Archives for "Society and culture"
December 13, 2011 3:30 pm
The Detroit Free Press quotes Marine Col. Stephanie Smith ’87 in a feature story about the the first African American…
November 18, 2011 9:30 pm
Andrea Elliott, a New York Times reporter, offers her perspective on the topic.
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.
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.
September 15, 2011 11:03 am
The Independent profiles John Buckman ’91, calling him “a man without borders, who splits his time between London and Silicon…
September 7, 2011 5:36 pm
Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina offers the keynote address at Convocation 2011. Duina is the author of the book Winning:…
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.”
July 28, 2011 1:15 pm
If you’ve bought a four-pound can of tuna at a warehouse store, you know buying in bulk pays off. But…
May 3, 2011 2:49 pm
A community forum, film screening, and two speakers discuss their work on Wedndesday, May 4.
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.