Archives for "Society and culture"


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.


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.


September 20, 2001 2:38 pm

Counting Crows to perform concert

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


September 18, 2001 3:17 pm

Documentary photographer opens Spiritual Journey series at Bates

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.


April 18, 2001 3:47 pm

Four Bates students named Philip J. Otis Fellows

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.


April 15, 2001 1:24 pm

Lewiston Middle School hosts first Cultural Heritage Night

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.


April 1, 2001 1:37 pm

"Chronicle of Philanthropy" showcases service-learning at Bates

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.


March 29, 2001 11:49 am

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

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


March 5, 2001 3:36 pm

Anthropologist to discuss new cultural imperialism in China

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.


March 2, 2001 3:22 pm

International Women's History Month events scheduled

In the first of a series of events sponsored by the Bates College Multicultural Center to celebrate International Women’s History Month, Vivien Ng, associate professor of women’s studies and director of graduate studies at the University of Albany, State University of New York, will discuss Feminism in the 2000s Monday, March 12, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.