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February 14, 1997 12:00 pm

Classical and medieval studies lecture series to be held at Bates

The classical and medieval studies program at Bates College will present “Far Beyond Town Walls: The Archeology of the Medieval North Atlantic” on Feb. 25, March 13 and March 24. The public is invited to attend the lecture series free of charge.


February 14, 1997 11:51 am

Specialists to lecture on Japanese prints at Bates

Specialists in Japanese art will speak at Bates College in conjunction with an exhibit, Making Japanese Color Woodcuts, on display at the Museum of Art at Bates College. The public is invited to attend both of the talks free of charge.


February 14, 1997 11:33 am

Holocaust conference to be held at Bates

A three-day conference linking Maine scholars, school teachers, concentration camp survivors and students, will examine the Holocaust of European Jewry from Feb. 28 through March 2 at Bates College.


February 14, 1997 11:28 am

Saxophonist James Carter to perform at Bates

One of the most acclaimed young saxophonists on the contemporary jazz scene will perform in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 1, in the Bates College Chapel. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the Olin Arts Box Office.


February 5, 1997 11:12 am

Poet to read at Bates

Poet Sydney Lea will read from his work at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.


February 5, 1997 10:56 am

Noted actor to stage play and screen film at Bates

Paul Outlaw will stage “Here Be Dragons,” a solo performance of his own creation at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. In this 90-minute kaleidoscope of characters, Outlaw portrays more than 15 “real” individuals, from a legendary mulatto knight of the sixth century A.D. to a centerian former slave in the 1930s to a homeless gay man of today.


February 4, 1997 10:19 am

Bates to bestow degree on Maya Angelou

The distinguished woman of letters Maya Angelou will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Bates College on April 3 as part of the college’s annual Founders Day Convocation.


February 4, 1997 10:13 am

Writer to discuss political activism at Bates

A writer-activist of Puerto Rican and Jewish heritage will discuss political activism during a visit to Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


January 28, 1997 3:50 pm

Noted historian to give Sampson Memorial lecture

Doris Kearns Goodwin, noted historian, author and political commentator will discuss the art of biography at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Feb. 12, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


January 28, 1997 3:45 pm

Panel at Bates to discuss women in leadership

Representatives of the state’s new female leadership will hold a panel discussion on the power of women in the Maine legislature as part of a Bates College lecture series, “Women and Public Policy in the Next Century.”