Stories about "Society and culture"
Bates students to discuss gay-rights strategies

Thursday, February 12, 1998 3:02 pm

Members of several Bates College student organizations, including the Bates Democrats, the New World Coalition, the Gay-Lesbian Bisexual Alliance and Solidaridad Latina, will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the Bates College Chapel to discuss political strategies that support gay rights in Maine.

Cummings to discuss "Narrative Quilts" at Bates Museum of Art

Wednesday, February 11, 1998 2:53 pm

Artist Michael Cummings will discuss his "Narrative Quilts" exhibit at the Bates College Museum of Art Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center. The museum will remain open after the lecture until 9 p.m. The public is invited and admission is free. The "Narrative Quilts" exhibit will be on view through March 20.

Students named Philip J. Otis Fellows

Wednesday, February 11, 1998 2:06 pm

Bates College sophomores Matthew Ensner of Asheville, N.C., and Takeshi Miyamoto of Tokyo, Japan, have been named Philip J. Otis Fellows and will receive $5,000 grants for research and travel to promote greater understanding of environmental issues and the connection between the environment and spirituality.

Portland Muslim shares perspective

Monday, January 26, 1998 12:03 pm

Jim Weaver of the Portland Masjid and Islamic Center will discuss "A Muslim's Perspective" as part of a Bates College lecture series "Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul" at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 10 in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Dangers of homophobia to be discussed

Thursday, January 15, 1998 12:27 pm

Donald L. Johnson, a psychologist at the University of Colorado's Multicultural Center, will deliver a lecture on the destructiveness of homophobia at Bates College at 7 p.m. Jan. 22 in Chase Lounge. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.

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.

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