Archives for "Society and culture"
Leena Nasser '12
Arab News highlights new Short Term course heading to Saudi Arabia

Friday, January 13, 2012 4:04 pm

An op-ed in the newspaper Arab News praises Leena Nasser '12, the Bates student who helped to craft the new anthropology course scheduled to visit Saudi Arabia in May.

U.S. Marine Col. Stephanie Smith '87
Free Press feature on Montford Marines quotes Col. Stephanie Smith ’87

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 3:30 pm

The Detroit Free Press quotes Marine Col. Stephanie Smith ’87 in a...

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Pulitzer-winning journalist to discuss Muslim American experience since 9/11

Friday, November 18, 2011 9:30 pm

Andrea Elliott, a New York Times reporter, offers her perspective on the topic.

Students paint the Lisbon Street mural in 1971 as an unidentified man films the work.
Lisbon Street mural project of 1971

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 2:37 pm

A 1971 project to paint a colorful mural on a Lisbon Street brick wall was a sign of the times.

Material Culture group presents talks by Mandela archivist, food scholar

Monday, October 3, 2011 9:31 am

An October lecture series exploring the role of material culture in the humanities and social sciences present speakers Verne Harris, Nelson Mandela archivist and Darra Goldstein, food scholar.

Independent profiles international Internet entrepreneur Buckman '91

Thursday, September 15, 2011 11:03 am

The Independent profiles John Buckman ’91, calling him “a man without borders,...

Video: Francesco Duina's Convocation address on 'Winning'

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 5:36 pm

Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina offers the keynote address at Convocation 2011....

Mara Tieken, assistant professor of education

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 10:40 am

Tieken researches how rural public schools shape their communities and, in particular, those schools' influence on racial dynamics. A former public schoolteacher in rural Tennessee, Tieken says she is "continually stunned by how overlooked rural schools are in educational policymaking."

May 4 speakers look at political cartoons and globalization's impacts

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 2:49 pm

A community forum, film screening, and two speakers discuss their work on Wedndesday, May 4.

'Genetic Ancestry Tracing and the YouTube Generation' continues lecture series

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 9:46 am

As part of a series exploring the impacts of social and technological progress on concepts of race, Alondra Nelson visits Bates College to deliver her lecture, Roots Revelations: Genetic Ancestry Tracing and the YouTube Generation. The event takes place at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, March 3, in Pettengill Hall's Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road.

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