Archives for "Society and culture"

Monday

May 25, 2009 11:10 am

Bates duo tops Bowdoin for NCAA tennis doubles title

They may as well have played on their own home courts, or at Lisbon High School for that matter, 3,000 miles away. But one of the greatest moments in the history of Bates athletics was a win over virtual neighbor and arch rival Bowdoin, decided in Southern California late Sunday night.

Wednesday

May 6, 2009 10:47 am

WRBC recommends…

New sounds suggested by the Bates radio station jocks.

Wednesday

April 29, 2009 3:55 pm

In Praise of Melancholy author to speak

Eric G. Wilson, whose 2008 book Against Happiness offers a provocative antidote to America’s culture of “happiness at all costs,” visits Bates College to give a talk called “The Power of Melancholy” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, in Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

Wednesday

April 29, 2009 9:27 am

'Ethnicity, Inc.' lecture highlights visit by noted social scientists

John Comaroff, an influential social scientist at the University of Chicago, gives a talk titled “Ethnicity, Inc.: The Commercialization of…

Sunday

April 26, 2009 9:50 am

On same-sex marriage, look to Iowa

Writing in the Lewiston Sun Journal, Associate Professor of Psychology Michael Sargent joins the discussion of a proposed same-sex marriage…

Thursday

April 23, 2009 1:24 pm

College Lecture Series presents in 'Praise of Melancholy' author

Eric G. Wilson, whose 2008 book Against Happiness offers a provocative antidote to America’s culture of “happiness at all costs,”…

Friday

April 10, 2009 4:52 pm

Merimanders, Bates chaplain open legislative session April 14

The Merimanders, Bates all-female a cappella group, will perform in Augusta under the Capitol dome, third and fourth floor,  from…

Friday

April 3, 2009 10:05 am

UMass Amherst sociologist to discuss interracial Asian adoption

C.N. Le, director of the Asian and Asian American Studies Program at UMass Amherst, offers a lecture titled “Interracial Asian Adoption: Issues and Identity in 21st-Century American Society” at Bates on April 6.

Thursday

March 26, 2009 10:54 am

Writers from Equatorial Guinea to speak

Four writers from Equatorial Guinea, the only Spanish-speaking nation in Africa, visit Bates College to give a joint presentation titled “Writing Africa in Spanish: Four Equatorial Guinean Writers Speak of Exiled Dreams” at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Thursday

March 19, 2009 4:40 pm

Cultural activists from South America to speak at Bates

Marfa Inofuentes and Rosana Silva Chagas, cultural activists from Bolivia and Brazil, speak at Bates College on March 23. The event is co-sponsored by the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute and the Arturo Schomburg Afro-Latino Speaker Series, a program of the Bates Office of Multicultural Affairs.