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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.

Debater places first at novice parliamentary debate championships

Tuesday, September 28, 2004 10:25 am

Led by first-year student Brendan Jarboe of Acton, Mass., Bates College debaters swept the 2004 American Parliamentary Debate Association's Novice Championships, held Sept. 24 and 25 at Boston University. The tournament is organized specifically for debaters competing for the first time at the collegiate level.

Performance closes exhibition by major Chinese artist

Thursday, September 23, 2004 9:09 am

The Bates College Museum of Art installation "From Middle Kingdom to Biological Millennium," by Chinese artist Wenda Gu, closes with a reception and a performance piece by Gu at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

AESOP provides fabulous adventure for new students

Wednesday, August 25, 2004 9:31 am

Organized and run by students, the Annual Entering Student Outdoor Program -- commonly known by its acronym, AESOP -- puts Bates first-years, guided by older peers, onto hiking trails and into kayaks.

Bates Dance Festival presents 'Different Voices' from around the globe

Thursday, August 12, 2004 12:48 pm

The Bates Dance Festival presents its Different Voices concert at 8 p.m. Aug. 12 and 13 in Schaeffer Theatre, located on College Avenue, Bates College. The concert showcases artists from the United States, Vietnam, Mexico and Cape Verde.

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