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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.

International Women's History Month events scheduled

Friday, March 2, 2001 3:22 pm

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.

Social psychologist to discuss prejudice

Wednesday, February 28, 2001 2:18 pm

Patricia Devine, a social psychologist from the University of Wisconsin, will discuss The Emotional and Physiological Components of Prejudice Thursday, March 8, in Room G52 of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.

Wellesley scholar to discuss race and privilege

Monday, February 26, 2001 2:11 pm

Peggy McIntosh, associate director of the Wellesley College Center for Research on Women, will discuss White People Learning About People of Color: Learning About Themselves Tuesday, March 6, at Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Cuban scholar to speak on issues of race

Thursday, September 14, 2000 3:08 pm

Gisela Arandia, a Cuban scholar who focuses on race issues in Cuba and among Cubans in Miami, will discuss "Race and Racism in Cuba: A Report from the Field" at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, in the Benjamin Mays Center at Bates College as part of the college's celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Barlows make major gift to support Study Abroad

Tuesday, May 30, 2000 12:02 pm

David Barlow, Bates College class of 1979, and his wife, Ann Barlow of Wellesley, Mass., have made a $1.5-million gift to support the experience of Bates students, faculty and alumni studying abroad, President Donald W. Harward announced.

Bates commencement slated for May 29; Tutu to speak

Wednesday, May 17, 2000 3:34 pm

Desmond Tutu, archbishop emeritus of the Diocese of Cape Town and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for his advocacy of racial justice in South Africa, will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters degree and speak at the 134th commencement at Bates College. Donald W. Harward, president of Bates College, will confer bachelor's degrees on approximately 475 seniors at 10 a.m. Monday, May 29, in an outdoor ceremony in front of Coram Library. In case of rain, the graduation exercises will be held in the nearby Margaret Hopkins Merrill Gymnasium.

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