Archives for "Society and culture"
Thursday, September 2, 2010 1:41 pm
The Chronicle of Higher Education‘s Richard Kahlenberg discusses a new book by...
Friday, August 27, 2010 10:45 am
The myth is that nearly two-thirds of Bates alums marry fellow alums....
Wednesday, August 4, 2010 11:47 am
An installment of the St. Petersburg Times series “Heart Beat” describes what...
Friday, June 4, 2010 10:26 am
A pioneering choreographer, leading researchers in the fields of climate change and...
Friday, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.