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Thursday

October 23, 2003
2:44 pm

Scholar to discuss homophobia in academia in Bates lecture

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.

Wednesday

October 22, 2003
4:10 pm

Argentinean filmmaker to screen Ché Guevara documentary at Bates

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.

Tuesday

October 21, 2003
8:11 am

Sociologist to discuss race and diversity at Bates

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.

Tuesday

October 7, 2003
10:51 am

Speaker to discuss post-revolutionary Cuba at Bates

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.

Thursday

March 27, 2003
10:00 am

Events afford insight into French culture

The cultural affinity between France and the United States remains robust despite political tempests, as will be demonstrated with an upcoming play, a theatrical workshop and an author’s discussion of his book about life in a French village.

Monday

March 24, 2003
10:43 am

Anti-racist activist Time Wise to speak

Timothy J. Wise, a prominent social-justice activist and commentator, presents a lecture titled Beyond Tolerance: Race and Power in an Age of Backlash at 4:15 p.m. Friday, March 28, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The event is free and open to the public. The talk will touch on the role of race in the war with Iraq and in the anti-war movement.

Wednesday

March 19, 2003
2:14 pm

New York Times reporter to discuss immigrant experience

New York Times reporter Joseph Berger, author of the acclaimed memoir Displaced Persons: Growing Up American After the Holocaust (Scribner, 2001), will give a talk at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 24, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue.

Friday

February 28, 2003
11:41 am

Jamaican poet, Times reporter to read work on displaced persons in America

Prize-winning Jamaican poet Lorna Goodison with New York Times reporter Joseph Berger, author of the acclaimed memoir “Displaced Persons: Growing Up American After the Holocaust” (Scribner, 2001), will give a talk at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 24, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Thursday

February 20, 2003
12:00 pm

Bates hosts major conference on Lewiston-Auburn diversity

Well-known Maine politicians, officials from the public and private sectors, and local Somali residents will join educators and students at Bates College in March for the conference “Toward Harmony: A New Diversity in Lewiston-Auburn.”

Wednesday

January 22, 2003
2:45 pm

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

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.”