Stories about "Events"
Horror films, human rights, world religions at issue in Bates lecture series

Thursday, February 18, 2010 12:00 am

The politics of horror films, the intersection of human rights and international development, and an overview of world religions come under discussion in three lectures at Bates College during March.

Poets to read in Language Arts Live Series at Bates College

Friday, February 12, 2010 10:16 am

Four acclaimed poets will read in two February events as part of Bates College's Language Arts Live series of literary readings. Both events are open to the public at no cost. Language Arts Live is sponsored by the Bates English department, the Humanities Fund, the Learning Associates Program and the John Tagliabue Poetry Fund.

Maine veteran, Afghan student to take part in Bates College panel on war in Afghanistan

Friday, February 12, 2010 9:54 am

A panel of Bates College students and faculty, along with a Waterville peace activist, discuss the war in Afghanistan at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, in Bates College's Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Activists to discuss indigenous politics, environmentalism in the Americas at Bates College

Friday, February 12, 2010 9:39 am

The politics and environmental interests of indigenous peoples in the Americas, including Native Americans from Maine, are at issue in two nights of panel discussions at Bates College at Monday, Feb. 22 and Tuesday, Feb. 23.

Quince Duncan, acclaimed Costa Rican author and Afro-Caribbean activist, to speak at Bates College

Friday, February 12, 2010 9:30 am

Quince Duncan, Afro-Caribbean author and activist, will speak at Bates College Thursday, Feb. 25, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.

Mayor of Port-au-Prince district to speak at Bates

Wednesday, February 10, 2010 2:46 pm

Wilson Louis, mayor of Cité Soleil, a district of the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince, speaks on "Cité Soleil and the Haitian Nation: Moving Forward" in the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St.

Films, speakers at Bates College examine Rwandan genocide

Wednesday, February 10, 2010 12:00 am

Through documentary films and the testimony of survivors, two Monday evening events at Bates explore both the experiences of people who survived the 1994 Rwandan genocide and the process of documenting this horrific episode in history. The events will be held at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22 and 8 p.m. March 1, both in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Psychologist to discuss 'contact hypothesis' and implications for reducing prejudice

Thursday, February 4, 2010 4:47 pm

Rupert Brown will discuss the "contact hypothesis," the argument that contact among members of different groups will reduce existing prejudice and improve social relations between them.

CHC lands rapper Snoop Dogg for Feb. 27 performance

Thursday, February 4, 2010 4:27 pm

Twelve-time Grammy Award nominee Cordozar Calvin "Snoop Dogg" Broadus performs at Bates College at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Ave. Dogg's performance is sponsored by the Chase Hall Committee, a student organization. Admission is $35 and general admission seats go on sale at 8 a.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at www.batestickets.com. For more information, please call 207-795-7496.

'Vagina Monologues' to benefit women's advocacy effort

Wednesday, February 3, 2010 12:57 pm

Michelle Schloss, a sophomore from Farmington, Conn., directs the 10th annual Bates College production of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" in performances at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 5-7, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St

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