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Tahirih Justice Center director speaks

Friday, November 9, 2001 1:32 pm

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.

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

Thursday, November 1, 2001 3:26 pm

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.

'Brave New World' takes the stage

Friday, October 26, 2001 1:05 pm

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.

Photographer of Navajo code talkers launches Native American Heritage Month

Thursday, October 25, 2001 1:40 pm

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.

Multicultural Center hosts Native American Heritage Month events

Wednesday, October 24, 2001 2:51 pm

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.

Bates offers Primate Film Festival

Tuesday, October 23, 2001 2:41 pm

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.

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

Tuesday, October 23, 2001 1:34 pm

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.

Marge Piercy to read for Annual Writers Harvest

Monday, October 22, 2001 3:35 pm

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.

'Coming Home To Eat' author speaks

Thursday, October 11, 2001 8:09 am

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.

Gender issues expert continues "Difference" lecture series

Tuesday, September 25, 2001 8:39 am

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.

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