Archives for "Society and culture"
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.
October 6, 2010 11:42 am
The Boston Globe‘s Christopher Shea, who writes the Brainiac blog for Boston.com, writes that “Bates College has a striking web…
September 30, 2010 3:49 pm
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
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
In an ESPN.com commentary, Dan Doyle ’72, an authority on sports in America and internationally, encourages youth coaches to go…
September 2, 2010 1:41 pm
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 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
An installment of the St. Petersburg Times series “Heart Beat” describes what brought newlyweds Suzanne Eldridge ’03 and Carlton Ward…
June 4, 2010 10:26 am
A pioneering choreographer, leading researchers in the fields of climate change and reproduction, a best-selling novelist and one of television’s…
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.