Stories about "Society and culture"
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.

Scholar to discuss homophobia in academia in Bates lecture

Thursday, October 23, 2003 2:44 pm

Toni McNaron, professor emeritus of English and women's studies at the University of Minnesota, discusses her book Poisoned Ivy: Lesbian and Gay Academics Confronting Homophobia(Temple University Press, 1996), at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Argentinean filmmaker to screen Ché Guevara documentary at Bates

Wednesday, October 22, 2003 4:10 pm

Argentinean filmmaker Leandro Katz shows his film "El Día Que Me Quieras" (The Day You'll Love Me), a deconstruction of the infamous photographs taken of the slain revolutionary Ché Guevara, at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, Bates College. A discussion with Katz follows the film and the public is invited to attend free of charge.

Sociologist to discuss race and diversity at Bates

Tuesday, October 21, 2003 8:11 am

Troy Duster, professor of sociology at New York University, will give a talk titled "Colorblindness and the Veil of Privilege: From Redress to Diversity and Back" at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Campus Avenue, Bates College. Sponsored by the Office of Affirmative Action and Institutional Diversity, the talk is open to the public free of charge.

Speaker to discuss post-revolutionary Cuba at Bates

Tuesday, October 7, 2003 10:51 am

Andrés Gomez, a founder of the "Antonio Maceo Brigade," the Miami-based organization of Cubans living in the United States who favor normalized relations with Cuba, presents "David and Goliath: Cuba's Struggle Today," at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the talk free of charge.

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