brookings Institution, offers a review of the year's progress in the U.S. war against terrorism at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College, 56 Campus Avenue. The public is welcome to attend the lecture free of charge.
Tuesday, February 12, 2002 3:36 pm
In an event of statewide significance, Nadine Strossen, president of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), will speak at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in the Chapel.
Tuesday, February 5, 2002 3:40 pm
Martha Crenshaw, a nationally recognized expert in the psychology of terrorism, will discuss the issue at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.
Friday, December 7, 2001 1:09 pm
"There are no ethical limits to the weapons that will be used against us," former national security adviser Leon Fuerth said during his presentation titled "Attacks on America" at a president’s breakfast seminar in Muskie Archives Dec. 7.
Friday, November 9, 2001 1:32 pm
Layli Miller, who argued a landmark legal case establishing female genital mutilation (FGM) as a basis for U.S. asylum, discusses violence against women Wednesday, Nov. 28, in Bates College's Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Avenue.
Thursday, November 8, 2001 2:01 pm
Democratic Congressional candidate David Costello presents a lecture titled "Afghanistan After the Taliban: Lessons Learned from International Interventions in Cambodia, Haiti, Bosnia, and Kosovo" Tuesday, Nov. 13, in Hirasawa Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.
Thursday, October 25, 2001 1:56 pm
Three Bates College historians and an anthropologist will lead a discussion of the Sept. 11 attacks and consider the tragedy's aftermath in a forum at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Thursday, October 11, 2001 4:15 pm
A month after suicide-terror attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C., killed almost 6,000 people, fear still locks the voices of the eminent Middle East clergy of Islam, says Mishael Caspi, an Israeli Islamic and Judaic scholar and visiting professor of religion at Bates.