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Thursday

January 3, 2002 3:51 pm

The Martin Luther King Jr. Read-in

The Bates College education department and Center for Service-Learning sponsor an annual Martin Luther King Day Read-In at Martel School. Student, staff and faculty volunteers are encouraged to participate. Readers will share a book with a diversity theme with a 4th-, 5th- or 6th-grade student. The book will then be given to the child to keep.

Thursday

January 3, 2002 3:50 pm

The Evening Program

Student dancers, under the direction of hip-hop choreographer W. Barry Dean, will perform an original piece commissioned for the MLK Jr. observation. A resident of Lewiston, Dean comes from Chicago and attended the University of Southern Maine. He teaches hip-hop at Bates and with Elizabeth Hansen’s Dance Studio in Lewiston.

Thursday

January 3, 2002 3:45 pm

Spiritual Journey

African American Mysticism: A Father and Son’s Journey with Contemporary Mystic Howard Thurman

Thursday

January 3, 2002 3:42 pm

MLK Jr. Day Concurrent Workshops

MLK Jr. Day Concurrent Workshops.

Thursday

January 3, 2002 3:41 pm

Debate between Bates and Morehouse Colleges

The visiting team comes from Morehouse College, the Atlanta institution known for its tradition of illustrious graduates, including The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Benjamin Mays, Bates class of 1920, was president of Morehouse for 27 years and a mentor to King. The Bates debate team, of which Mays was an accomplished member, comes with a longstanding and esteemed tradition of debate. The forum includes an opportunity for audience members to speak.

Thursday

January 3, 2002 3:37 pm

The Keynote Presentation

Welcome by President Donald Harward
Music by The Bates College Jazz Ensemble
Overview by Jill R. Reich, vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty
Musical Selection: “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” Naturally Seven
Speaker Introduction by John McClendon, associate professor of
African American studies and American cultural studies.

Thursday

January 3, 2002 3:35 pm

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Service

The Rev. Joan Martin William Rankin Professor of Ethics,
Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge, Mass.
Music by The Bates College Deansmen, Shape Notes Singers and Northfield
Also featuring Bates dancers Devon Fitchett ’02, Justin Stebbins ’02 and Aisha Bell ’03, and a troupe of student actors who will provide a dramatic interpretation of the text that Martin has chosen for the evening.

Thursday

January 3, 2002 3:32 pm

Martin Luther King Jr. Schedule

Bates College observes Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2002 by participating in a variety of activities scheduled from Sunday, Jan. 20, through Thursday, Jan. 24. The Bates faculty has suspended classes on Monday, Jan. 21, to enable the entire community (students, faculty, staff and guests) to join in the following:

Wednesday

September 5, 2001 4:22 pm

Trio Parole to perform at Bates

The 2001-02 Bates College Concert Series continues with a pair of performances by Trio Parole of the complete Mozart piano trios in two separate programs Saturday, Sept. 15, and Sunday, Sept. 16, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Thursday

August 23, 2001 3:06 pm

Richard Goode to open concert series

Internationally acclaimed pianist and Nonesuch recording artist Richard Goode will open the 2001-02 Bates College Concert Series with an interpretation of classical masterpieces at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.