Archives for "Society and culture"
Friday, December 3, 2010 12:15 pm
Winning makes us happy? Not so fast, says Associate Professor of Sociology...
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.
Monday, November 22, 2010 1:53 pm
As part of a Bates College series exploring the impacts of social and technological progress on concepts of race, author Lisa Nakamura offers a lecture at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, in Pettengill Hall's Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). Nakamura's lecture, titled Antisocial Media: Understanding Racism and Homophobia in a Digitally Connected World, will address social media's influence on concepts of race and homosexuality, and will touch on the recent suicide of Rutgers first-year Tyler Clementi.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 3:01 pm
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.
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 3:47 pm
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.
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.
Wednesday, October 6, 2010 11:42 am
The Boston Globe‘s Christopher Shea, who writes the Brainiac blog for Boston.com,...
Thursday, September 30, 2010 3:49 pm
As summer turns to fall, we are sharing stories from students who...
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.
Friday, September 17, 2010 8:18 am
In an ESPN.com commentary, Dan Doyle ’72, an authority on sports in...