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Friday

March 4, 2011
2:19 pm

The Ledger looks at Henry Chandler, Class of 1874

Columnist Cinnamon Blair of The Ledger of Lakeland, Fla., takes a look at Bates graduate Henry Wilkins Chandler, the College’s…

Friday

February 11, 2011
3:02 pm

Scene Again: Classroom in the Sky

In 1940, the Civilian Pilot Training Program put Bates students in the air From high in the sky, Maine looks…

Thursday

February 3, 2011
3:03 pm

Lecture by Nishani Frazier marks Freedom Rides anniversary

In observance of Black History Month and the 50th anniversary of the 1961 Freedom Riders protest, a historian from Ohio’s Miami University reviews the history, impacts and continuing relevance of this galvanizing episode in the civil rights movement at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, in the Benjamin Mays Center at Bates College, 95 Russell St. Sponsored by the Office of Intercultural Education at Bates, Nishani Frazier’s talk, titled On the March, is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-8376.

Wednesday

January 19, 2011
4:36 pm

'Destroy what destroys us,' says Service of Worship speaker

“It’s been a long, a long time coming, but I know a change is gonna come.” The hopeful words of the Sam Cooke song sung by soloist Megan Guynes ’11 made a fitting opening for the Jan. 16 Memorial Service of Worship that began Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates.

Monday

January 3, 2011
3:27 pm

American art shines in collaboration between Ogunquit, Bates museums

Curated by William Low of the Bates College Museum of Art, the BCMA exhibition Selections From the Collection of the Ogunquit Museum of American Art explores the collections of an institution recognized for its holdings in modern and contemporary art, and its strengths in artists associated with Maine.

Thursday

December 9, 2010
5:24 pm

Oprah selection sparks Dickens discussion with Nayder in Wall Street Journal

Does Charles Dickens matter?

Professor of English Lillian Nayler helps answer the question in the Dec. 12 Wall Street Journal.

The question was prompted by two of Charles Dickens’ novels — “A Tale of Two Cities” and “Great Expectations” — being named last week to Oprah Winfrey’s book club.

Friday

November 12, 2010
4:12 pm

Bates professor reveals real story of Charles Dickens' wife in new book

Lillian Nayder is a Bates professor whose new biography “The Other Dickens: A Life of Catherine Hogarth” is the first comprehensive portrait of the woman that Charles Dickens married and then repudiated.

Thursday

October 28, 2010
11:00 pm

Video: Baughman's debate intro places Bates and Maine into political context

Before Maine Public Broadcasting flipped on its array of broadcast technology for the gubernatorial debate at Bates on Oct. 28,…

Friday

August 27, 2010
2:00 pm

Scene Again: Pirates at Popham Beach

With finals looming the next day, the Bates Outing Club clambake at Popham Beach on May 24, 1953, offered one…