Stories about "Society and culture"
Professor Emeritus of Political Science Douglas Hodgkin. Photograph courtesy of the Androscoggin Historical Society.
Coverage of Maine gun control legislation quotes emeritus professor Hodgkin

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 5:21 pm

Douglas Hodgkin offers insight into how voters treat lawmakers who vote against their gun views.

YourBrand LIve founder Fritz Brumder '01 discusses his web application on a "Meet the Startup" interview in Portland, Ore.
Oregonian profiles Your Brandlive app developed by Brumder ’01

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 3:38 pm

It's a kick to Skype with Grandma or a job candidate, but would you want to have an interactive video session with your favorite retailer?

A participant as well as scholar of culture, Rand often injects personal experiences into her work. Here, skating in Falmouth, she bends back her leg for a catch-foot spiral, an "age-defying" move she describes in Red Nails, Black Skates. Photograph by Mike Bradley/Bates College.
Figuring out Erica Rand, the scholar

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 12:00 pm

Red Nails, Black Skates is a crash course in Erica Rand's areas of cultural criticism, through the lens of figure skating.

Anthropology major Devin Tatro '14 talks with Saudi men at a desert farm in the Eastern Province during a Short Term trip last spring to Saudi Arabia led by Dana Professor of Anthropology Loring Danforth. This was a rare moment in Saudi society: women talking with men publicly and allowed not to wear abayas. Photo: Ana Bisaillon ’12.
Saudi Gazette publishes Saudi-focused essay by Andersen ’12, Tatro ’14

Friday, January 25, 2013 1:30 pm

The Saudi Gazette publishes "Bridging the Gap," a student-written account of the 2012 Short Term to Saudi Arabia.

Keelin Godsey '06 makes a point during the panel discussion "Economic Challenges, Social Justice and the Athletic Experience," part of the college's Martin Luther King Jr. Day program on Jan. 21, 2013. Panelists also included moderator Erica Rand, Whitehouse Professor of Art and Visual Culture and Women and Gender Studies; student athlete Jacqui Holmes '13; and head squash coach Pat Cosquer '97. Photograph by Mike Bradley/Bates College.
Outside the lines, athletes face social and economic challenges, say MLK Day panelists

Thursday, January 24, 2013 3:25 pm

Coaches and students agree, athletes from underrepresented backgrounds face tough challenges.

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Bates Athletics’ ‘You Can Play’ video supports LGBT inclusion

Monday, January 21, 2013 12:00 pm

Featuring 19 Bates student-athletes and President Clayton Spencer, the video campaign supports LGBT athletes in all facets of the college's 31 varsity programs.

Members of President Woodrow Wilson's cabinet appear to be maintaining their fitness resolutions in this photo from August 1917. Photo courtesy of Library of Congress, National Photo Company Collection.
Langdon talks New Year’s resolutions with Maine Public Broadcasting

Thursday, January 17, 2013 12:00 pm

When it comes to weight loss, Langdon is more concerned with the “why?” and “how?”

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Public radio interviews Kane about her book ‘The Gender Trap’

Thursday, December 6, 2012 9:35 am

Customs like pink for girls and blue for boys are not necessarily benign choices, says Bates sociologist Emily Kane.

Anthropology major Devin Tatro '14 talks with Saudi men at a desert farm in the Eastern Province during a Short Term trip last spring to Saudi Arabia led by Dana Professor of Anthropology Loring Danforth. This was a rare moment in Saudi society: women talking with men publicly and allowed not to wear abayas. Photo: Ana Bisaillon ’12.
In letter to New York Times, Danforth takes issue with Saudi book, characterizations

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 4:07 pm

Danforth's letter is in response to a review of the book On Saudi Arabia by Karen Elliott House.

Jason Castro, assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience.
Neuroscientist Jason Castro fields brain questions for Minnesota Public Radio

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 11:12 am

Jason Castro, assistant professor of psychology, discusses free will and the brain, among other things.

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