Archives for "Society and culture"


January 26, 2000 4:07 pm

Rabbi Paul Cohen continues Spiritual Journeys series

Paul Cohen, a feminist theologian, pastoral minister and social activist from Berkeley, Calif., will discuss “A Catholic Feminist Spiritual Path” at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, on the Bates College campus. The public is invited to attend this Spiritual Journeys lecture without charge. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.


January 26, 2000 4:03 pm

Guitarist Eliot Fisk joins Shanghai String Quartet in performance

Virtuoso guitarist Eliot Fisk joins The Shanghai String Quartet in a concert of works by at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $8 for students and seniors and may be purchased by calling 207-786-6252.


January 20, 2000 3:53 pm

Patel to discuss cultural significance of time at Bates

Geeta Patel, assistant professor of women’s studies at Wellesley College, will discuss “Time Tallies Up: Millennium Stories” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


January 11, 2000 3:25 pm

The New York Kunqu Troupe performs Chinese opera

The New York Kunqu Troupe of The Kunqu Society will perform two acts from “Pan Chin-lien,” a contemporary Chinese opera adapted from Shen Jing’s 16th-century classical work “Yi Xia Ji” at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, in Schaeffer Theatre.


June 9, 1999 12:00 am

Labor leader to discuss Latino immigrant workers

Baldemar Velasquez, president and founder of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) and the Farm Worker Network for Economic and Environmental Justice, will discuss “Latino Immigrant Workers, a Call for a New Civil Rights Movement” at Bates College May 17 at 4 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


March 12, 1999 11:10 am

Cultural historian to discuss "Monicagate"

Glenn C. Altschuler, the Thomas and Dorothy Litwin Professor of American Studies and dean of the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions at Cornell University, will discuss “The Morals of Monicagate” at7:30 p.m. March 22, in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


March 3, 1999 11:56 am

Native American attorney to discuss indigenous women at Bates

Tonya Gonnella Frichner, a founder and president of the New-York based American Indian Law Alliance, will discuss Woman as Leader: An Indigenous Perspective at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 11 at 4 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


February 25, 1999 10:36 am

Goldstein to discuss "Re-visions: Seeing Torah Through A Feminist Lens"

Elyse Goldstein, rabbi, author and executive director of Kolel: A Center for Liberal Jewish Learning, Thornhill, Ontario, will discuss her book Re-visions: Seeing Torah Through A Feminist Lens from 4:30 to 6 p.m. March 11 in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend the Spiritual Journeys lecture at Bates without charge. Call 207-786 8272 for more information.


February 10, 1999 4:13 pm

'Best of the Fest' to be shown at Bates

Best of the Fest, a two-hour highlight film from the 23rd Annual Banff Festival of Mountain Films in Banff, Alberta, Canada, will be shown at 7 p.m. Feb. 23 in the Benjamin Mays Center.


January 6, 1999 3:55 pm

Award-winning author John Edgar Wideman to speak at Bates on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Novelist John Edgar Wideman, two-time winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award, and Sharon Robinson, daughter of baseball great Jackie Robinson, will speak at Bates College on Martin Luther King Jr. Day as part of a two-day series of activities and workshops focused on Two Societies: A Focus on Class through the Lenses of Race and Gender. The public is invited to attend all events free of charge.