Stories about "Society and culture"
Thursday, February 25, 1999 10:36 am
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.
Wednesday, February 10, 1999 4:13 pm
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.
Wednesday, January 6, 1999 3:55 pm
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.
Saturday, January 2, 1999 12:55 pm
Noted cultural critic David Horowitz will discuss the intersection of popular culture and public policy at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Thursday, October 1, 1998 1:14 pm
Reed Noss, co-author of the award-winning book "Saving Nature's Legacy" (Island Press, 1994), will discuss examples of ongoing conservation planning in Florida, the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific coast in his talk "Conservation at the Ecoregional Scale" at Bates College Monday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Wednesday, May 6, 1998 2:44 pm
Franco Festivities, a documentary about Maine’s Franco American culture by Maine filmmaker...
Monday, April 27, 1998 3:29 pm
Howard Zinn, a civil-rights historian, playwright and award-winning author, will discuss Civil Rights and Economic Justice May 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Friday, April 17, 1998 3:11 pm
Bates will screen winning entries from the 17th annual Black Maria Film and Video Festival May 2 and May 3 in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The Saturday program begins at 8 p.m., and a different program begins at 2 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $5 for each screening, and tickets can be purchased at the door. The festival is sponsored by the Bates College Museum of Art with support from the Bates Filmboard.
Thursday, February 19, 1998 3:36 pm
Australian science commentator Margaret Wertheim, author of "Beyond 2000," a book based on the acclaimed Discovery Channel series, will discuss "Faith vs. Reason" at Bates College March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.
Wednesday, February 18, 1998 3:33 pm
Lien Le, a Bates College junior from Portland, will discuss the results of her study on health-care barriers facing Portland's Vietnamese community at Bates College March 6 at 4:15 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. Le's talk is part of the weekly TGIF lecture series at Bates and is open to the public without charge.