Archives for "Society and culture"
February 11, 2011 3:02 pm
In 1940, the Civilian Pilot Training Program put Bates students in the air From high in the sky, Maine looks…
February 11, 2011 2:00 pm
Bates PRIDE, the College’s LGBT alumni group, examines the intersection of careers and sexual orientation By H. Jay Burns and…
February 11, 2011 1:15 pm
Competitive mindset is a losing proposition, argues sociologist Francesco Duina Americans are among the most competitive people in the world…
February 11, 2011 11:16 am
At the reception following their July 31 wedding outside Madison, Wis., Keith Hengen ’06 and Catherine Pautsch changed the recipe…
February 11, 2011 8:29 am
Rachel Segall ’91 carries a baby for Erik Mercer ’91 and Sandro Sechi, helping to create a new way to…
January 4, 2011 4:05 pm
South Florida Gay News columnist Dan Woog profiles two-time NCAA champion hammer thrower Keelin Godsey ’06, a biological woman who…
December 21, 2010 11:02 am
As a report in Science News states, the research “supports a controversial view that biology as well as society underlies boys’ and girls’ contrasting toy preferences.”
December 3, 2010 12:15 pm
Winning makes us happy? Not so fast, says Associate Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina, author of Winning: Reflections on an…
December 2, 2010 8:59 am
A talk scheduled for 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, by author Lisa Nakamura has been canceled due to illness.
November 22, 2010 1:53 pm
As part of a Bates College series exploring the impacts of social and technological progress on concepts of race, author Lisa Nakamura offers a lecture at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, in Pettengill Hall’s Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). Nakamura’s lecture, titled Antisocial Media: Understanding Racism and Homophobia in a Digitally Connected World, will address social media’s influence on concepts of race and homosexuality, and will touch on the recent suicide of Rutgers first-year Tyler Clementi.