Stories about "Society and culture"
Award-winning Latino poet and gay activist to speak

Tuesday, October 6, 2009 10:27 am

Emanuel Xavier, an award-winning Latino poet, spoken word artist, author and activist, speaks at Bates College in observance of National Coming Out Day at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Stonyfield Farm chairman to speak at Bates screening of 'Food, Inc.'

Tuesday, September 29, 2009 1:30 pm

A Bates College screening of the food-industry exposé "Food, Inc." will be followed by a question-and-answer session with the director of Bates Dining Services and with Gary Hirshberg, head of organic yogurt producer Stonyfield Farm.

Global Lens series continues with Brazilian film Mutum

Thursday, September 17, 2009 12:23 pm

The Global Lens series of films from around the world continues at Bates College with Mutum, by Brazilian director Sandra Kogut, in 8 p.m. showings on Friday, Sept. 25, and Sunday, Sept. 27, in the Olin Arts Center, Room 105, 75 Russell St. Hosted by the Bates College Museum of Art, the series continues on Fridays and Sundays throughout the fall. Admission is $5. Mutum is in Portuguese with English subtitles (86 mins.).

Native American leaders to discuss relationship between land, culture

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 3:26 pm

Members of three Native American tribes will discuss the hopes that Maine Indians have for their lands at 4:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Global Lens film series presents I Am From Titov Veles

Monday, September 14, 2009 11:54 am

The 2009 Global Lens film series features the Macedonian film "I Am From Titov Veles" in showings at 8 p.m. Friday and Sunday, Sept. 18 and 20, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Hosted by the Bates College Museum of Art, the series continues on Fridays and Sundays at the same time and location throughout the fall. Admission is $5.

Common practices and principles for the "liberated consumer"

Friday, September 11, 2009 2:05 pm

Making better choices by going deep, taking the time, making the connection, staying focused.

Authority on Afro-Mexican citizens to speak

Friday, September 11, 2009 10:57 am

A professor of Spanish, a poet and an authority on Mexican citizens of African descent, Marco Polo Hernández Cuevas offers a talk titled "Afro-Mexico 1519-" at Bates College at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.

Famed author, first Native American Pulitzer winner, to give Otis Lecture

Monday, August 31, 2009 8:33 am

N. Scott Momaday, whose novel "House Made of Dawn" in 1969 earned him the first Pulitzer Prize awarded to a Native American, offers the annual Otis Lecture at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

David Scobey tells Inside Higher Ed readers that colleges should launch community news organizations

Friday, August 28, 2009 12:58 pm

An Inside Higher Ed essay by Bates cultural historian David Scobey suggests...

New Hampshire Public Radio interviews Chris Danforth '01, co-creater of a way to measure worldwide happiness in real time

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 8:58 am

New Hampshire Public Radio interviews Chris Danforth '01, an applied mathematician at the University of Vermont, and colleague Peter Dodds, who have created a way to measure worldwide happiness in real time, as expressed in blogs and Twitter.

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