Stories about "Society and culture"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.