Archives for "Society and culture"
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.

New (and Young) Orleans

Thursday, December 17, 2009 2:15 pm

But for enthusiastic and committed twenty- and thirty-somethings, New Orleans is an alluring story of opportunity, a once-in-a-lifetime chance to plunge into the trenches of what may be the world’s largest urban renewal project.

Miller-McCune.com highlights immigrant research by politics professor Clarisa Perez-Armendariz

Thursday, December 3, 2009 9:01 am

The online magazine Miller-McCune.com highlights new research by Assistant Professor of Politics...

The New York Times publishes funny, poignant essay by Charles Antin '02

Thursday, December 3, 2009 8:32 am

In a New York Times essay, Charles Antin ’02 chronicles his breakup...

Documentary filmmakers discuss video's civic role

Wednesday, December 2, 2009 4:32 pm

Filmmakers Catherine Tatge and Dominique Lasseur speak about the role of new video technology in democratic citizenship at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, in the Keck Classroom (Room G52) of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Sugar production, slave labor to be discussed at Bates

Friday, November 20, 2009 3:58 pm

Jessica Harris, a professor at Queens College and an expert in African American foodways, speaks at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Ave. Titled "Cane Confluences: Sugar and Slaves in the Caribbean and Louisiana," the lecture is sponsored by the Multicultural Center and is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-8376.

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