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Wednesday, May 6, 2009 10:47 am

New sounds suggested by the Bates radio station jocks.

In Praise of Melancholy author to speak

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.

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

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 9:27 am

John Comaroff, an influential social scientist at the University of Chicago, gives...

On same-sex marriage, look to Iowa

Sunday, April 26, 2009 9:50 am

Writing in the Lewiston Sun Journal, Associate Professor of Psychology Michael Sargent...

College Lecture Series presents in 'Praise of Melancholy' author

Thursday, April 23, 2009 1:24 pm

Eric G. Wilson, whose 2008 book Against Happiness offers a provocative antidote...

Merimanders, Bates chaplain open legislative session April 14

Friday, April 10, 2009 4:52 pm

The Merimanders, Bates all-female a cappella group, will perform in Augusta under...

UMass Amherst sociologist to discuss interracial Asian adoption

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.

Writers from Equatorial Guinea to speak

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.

Cultural activists from South America to speak at Bates

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.

Darwin correspondence discussed in final 'Darwin at 200' event

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.

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