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March 12, 1996 9:56 am
Two-time Grammy award-winning Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers will give a concert at Bates College at 8 p.m., March 16, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building. Tickets are $20.
March 11, 1996 10:24 am
In his talk March 24, Chagnon will address the controversy over who — anthropologists, missionaries or government agencies, among others — has the right to represent the Yanomamo’s interests to the outside world. The problem has intensified, Chagnon says, because the Yanomamo are now among the best- known ancient cultures in the world. The invasion of Yanomamo territory by Brazilian miners in 1987 focused attention on the issue. Chagnon himself has been assailed by all sides because of his refusal to endorse any of them.
March 11, 1996 10:18 am
The faculty for the all-day session includes Christopher Beam, director of the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates; Robert Whelan, a lecturer in English at the University of Maine; Robert Weisbrot, a professor of history at Colby College; and Jon Oplinger, an associate professor of sociology and anthropology at the University of Maine at Farmington. The workshop will include discussion of Graham Greene’s novel “The Quiet American,” which examines the early days of American involvement in Southeast Asia.
March 7, 1996 10:11 am
Speaking at 1 p.m. March 23 will be Ed Tatro, who will present a four-hour lecture in which he will link the FBI to the assassinations of Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. Tatro was a consultant to director Oliver Stone during the filming of the motion picture “JFK.”
March 6, 1996 10:06 am
Jack Donnelly, a professor in the Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Denver, will discuss “The United Nations and Human Rights: Past Achievements and Future Prospects.” The talk, in the Benjamin Mays Center, is open to the public at no charge.
March 6, 1996 10:01 am
Known to many as the godfather of the environmental movement, Brower served from 1952 to 1969 as the first executive director of the Sierra Club. During that time the organization grew from 2,000 to 77,000 members and became one of the nation’s most influential voices for environmental protection. In 1969 he founded Friends of the Earth, which now operates in 53 countries.
February 27, 1996 10:05 am
Award-winning author Charles Baxter will read selections from his short stories and poetry (Thursday) March 7 at 8 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge at Bates College. The public is invited to attend at no charge.
February 23, 1996 10:02 am
Some of 1995’s best independent films and video works will get a rare Maine showing March 9 and 10 at Bates College when the acclaimed Black Maria Film Festival visits the campus.
More than a dozen short films and videos will be screened in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at 7 p.m. March 9 and at 2 p.m. March 10. Admission is $5 and tickets will be sold at the door.
February 19, 1996 9:58 am
Motivational speaker Sidney J. Rhodes Jr. will explore racism, violence, drug abuse and the mass media in a lecture at Bates College at 8 p.m. Monday (Feb. 26).
Rhodes’ talk, “Freedom or Destruction,” is open to the public free of charge. It is sponsored by the Bates African-American student organization, Amandla.
February 19, 1996 9:53 am
The innovative Dale Bruning Trio will present a jazz concert at Bates College on March 2 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Concert Hall.
The trio, composed of Bruning of Longmont, Colo., on guitar, Sam Sherry of Cape Elizabeth on bass and Steve Grover of Augusta, winner of the 1994 Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz/BMI Jazz Composers Competition, on drums, will perform a variety of jazz standards as well as original compositions by Bruning.