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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.

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.

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