Stories about "Events"
Sugar production, slave labor to be discussed at Bates

Friday, November 20, 2009 3:58 pm

Jessica Harris, a professor at Queens College and an expert in African American foodways, speaks at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Ave. Titled "Cane Confluences: Sugar and Slaves in the Caribbean and Louisiana," the lecture is sponsored by the Multicultural Center and is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-8376.

Civil rights leader and mathematician offers annual Sampson Lecture

Friday, November 20, 2009 3:43 pm

Civil rights activist and noted mathematician Robert Moses offers two lectures at Bates College on Wednesday, Dec. 2. Sponsored by the mathematics department in conjunction for the second year with the Multicultural Center, and with other offices at Bates, both lectures are open to the public at no cost. However, an RSVP is required because of limited seating. Please RSVP to Heidi Howard at 207-753-6993 or hhoward@bates.edu by Monday, Nov. 30.

Global Lens international film series continues with Moroccan tale of bizarre love triangle

Sunday, November 15, 2009 2:32 pm

The Global Lens film series at Bates College continues with "What a Wonderful World" by Moroccan director Faouzi Bensaïdi in 8 p.m. showings on Friday, Dec. 4, and Sunday, Dec. 6, in Room 105, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Admission is $5. What a Wonderful World (94 min.) is in French and Arabic with English subtitles. For more information, please call 207-786-6158.

Divine a nation's mood from its blogs? Danforth '01 explains how

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 3:26 pm

Chris Danforth '01, a University of Vermont mathematician who has devised a system for assessing widespread happiness from blogs, explains his work at Bates College at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, in Pettengill Hall's Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Psychologist to discuss mechanisms of will and self-control at Bates College

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 10:53 am

Roy Baumeister, an influential social psychologist at Florida State University, visits Bates College to discuss the mental processes enabling individuals to control their behavior at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 18, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). The talk is open to the public at no charge. For more information, please call 207-786-8204.

Slide show features Parents and Family Weekend 2009

Wednesday, November 4, 2009 8:02 am

* View the slide show by clicking the thumbnails. Parents and Family...

Global Lens film series concludes with Brazilian film Margarette's Feast

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 12:04 pm

The Global Lens film series at Bates College concludes with "Margarette's Feast", a film from Brazilian director Renato Falcão. The film will be shown at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec.11, and Sunday, Dec. 13, in the Olin Arts Center, Room 105, 75 Russell St.

Bates, Bowdoin, Colby hold annual Graduate and Professional School Fair

Monday, October 26, 2009 4:35 pm

The annual Colby, Bates and Bowdoin Graduate and Professional School Fair takes place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, Central Avenue.

'Chief operating optimist' for clothing company Life is good to speak at Bates

Friday, October 16, 2009 4:04 pm

Roy Heffernan, "chief operating optimist" for the apparel company Life is good, known for its optimistic slogan and subtle humility, speaks at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, in Bates College's Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. Sponsored by the Bates Student Philanthropy Club, the event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-6129.

Renowned South African choreographer opens debut U.S. tour at Bates

Thursday, October 15, 2009 7:04 am

In its first-ever concert held during the academic year, the internationally acclaimed Bates Dance Festival collaborates with the Bates College Concerts Committee to present "Beautiful Me" by the renowned South African company Vuyani Dance Theatre Project.

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