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Wednesday

January 5, 2011
4:25 pm

Bates presents actress, activist and storyteller Vinie Burrows

Called “an actress of superb virtuosity” by The Associated Press, performer and social justice activist Vinie Burrows offers two performances…

Tuesday

January 4, 2011
1:42 pm

2011 King Day events include debate, performance

Here’s a detailed schedule of events for the 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College. All these…

Monday

January 3, 2011
4:44 pm

Influential figures in older, newer civil rights struggles offer MLK keynotes

One of them described by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as “the greatest teacher of nonviolence in America,” leaders representing two generations of social activism offer keynote addresses during the 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College on Monday, Jan. 17.

Wednesday

February 3, 2010
2:44 pm

MLK Day: A unique weekend of thought and reflection

Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Bates College is an intense, community-wide opportunity to discuss, teach and reflect on King’s…

Friday

January 22, 2010
1:01 pm

King Day keynote looks at Mays '20 and his hopes for integrated church

“Can we keep the faith when our dreams are imperfectly realized? I hope that we can.”

Monday was an especially fitting day for this question posed by historian Barbara Savage as she concluded her keynote speech for Bates’ Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances.

Friday

January 22, 2010
12:59 pm

Impressions from Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2010

Seven Bates students share their impressions from the myriad programming the college offered on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2010.

Sunday

January 17, 2010
8:10 am

King Day focus: 'Faith and Ethics in the Public Sphere'

An expert in African American political and religious history gives the Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote address at Bates at 10:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 18, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The college traditionally cancels classes and offers special programming for King Day. This year’s theme is “Faith and Ethics in the Public Sphere: What is the Dream?”

Monday

January 11, 2010
2:25 pm

Images of ME and Beyond: A Dual-Screen Exhibit of Videos about Social Identity

Images of ME and Beyond: A Dual-Screen Exhibit of Videos about Social Identity Curated by Craig Saddlemire ’05 and commisssioned…

Monday

January 11, 2010
9:26 am

Calendar of events for 2010 Bates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Sunday, Jan. 17 7 p.m. Worship service: A sermon by Barbara D. Savage, Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social…

Thursday

January 7, 2010
5:49 pm

2010 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Workshops

The following workshops will be held in Pettengill Hall (unless otherwise noted), Monday, Jan. 18: Session I, 1 to 2…