Stories about "Society and culture"
'Genetic Ancestry Tracing and the YouTube Generation' continues lecture series

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 9:46 am

As part of a series exploring the impacts of social and technological progress on concepts of race, Alondra Nelson visits Bates College to deliver her lecture, Roots Revelations: Genetic Ancestry Tracing and the YouTube Generation. The event takes place at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, March 3, in Pettengill Hall's Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road.

Scene Again: Classroom in the Sky

Friday, February 11, 2011 3:02 pm

In 1940, the Civilian Pilot Training Program put Bates students in the...

Connections: The intersection of careers and sexual orientation

Friday, February 11, 2011 2:00 pm

Bates PRIDE, the College’s LGBT alumni group, examines the intersection of careers...

Ask Me Another: Winning author Francesco Duina

Friday, February 11, 2011 1:15 pm

Competitive mindset is a losing proposition, argues sociologist Francesco Duina Americans are...

Only Have Pies for You

Friday, February 11, 2011 11:16 am

At the reception following their July 31 wedding outside Madison, Wis., Keith...

Baby Shower held for Bates Alumnus, Erik Mercer '91 and Sandro Secci held at From left, Tony Hurley
'91, Rachel Segall '91,
Erik Mercer '91, and
Sandro Sechi gather at
Mercer and Sechi’s baby
shower on July 31 at Il
Passatore in Brooklyn.
Photograph by Lorenzo Ciniglio.
‘A Generous Thing for Friends’

Friday, February 11, 2011 8:29 am

Rachel Segall ’91 carries a baby for Erik Mercer ’91 and Sandro...

South Florida Gay News profiles hammer champ Keelin Godsey '06

Tuesday, January 4, 2011 4:05 pm

South Florida Gay News columnist Dan Woog profiles two-time NCAA champion hammer...

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

Tuesday, December 21, 2010 11:02 am

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."

Sociologist Duina's book 'Winning' captures media interest

Friday, December 3, 2010 12:15 pm

Winning makes us happy? Not so fast, says Associate Professor of Sociology...

CANCELED: Race in a Post-Human World lecture

Thursday, December 2, 2010 8:59 am

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

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