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Bates historians to discuss meaning of Sept. 11

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.

Bates professor says fear causes silence of eminent Muslim scholars on attacks

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.

News media advisory — Bates professor says eminent imams silence based on fear

Wednesday, October 10, 2001 10:48 am

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 College.

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.

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