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Performances reflect cultures of China, Russia, Indonesia

Wednesday, March 16, 2005 12:49 pm

A concert of Indonesian music and dance, a play by the Russian master Anton Chekhov and an afternoon of classical Chinese opera will open windows onto the world for audiences at Bates College during the next week and a half.

Wide variety of festival films to be screened during March

Tuesday, March 8, 2005 12:52 am

Bates College screens a wide variety of award-winning films with human and animal rights themes, some with visits by filmmakers, during the month of March.

World Music Weekend features gamelan, steel pans, African drumming

Thursday, March 3, 2005 10:47 am

Offering music from Caribbean, Indonesian and African traditions, this year's World Music Weekend at Bates takes place Friday through Sunday, March 4-6, in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Lecture to explore challenges to liberal arts education

Thursday, January 13, 2005 10:02 am

Author Elizabeth Minnich speaks on the complex challenges of providing a liberal arts education Thursday, Jan. 20, in Chase Lounge, Bates College, Campus Avenue.

2005 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Schedule

Wednesday, December 22, 2004 9:57 am

2005 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Schedule.

Israeli consul to New England to discuss Middle East peace prospect

Tuesday, November 30, 2004 12:15 pm

Hillel Newman, the Israeli consul to New England in Boston, will offer a lecture titled "Prospects for Peace in the Middle East: After Arafat" at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, in Chase Hall Lounge, Bates College, Campus Avenue. Sponsored by the Harward Center for Community Partnerships, the event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 207-786-6195.

Panel to discuss U.S. relations with Middle East and South Asia

Monday, November 1, 2004 12:37 pm

Bates College will hold a panel discussion about U.S. relations with the Middle East and South Asia at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue. Titled "Comments for the New Administration: The Middle East and South Asia Revisited," the event is free and open to the public.

Law professor Derrick Bell gives Brown v. Board of Education talk

Friday, October 22, 2004 1:07 pm

The exhibition "Multicultural Center Retrospective: Eight Years of Diversity Programming" opens Thursday, Oct. 28, with a 6 p.m. reception whose guests include the author and attorney Derrick Bell, featured in a 7 p.m. talk commemorating the historic Brown vs. Board of Education decision. The public is invited to attend free of charge the reception and the lecture, held in Chase Hall Gallery and Chase Hall Lounge respectively, Campus Avenue, Bates College. For more information, call 207-786-8376.

Representatives from Harvard, other schools to discuss graduate divinity studies

Thursday, September 30, 2004 12:04 pm

Representatives from Harvard Divinity School, Bangor Theological Seminary, Andover Newton Theological School and Yale Divinity School visit Bates to present a workshop on graduate studies in religion at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, Campus Avenue.

Bates to show influential documentary 'Affluenza'

Tuesday, September 28, 2004 1:35 pm

The Bates College Program in Environmental Studies will show "Affluenza," the acclaimed 1997 documentary about the impact of rampant materialism in America, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, in Room 104, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

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