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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.

"Colombia, According to the 'Color' of Your Viewpoint" to be discussed at Bates

Thursday, May 11, 2000 3:28 pm

MarĂ­a del Rosario Mina Rojas, a social worker from Cali, Colombia, will discuss "Colombia, According to the 'Color' of Your Viewpoint" at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, in Room G10 of Pettengill Hall, Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates student wins fellowship to study in The Netherlands

Friday, May 5, 2000 3:22 pm

Jason Surdukowski, a Bates College sophomore from Concord, N.H., has been named a 2000 Humanity In Action (HIA) Fellow for five weeks of intensive study in the United States and The Netherlands on historic and contemporary resistance to human rights violations.

Dharma teacher concludes Spiritual Journeys series at Bates

Tuesday, April 25, 2000 1:00 pm

Laura Cluff, Dharma teacher at the Kwan Um School of Zen and Buddhist community adviser at Wellesley College, will present "My Life, The Big Mistake: The Long Journey Out of Perfectionism" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, May 1, in Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall on the Bates campus. The public is invited to attend the final talk of the Spiritual Journeys series free of charge.

Physical anthropologist to discuss myths of race at Bates

Monday, March 6, 2000 1:54 pm

Matt Cartmill, professor of biological anthropology and anatomy at Duke University, will discuss "Myths of Race" at 7:30 p.m. Monday March 13, in Room G52 of Pettengill Hall on the Bates College campus. The public is invited to attend the annual Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Lecture free of charge.

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