Stories about "Society and culture"
Goldstein to discuss "Re-visions: Seeing Torah Through A Feminist Lens"

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.

'Best of the Fest' to be shown at Bates

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.

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

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.

Best-selling author to discuss popular culture at Bates

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.

Biologist to discuss regional conservation planning and ecology

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.

Franco Festivities to be shown at Bates

Wednesday, May 6, 1998 2:44 pm

Franco Festivities, a documentary about Maine’s Franco American culture by Maine filmmaker...

Historian to discuss civil rights and economic justice

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.

Black Maria film festival to screen winning entries

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.

Wertheim to discuss "Faith vs. Reason" at Bates

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.

Health-care barriers facing Portland's Vietnamese to be discussed at Bates

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.

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