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Oliphant's political cartoons on display

Thursday, August 13, 1998 3:21 pm

Political cartoons featuring the late U.S. Sen. and Secretary of State Edmund S. Muskie drawn by nationally syndicated cartoonist Pat Oliphant will be on display in the Muskie Room of the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College through May 30. The public is invited to view the exhibit free of charge weekdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 207-786-6354.

Russian arms control expert to speak on military reform and law

Monday, December 1, 1997 11:27 am

The president of the Moscow Public Science Foundation will discuss "Management, Military Reform and Law (Local Government)" at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 4, in the Muskie Archives.

Czech nation builder to speak

Friday, October 3, 1997 8:31 am

Ladislav Venys, at the center of numerous nation-building efforts in the Czech Republic, will discuss the evolving role of NATO in Europe at 7:30 p.m. October 20, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.

Belgrade visitors to speak at Bates

Friday, October 3, 1997 8:25 am

Two leading human rights activists from Belgrade will discuss the current political situation in Yugoslavia at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. As part of their week-long visit to Bates, Obrad Savic and Natasha Lazovic will also show a film, Predictions of Fire, at 7 p.m. Oct. 8, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend both events free of charge.

Welfare reform advisers to lecture at Bates

Tuesday, September 23, 1997 10:53 am

Peter Edelman, a Clinton-administration appointee who recently resigned in protest over the new national welfare law, and Kevin Concannon, commissioner of the Maine Department of Human Services and a welfare-reform supporter, will discuss the implications of welfare reform on the national and state level at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6, in Chase Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The presentation, sponsored by the Bates Democrats student organization, is open to the public without charge.

British debaters launch 75th anniversary tour at Bates

Monday, September 15, 1997 4:14 pm

"This house believes that the monarchy should be buried with Diana" will be argued by the British Debate Team and Bates College debaters at 4 p.m., Sept. 20, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Kessler receives book award

Thursday, August 28, 1997 2:58 pm

Mark A. Kessler, professor of political science at Bates College, has received the Best Treatment of Women and Minority Groups in a Political Science Text award from the Women's Caucus of the American Political Science Association. Kessler was honored for The Play of Power (St. Martin's Press, 1996), a textbook he co-authored that concerns the integration of women and minorities into the U.S. government and political system.

Voting rights advocate to speak at Bates

Thursday, August 28, 1997 2:55 pm

Joaquin G. Avila, a litigator and advocate in the field of voting rights law, will deliver a lecture titled "The Voting Rights Act: Affirmative Action in Levelling the Political Playing Field" as part of the Creative Approach to Public Policy lecture seriesat 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited and admission is free.

Political analyst to speak at Bates

Wednesday, February 26, 1997 2:55 pm

Writer and political analyst Holly Sklar will explore economics and social analysis at 8 p.m. March 5, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Writer to discuss political activism at Bates

Tuesday, February 4, 1997 10:13 am

A writer-activist of Puerto Rican and Jewish heritage will discuss political activism during a visit to Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

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