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Cultural historian to discuss "Monicagate"

Friday, March 12, 1999 11:10 am

Glenn C. Altschuler, the Thomas and Dorothy Litwin Professor of American Studies and dean of the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions at Cornell University, will discuss "The Morals of Monicagate" at7:30 p.m. March 22, in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

"Dead Man Walking" author to speak

Wednesday, March 10, 1999 10:31 am

Sister Helen Prejean, author of the acclaimed book "Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States" (Random House, 1993), will discuss "Dead Man Walking: The Journey" as the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture in Ethics and Education at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Native American attorney to discuss indigenous women at Bates

Wednesday, March 3, 1999 11:56 am

Tonya Gonnella Frichner, a founder and president of the New-York based American Indian Law Alliance, will discuss Woman as Leader: An Indigenous Perspective at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 11 at 4 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Award-winning journalist Robin Wright to speak at Bates

Friday, February 26, 1999 11:40 am

Robin Wright, winner of the 1989 National Magazine Award for her reportage from Iran in The New Yorker, will discuss Iraq: How Did We Get There and Where Are We Going? at 7:30 p.m. March 10 in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Former U.N. assistant secretary general to speak at Bates

Thursday, February 11, 1999 10:02 am

Giandomenico Picco, the former U.N. assistant secretary general who gained the release of journalist Terry Anderson and 10 other Western hostages held at Shiite strongholds in Lebanon, will discuss Iraq in the 21st Century at at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Jonathan Schell to discuss presidential impeachment

Wednesday, January 20, 1999 10:49 am

Noted writer Jonathan Schell, author of a series of commentaries on the impeachment of President Clinton for The Nation magazine, will discuss "Why Impeachment? Why Not?" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Middle East Film Festival to be held at Bates

Friday, January 15, 1999 10:27 am

The Middle East Film Festival, sponsored by the Bates Multicultural Center, will be held Jan. 24-31 in the Olin Arts Center. The public is invited to attend all events free of charge.

Bates to hold symposium on education, religion and contemporary issues

Tuesday, January 5, 1999 12:24 pm

In the wake of a series of hateful acts directed toward a number of synagogues and churches in Maine, issues of preparing a new generation for an age of religious pluralism will be explored in a three-day symposium at Bates College Friday, Jan. 22, Jan. 23 and Sunday, Jan. 24, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Best-selling author to discuss popular culture at Bates

Saturday, January 2, 1999 12:55 pm

Noted cultural critic David Horowitz will discuss the intersection of popular culture and public policy at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

William Blum to speak on U.S. foreign policy

Wednesday, September 23, 1998 2:01 pm

William Blum, author of "The CIA: A Forgotten History" and "Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II," will discuss "U.S. Foreign Policy: A Study in Hypocrisy" Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Series lecture free of charge.

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