Archives for "Society and culture"

Friday

November 9, 2001 1:32 pm

Tahirih Justice Center director speaks

Layli Miller, who argued a landmark legal case establishing female genital mutilation (FGM) as a basis for U.S. asylum, discusses violence against women Wednesday, Nov. 28, in Bates College’s Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Avenue.

Thursday

November 1, 2001 3:26 pm

Navajo chief justice to discuss tribal courts during Native American Heritage Month

As part of Native American Heritage Month at Bates College, the Honorable Robert Yazzie, chief justice of the Navajo Nation, will discuss traditional Navajo legal principles and how the tribal courts operate within the overall context of the U.S. judicial system Wednesday, Nov. 7, in the Benjamin Mays Center.

Friday

October 26, 2001 1:05 pm

'Brave New World' takes the stage

Boasting an original score and a design scheme out of Buck Rogers, an adaptation of Aldous Huxley’s social satire “Brave New World” opens the Bates College theater season in Schaeffer Theatre Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 8-11.

Thursday

October 25, 2001 1:40 pm

Photographer of Navajo code talkers launches Native American Heritage Month

Bates College will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a series of events sponsored by the Multicultural Center, beginning with a talk by photographer Kenji Kawano, author of the book “Warriors: Navajo Code Talkers” (Northland Publishing Company, 1990), Thursday, Nov. 1, in Chase Hall Lounge.

Wednesday

October 24, 2001 2:51 pm

Multicultural Center hosts Native American Heritage Month events

Bates College will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a series of events, beginning with a talk by photographer Kenji Kawano, author of the book Warriors: Navajo Code Talkers (Northland Publishing Company, 1990), at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, in Chase Hall Lounge. A reception featuring foods from five Native American nations will follow, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

October 23, 2001 2:41 pm

Bates offers Primate Film Festival

A National Geographic film about Jane Goodall’s work with chimpanzees is one of three titles featured in the Primate Film Festival at Bates College at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall.

Tuesday

October 23, 2001 1:34 pm

Lecture examines racial profiling during World War II, after Sept. 11

Glenn Kumekawa, a leading public-planning expert and a veteran of a World War II relocation camp for Japanese Americans, discusses the implications of the relocation camps in the post-Sept. 11 civic environment at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25, in Chase Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is welcome at no charge and refreshments will be provided.

Monday

October 22, 2001 3:35 pm

Marge Piercy to read for Annual Writers Harvest

Prizewinning poet and fiction writer Marge Piercy, whose critically acclaimed narratives link people, passion and politics, will read from her work during the Annual Writers Harvest Thursday, Oct. 25, in the Benjamin Mays Center at Bates College.

Thursday

October 11, 2001 8:09 am

'Coming Home To Eat' author speaks

Gary Paul Nabhan, who spent a year eating only foods produced in the desert Southwest within 250 miles of his home, discusses that experience at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College Tuesday, Oct. 23.

Tuesday

September 25, 2001 8:39 am

Gender issues expert continues "Difference" lecture series

Noted sociologist and writer Allan Johnson will discuss issues of social inequality and privilege in his lecture, “Privilege, Power, and Difference,” Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the Bates College Edmund S. Muskie Archives.