Stories about "Society and culture"
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.

Scene Again: Classroom in the Sky

Friday, February 11, 2011 3:02 pm

In 1940, the Civilian Pilot Training Program put Bates students in the...

Connections: The intersection of careers and sexual orientation

Friday, February 11, 2011 2:00 pm

Bates PRIDE, the College’s LGBT alumni group, examines the intersection of careers...

Ask Me Another: Winning author Francesco Duina

Friday, February 11, 2011 1:15 pm

Competitive mindset is a losing proposition, argues sociologist Francesco Duina Americans are...

Only Have Pies for You

Friday, February 11, 2011 11:16 am

At the reception following their July 31 wedding outside Madison, Wis., Keith...

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