Stories about "Society and culture"
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.
Thursday, November 12, 2009 4:22 pm
The Lewiston Sun Journal, under the headline “War veteran attending Bates has...
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 3:26 pm
Chris Danforth '01, a University of Vermont mathematician who has devised a system for assessing widespread happiness from blogs, explains his work at Bates College at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, in Pettengill Hall's Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).
The Rachel Maddow Show interviews Jesse Connolly '01, campaign manager for Maine's gay marriage referendum
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 12:17 pm
The day after voters overturned Maine’s gay-marriage law, Portland Press Herald columnist...
Yearlong 'Bates Contemplates Food' initiative raised campus, community awareness of far-reaching issues
Monday, November 2, 2009 12:15 pm
Inspired by the 2008 opening of its new dining Commons and a $2.5 million gift from an anonymous donor supporting organic, natural and farm-fresh food, Bates College devoted the 2008-09 academic year to reflecting on issues, from environmental impacts to food justice, around what and how we choose to eat.
Friday, October 30, 2009 12:39 pm
Liah Greenfeld, an authority on the causes and implications of rising rates of mental illness, delivers the lecture "The Burden of Our Time: Mental Illness in Contemporary America" at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in Bates College's Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). Sponsored by the sociology, politics and psychology departments, the event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please contact this firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, October 30, 2009 12:33 pm
Carrie Billy, president and chief executive officer of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium, discusses her work at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Bates College, 70 Campus Ave. 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. A dinner with Billy precedes the event at 5:15 p.m.; seating is limited and by RSVP only. For more information, contact email@example.com.
Thursday, October 29, 2009 12:21 pm
The Global Lens film series at Bates College continues with "Song from the Southern Seas," by Kazakhstani director Marat Sarulu, in 8 p.m. showings on Friday, Nov. 6, and Sunday, Nov. 8, in Room 105, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Hosted by the Bates College Museum of Art, the series continues throughout the fall. Admission is $5. "Song from the Southern Seas" (80 min.) is in Russian with English subtitles.
Thursday, October 29, 2009 12:06 pm
The Global Lens film series at Bates College continues with "Those Three," by Iranian director Naghi Nemati, in 8 p.m. showings on Friday, Nov. 13, and Sunday, Nov. 15, in Room 105, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 12:04 pm
The Global Lens film series at Bates College concludes with "Margarette's Feast", a film from Brazilian director Renato Falcão. The film will be shown at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec.11, and Sunday, Dec. 13, in the Olin Arts Center, Room 105, 75 Russell St.