Archives for "Society and culture"
In Bates College lecture, Harvard professor of religion to discuss significance of tears

Friday, March 5, 2010 4:10 pm

Kimberley Patton, professor of the comparative and historical study of religion at the Harvard Divinity School, offers a lecture titled "The Gates of Weeping Are Not Closed: The Powerful Work of Tears in Human Experience" Monday, March 22, in Bates College's Chase Hall Lounge.

Expert on U.S. penal system to speak at Bates College

Thursday, March 4, 2010 3:06 pm

Caleb Smith, an expert in the legal and cultural development of the U.S. penal system, offers a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 15, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Ave.

Activists to discuss indigenous politics, environmentalism in the Americas at Bates College

Friday, February 12, 2010 9:39 am

The politics and environmental interests of indigenous peoples in the Americas, including Native Americans from Maine, are at issue in two nights of panel discussions at Bates College at Monday, Feb. 22 and Tuesday, Feb. 23.

Psychologist to discuss unconscious mind and its relation to behavior

Friday, January 15, 2010 11:13 am

Mahzarin Banaji, a social psychologist at Harvard University, visits Bates College to discuss what happens when well-intentioned people behave in ways that deviate from their own consciously stated intentions. Her talk takes place at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

In country, each Bates student was paired with an member of Tubeho. Together, they negotiated how to move forward with interviews and oral histories. Pictured here are Innocent Micomyiza and Morgan Lynch '10.
A Place We Can Talk

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 7:46 am

In Alex Dauge-Roth's Short Term course, Bates students learn with, not from, orphan survivors of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.

Following Suit

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 6:37 am

In the wake of an NCAA ban on high-tech swimsuits, the focus is again on the swimmers, not on what they wear.

The Right Questions

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 6:12 am

Wagner’s peace psychology journal adds to the discussion about torture and interrogation.

Indigenous Delights

Monday, December 21, 2009 1:01 pm

A collaboration between Dining Services and Multicultural Affairs, Bitsoie’s program was designed to increase representation of Native American culture on campus. (Bates, Bowdoin, Colby, and Maine’s Indian tribes are working together to draw more Native American students into college.)

Open Forum

Friday, December 18, 2009 11:53 am

Letters to the editor from the Fall 2009 issue of Bates Magazine.

'Valence, for Whom I Testify'

Friday, December 18, 2009 8:56 am

While visiting his former school, Ecole secondaire de Nyange, Ildephonse Majyambere, an orphan survivor of the genocide in Rwanda, tells what happened on March 18, 1997.

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