Archives for "Society and culture"

Thursday

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.

Wednesday

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 Boston.com, writes that “Bates College has a striking web…

Thursday

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…

Wednesday

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.

Friday

September 17, 2010 8:18 am

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

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

Thursday

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…

Friday

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…

Wednesday

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…

Friday

June 4, 2010 10:26 am

2010 Commencement honorand addresses

A pioneering choreographer, leading researchers in the fields of climate change and reproduction, a best-selling novelist and one of television’s…

Friday

March 12, 2010 10:21 am

Sociologist to speak on black Appalachian life and culture

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.