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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

Museum exhibitor Babb to discuss approach to color

Wednesday, February 3, 2010 11:43 am

Maine artist Joel Babb, known for his wilderness paintings and panoramic cityscapes, speaks about the use of color at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center at Bates College, 75 Russell St.

Elizabeth Bradfield, naturalist and award-winning poet, to read at Bates College

Tuesday, February 2, 2010 1:28 pm

As part of Bates College's Language Arts Live series of literary readings, poet Elizabeth Bradfield will read from her work Thursday, Feb. 11, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

UPDATE: German string quartet's Sunday performance confirmed

Sunday, January 31, 2010 10:10 am

The Auyrn Quartet performance, postponed from Saturday, Jan. 30, will take place...

Bates' Harward Center holds annual community celebration

Friday, January 29, 2010 11:15 am

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates College holds its fifth annual community celebration, featuring the Deansmen, Bates Step Team, Bald Hill Trio, Hillview Girls Aspirations Program and the Androscoggin Valley Education Collaborative Writing Program.

State Legislature, North Pole skier help Outing Club celebrate 90th

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 5:00 pm

Founded to get students out of doors during the long Maine winter, the Bates Outing Club celebrates its 90th anniversary this year. Two events this week kicking off the organization's yearlong birthday celebration. The Maine Legislature honored the student organization with a Legislative Sentiment on Tuesday, Jan. 26, during a ceremony at the State House. Later in the week, Tyler Fish, a Bates alumnus and one of the first Americans to complete an unsupported cross-country ski expedition to the North Pole, visits the college to discuss this grueling journey at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Lecture examines language of airport security

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 11:54 am

Alan Nadel, a professor of English at University of Kentucky, delivers a lecture examining the visual and verbal rhetoric of airport security and the Transportation Security Administration Web site at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, in Room 200 of Bates College’s Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

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