Archives for "Society and culture"

Friday

February 11, 2011 1:15 pm

Ask Me Another: Winning author Francesco Duina

Competitive mindset is a losing proposition, argues sociologist Francesco Duina Americans are among the most competitive people in the world…

Friday

February 11, 2011 11:16 am

Only Have Pies for You

At the reception following their July 31 wedding outside Madison, Wis., Keith Hengen ’06 and Catherine Pautsch changed the recipe…

Friday

February 11, 2011 8:29 am

A Family Affair

Rachel Segall ’91 carries a baby for Erik Mercer ’91 and Sandro Sechi, helping to create a new way to…

Tuesday

January 4, 2011 4:05 pm

South Florida Gay News profiles hammer champ Keelin Godsey '06

South Florida Gay News columnist Dan Woog profiles two-time NCAA champion hammer thrower Keelin Godsey ’06, a biological woman who…

Tuesday

December 21, 2010 11:02 am

Chimpanzee 'doll' play suggests some biological basis for gender-specific play by humans

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.”

Friday

December 3, 2010 12:15 pm

Sociologist Duina's book 'Winning' captures media interest

Winning makes us happy? Not so fast, says Associate Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina, author of Winning: Reflections on an…

Thursday

December 2, 2010 8:59 am

CANCELED: Race in a Post-Human World lecture

A talk scheduled for 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, by author Lisa Nakamura has been canceled due to illness.

Monday

November 22, 2010 1:53 pm

'Antisocial Media' opens 'Race in a Post-Human World' series

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.

Wednesday

November 10, 2010 3:01 pm

One-man show at Bates College illuminates experiences of people of color

Actor, educator and writer Steven Tejada brings his one-man show Boogie Down Journeys to Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.

Wednesday

October 27, 2010 3:47 pm

Global Lens series continues with Iranian film 'My Tehran for Sale'

The Global Lens series of films from around the world continues at Bates College with “My Tehran for Sale” by Iranian director Granaz Moussavi, showing at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, and Saturday, Oct. 30, in the Olin Arts Center, Room 105, 75 Russell St.