Archives for "Society and culture"


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.


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.


October 21, 2010 3:49 pm

Sociologist Duina discusses 'Winning' at two November book gatherings

Bates College sociologist Francesco Duina discusses his new book, “Winning: Reflections on an American Obsession” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at Borders in South Portland, and at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Prince Memorial Library in Cumberland.


October 6, 2010 11:42 am

The Boston Globe praises Bates' social-network Web page

The Boston Globe‘s Christopher Shea, who writes the Brainiac blog for, writes that “Bates College has a striking web…


September 30, 2010 3:49 pm

Daily Series: In Armenia, Shahinyan '12 picks up where the Soviets left off

As summer turns to fall, we are sharing stories from students who had Bates-related summer experiences. Name: Gohar Shahinyan ’12…


September 29, 2010 11:20 am

Museum of Art exhibitions explore Roman mythology, women in Islamic societies

The exhibits “Les Femmes du Maroc: An Exhibition by Lalla Essaydi,” featuring photographs based on 19th-century Orientalist paintings, and “Metamorphoses: A Collaboration with Ovid by Wally Reinhardt,” a collection of gouache paintings interpreting writings of the Roman poet, open Oct. 8 at the Bates College Museum of Art.


September 17, 2010 8:18 am

Doyle '72 offers commentary on coaching and life lessons

In an commentary, Dan Doyle ’72, an authority on sports in America and internationally, encourages youth coaches to go…


September 2, 2010 1:41 pm

Chronicle of Higher Education quotes thought-leader Merisotis '86 on rankings

The Chronicle of Higher Education‘s Richard Kahlenberg discusses a new book by Ben Wildavsky, former education editor at U.S. News…


August 27, 2010 10:45 am

The Sixty Percent Solution

The myth is that nearly two-thirds of Bates alums marry fellow alums. The truth is different — but no less…


August 4, 2010 11:47 am

St. Petersburg Times describes love and adventure for Ward '03

An installment of the St. Petersburg Times series “Heart Beat” describes what brought newlyweds Suzanne Eldridge ’03 and Carlton Ward…