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Thursday

March 14, 1996
10:12 am

Distinguished conductor and cellist to receive honorary degree

Rostropovich’s fame as a cellist started at the age of 13 in 1940, when he played with an orchestra conducted by his father. He first performed in the United States in 1956 as part of a Soviet-American cultural exchange program.

Thursday

March 14, 1996
10:07 am

Scholar to Discuss Greek Figured Art at Bates

Nicholas Coldstream, Yates Professor in Classical Archeology Emeritus of University College, London, will deliver the talk, “The Rise of Greek Figured Art: Daily Life, Fantasy and Myth,” as the last of three in a lecture series, “Speaking Pictures, Seeing Stories: Visual and Textual Representation in the Classical and Medieval World,” offered by the Classical and Medieval Studies Program at Bates.

Wednesday

March 13, 1996
10:05 am

Political strategists to discuss presidential race

Republican Keene and Democrat Shrum, familiar faces on television discussion shows, will offer their views of the developing campaign season in a session at the Benjamin Mays Center March 27 at 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

Tuesday

March 12, 1996
11:50 am

Well-known organist to perform

Organist Calvert Johnson will perform early Spanish organ music and music by Bach and women composers in a concert at Bates at 7:30 p.m. March 10th in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

March 12, 1996
11:45 am

Alum's compositions on choir program

The Bates College Choir performs at 8 p.m. March 22 and 23, and at 2 p.m. March 24, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

March 12, 1996
11:23 am

Madeline Kunin to Lecture at Bates

Madeline Kunin, deputy secretary of the United States Department of Education, will give a talk at Bates College on (Thursday) March 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

March 12, 1996
11:00 am

Flutist Ariel Cahn to Perform With Frank Glazer at Bates

The recital’s featured presentations will included the sonata “Undine” by Reinecke, a challenging 19th-century work for the flute and piano, and “Sonatine” by Dutilleaux, a modern French virtuoso selection.

Tuesday

March 12, 1996
10:52 am

Bates Students to Discuss African-American Protest in Maine

The final part of Miller’s talk will consider the stragegies devised by the civil rights movement within Maine as well new directions in social transformation pursued by the contemporary African American community.

Tuesday

March 12, 1996
10:44 am

Asian Studies Scholar to Lecture at Bates

An expert in late imperial and early modern Chinese history, she is the author of several books including “Agricultural Change and the Peasant Economy of South China,” “Chinese Society in the Eighteenth Century” and “Education and Literacy in Ch’ing China” as well as the editor of “Death Ritual in Late Imperial and Modern China.”