Stories about "News and politics"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, January 28, 1997 3:45 pm
Representatives of the state's new female leadership will hold a panel discussion on the power of women in the Maine legislature as part of a Bates College lecture series, "Women and Public Policy in the Next Century."
Tuesday, October 29, 1996 12:00 am
Leon Billings, an executive assistant to former Secretary of State Edmund S. Muskie '36, will speak on "Shift in the Environmental Agenda" at Bates College at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Friday, October 11, 1996 11:00 am
James Fallows, one of America's most thoughtful social and political observers will speak on "The Media and Its Impact on Civic Discourse and Democratic Practice" on Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.