Stories about "Society and culture"
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.
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.
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 10:09 am
Photographs from study abroad hint at the space between knowledge and experience
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 3:38 pm
After sharing a meal at the end of a two-week homestay with a Zulu family in rural Ohwebede, my host siblings encouraged me to take out my camera for one last photo shoot.
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 3:28 pm
In Thailand, the death of a loved one is never a sad occasion
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 3:15 pm
This was shot in April 2007 on the island of Fyn.
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 3:08 pm
I took this photo while standing on the Charles Bridge. The Prague Castle, in which Holy Roman Emperors, Czech Kings, and presidents of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic have resided, has witnessed several power transitions.
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 2:45 pm
One of the most recognizable symbols of the city, the Széchenyi Chain Bridge connects Buda with Pest.