Stories about "Society and culture"
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.

Counting Crows to perform concert

Thursday, September 20, 2001 2:38 pm

The critically and popularly acclaimed band Counting Crows will perform at Bates College Thursday, Oct. 11, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building.

Documentary photographer opens Spiritual Journey series at Bates

Tuesday, September 18, 2001 3:17 pm

New York-based photographer Harvey Wang discusses "Flophouse: Life on the Bowery: Photographs and Stories from America's Most Famous Skid Row" Friday, Sept. 28, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall.

Four Bates students named Philip J. Otis Fellows

Wednesday, April 18, 2001 3:47 pm

Four Bates College students have been named 2001 Phillip J. Otis Fellows and will each receive a $5,000 grant for research and travel to promote greater understanding of environmental issues and the connection between the environment and spirituality.

Lewiston Middle School hosts first Cultural Heritage Night

Sunday, April 15, 2001 1:24 pm

Lewiston Middle School (LMS) will host its first Cultural Heritage Night Thursday, April 25, in the school's cafeteria. The event will feature presentations about Franco-American and Somali heritage and displays by Bates College international students, who will share their traditions, music and dress.

"Chronicle of Philanthropy" showcases service-learning at Bates

Sunday, April 1, 2001 1:37 pm

A recent edition of the Chronicle of Philanthropy offers an in-depth look at how Bates College is creating extensive ties to Lewiston-Auburn and statewide communities through service-learning programs.

Professor to discuss women and sovereignty in 19th-century China

Thursday, March 29, 2001 11:49 am

Professor of comparative literature to discuss women and sovereignty in 19th-century China Monday, April 1 in Pettengill Hall at Bates College.

Anthropologist to discuss new cultural imperialism in China

Monday, March 5, 2001 3:36 pm

James L. Watson, Fairbank Professor of Chinese Society and professor of anthropology at Harvard University, will discuss The New Cultural Imperialism: McDonald's in China Wednesday, March 14, in the Keck Classroom of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.

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