Archives for "Society and culture"
Sociologist Duina discusses 'Winning' at two November book gatherings

Thursday, October 21, 2010 3:49 pm

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.

The Boston Globe praises Bates' social-network Web page

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 11:42 am

The Boston Globe‘s Christopher Shea, who writes the Brainiac blog for Boston.com,...

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

Thursday, September 30, 2010 3:49 pm

As summer turns to fall, we are sharing stories from students who...

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

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 11:20 am

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.

Doyle '72 offers ESPN.com commentary on coaching and life lessons

Friday, September 17, 2010 8:18 am

In an ESPN.com commentary, Dan Doyle ’72, an authority on sports in...

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

Thursday, September 2, 2010 1:41 pm

The Chronicle of Higher Education‘s Richard Kahlenberg discusses a new book by...

The Sixty Percent Solution

Friday, August 27, 2010 10:45 am

The myth is that nearly two-thirds of Bates alums marry fellow alums....

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

Wednesday, August 4, 2010 11:47 am

An installment of the St. Petersburg Times series “Heart Beat” describes what...

2010 Commencement honorand addresses

Friday, June 4, 2010 10:26 am

A pioneering choreographer, leading researchers in the fields of climate change and...

Sociologist to speak on black Appalachian life and culture

Friday, March 12, 2010 10:21 am

William H. Turner, who holds the National Endowment for the Humanities Chair in Appalachian Studies at Berea College, offers a lecture titled Blacks in Appalachia: Past, Present and Future at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, this event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-8376.

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