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Bates College names additional Phillips Student Fellow

Monday, April 19, 2004 3:19 pm

Cynthia Freeman, a sophomore from Cameron, Ariz., has been named the seventh recipient of a 2004 Phillips Fellowship at Bates College.

Filmmaker screens documentary about Chinese Cultural Revolution

Wednesday, March 17, 2004 10:33 am

Chinese-born scholar and director Carma Hinton screens her new two-hour film about the Chinese Cultural Revolution, "Morning Sun," at 6 p.m. Monday, March 22, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell Street. Sponsored by the Asian studies program and the Freeman Foundation, the film and subsequent discussion led by the filmmaker are open to the public at no charge. For more information, call 207-786-8296.

Bates Republicans host acclaimed gay marriage author Andrew Sullivan

Friday, February 27, 2004 11:14 am

Renowned journalist and political activist Andrew Sullivan will speak at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 4, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. His topic: "The Politics of Homosexuality."

'Vagina Monologues' returns to Bates College

Thursday, February 5, 2004 10:02 am

Carolyn Myles, a Bates College senior, directs the college's fourth annual production of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited and donations will be gratefully accepted, with proceeds going to V-Day, an international organization working to stop violence against women and girls.

Cultural historian to discuss rock 'n' roll

Wednesday, January 28, 2004 4:12 pm

Glenn C. Altschuler, the Thomas and Dorothy Litwin Professor of American Studies and dean of the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions at Cornell University, will discuss "The Day the Music Died: The Conspiracy Against Rock 'n Roll in the Late 1950s" at 4:15 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 12, Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend the talk, sponsored by the Department of History and the American studies program, free of charge.

Jean Kilbourne, ad critic and 'Lecturer of the Year,' to speak

Monday, January 26, 2004 11:08 am

Internationally recognized for her pioneering work on how advertising represents alcohol, tobacco and the image of women, author Jean Kilbourne offers a slide presentation titled "The Naked Truth: Advertising's Image of Women" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Bates College Museum of Art photography exhibition depicts China in transition

Wednesday, December 17, 2003 12:10 pm

Focusing on the impacts of urbanization and industrialization in China, a nationally significant exhibition of documentary images by Chinese photographers opens at the Bates College Museum of Art with a lecture and reception at 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, 2004.

Cultural ecologist, philosopher to deliver Andrews lecture

Thursday, October 30, 2003 12:35 pm

Known as a visionary cultural ecologist and philosopher, David Abram will give a talk titled "Wilderness and Shadowed Wonder: Some Words Against the Forgetting of the Earth" at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture in Ethics and Education free of charge.

Pope.L’s Black Factory ramps up production

Thursday, October 30, 2003 10:47 am

Working up to an April 2004 premiere at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, acclaimed visual and performance artist William Pope.L is collecting raw material for his "Black Factory" project from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, in Chase Hall Gallery at Bates College, where he teaches.

Harvard neurobiologist to discuss diversity in Bates lecture

Sunday, October 26, 2003 2:27 pm

Dr. S. Allen Counter, director of the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations and professor of neurobiology at Harvard University, will present a talk titled "Achieving Diversity and Intercultural/Racial Understanding in an Academic Setting" at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the lecture free of charge.

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