Archives for "Society and culture"
Multicultural director to discuss spiritualism

Monday, January 5, 1998 12:36 pm

Czerny Brasuell,director of multicultural affairs at Bates College, will discuss "Paths to Enlightenment: An Embarrassment of Riches" as part of a Bates College lecture series, "Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul," on Jan. 14 at 4:30 p.m. in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates to hold symposium on interfaith relations

Tuesday, October 14, 1997 9:49 am

Issues of respect among adherents of the world's religions will be explored in a three-day symposium at Bates College on Oct. 24-26 in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center.

Developmental psychologist to speak at Bates

Monday, October 13, 1997 9:45 am

Vonnie C. McLoyd, a developmental psychologist and former associate editor of Child Development journal, will discuss the interactive influences of race, ethnicity, family and economic hardship on human development at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The lecture is part of the Creative Approach to Public Policy series at Bates. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.

Social historian to speak at Bates

Wednesday, September 17, 1997 8:32 am

Allan Berube, a social historian of minority movements and author of "The History of Gay Men and Women in World War Two," will deliver a lecture titled "Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Don't Look: Undressing the Military's Anti-Gay Policy" as part of the Creative Approach to Public Policy lecture series at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited and admission is free.

Theater at Bates stages six performances of "The Ugly Ducklings"

Friday, September 12, 1997 3:53 pm

Theater at Bates will stage the world premiere of Carolyn Gage's "The Ugly Ducklings" at 6 p.m. on September 26 in Gannett Theater. Lauren Todd, a Bates junior from Cherry Valley, Mass., is directing the drama about the destructive effects of homophobia on girls and young women. The play also will be performed at 6 p.m. on Sept. 27, 2 p.m. on Sept. 28, 8 p.m. on Oct. 3 and 4, and 2 p.m. on Oct. 5. Tickets are $2 for general admission and may be purchased at the box office. For reservations and additional ticket information, call the box office at 207-786-6161.

Cornel West to discuss race at Bates

Friday, August 29, 1997 3:30 pm

Cornel West, one of the nation's most eminent scholars, will address the topic of race in our society at the inaugural Bates Fall Forum at 4 p.m. Sept. 12, in the Alumni Gymnasium. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Cultural calendar available from Bates

Tuesday, August 26, 1997 2:32 pm

Close to 100 lectures, concerts, theater performances and art exhibits, all open to the public, are planned for the 1997-98 academic year at Bates College.

Race, anti-semitism topic of talk at Bates

Monday, May 5, 1997 11:57 am

A noted author, educator and former civil rights activist will discuss "Reflections on Racism and Anti-Semitism" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates selected for women and science project

Wednesday, April 30, 1997 4:23 pm

Bates College is one of 10 colleges and universities competitively selected to participate in a three-year initiative designed to strengthen undergraduate science for women.

Inaugural Philip J. Otis Lectureship at Bates

Tuesday, April 15, 1997 3:47 pm

Max Oelschlaeger, author of "Caring for Creation," will deliver the inaugural Philip J. Otis Lecture at 7:30 p.m. April 29, in Chase Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The lecture will focus on the relationship between human culture and the natural world. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.

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