Archives for "Society and culture"
Wednesday, May 6, 2009 10:47 am
New sounds suggested by the Bates radio station jocks.
Wednesday, April 29, 2009 3:55 pm
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
John Comaroff, an influential social scientist at the University of Chicago, gives...
Sunday, April 26, 2009 9:50 am
Writing in the Lewiston Sun Journal, Associate Professor of Psychology Michael Sargent...
Thursday, April 23, 2009 1:24 pm
Eric G. Wilson, whose 2008 book Against Happiness offers a provocative antidote...
Friday, April 10, 2009 4:52 pm
The Merimanders, Bates all-female a cappella group, will perform in Augusta under...
Friday, April 3, 2009 10:05 am
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
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
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.
Tuesday, March 10, 2009 8:18 am
Science historian Sheila Ann Dean, who has studied the correspondence of Charles Darwin extensively, presents the lecture "Charles Darwin: After the Origin and Before the Descent" at Bates.