Archives for "Events"

Thursday

March 4, 2010 3:06 pm

Expert on U.S. penal system to speak at Bates College

Caleb Smith, an expert in the legal and cultural development of the U.S. penal system, offers a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 15, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Ave.

Thursday

March 4, 2010 2:03 pm

Politician to discuss hopes for a green, sovereign Quebec

A former leader of the Green Party of Quebec, Scott McKay visits Bates College to discuss globalization, national distinctiveness, sovereignty and the environment at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, March 18, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Tuesday

March 2, 2010 2:24 pm

Former U.S. undersecretary of state for African affairs to speak about African leadership

Constance Berry Newman, a former U.S. State Department diplomat for African affairs, presents the lecture “Expectations of 21st-Century African Leaders: Too High or Too Low?” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 4, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Ave.

Tuesday

March 2, 2010 2:14 pm

Performance of Indonesian music, puppetry scheduled at Bates

The Bates College Gamelan Orchestra, joined by Indonesian puppeteer Apep Sobani and by composer Wahyu Roche, performs in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 13, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

March 2, 2010 1:56 pm

Commentator Bay Buchanan to discuss immigration at Bates College

Bay Buchanan, one of the most prominent contemporary conservative voices, offers a lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, March 8, in Chase Hall Lounge at Bates College, 56 Campus Ave. Buchanan will address immigration issues in the United States. Sponsored by the Bates College Republicans, this event is open to the public at no cost.

Monday

March 1, 2010 5:18 pm

Trustees: Suggestions welcome for future honorands

Normally four or five in number, our honorary degree recipients are diverse persons of great distinction whose achievements are consonant with the values of Bates College.

Monday

March 1, 2010 10:42 am

Bates Hillel to screen 'Between the Lines' as part of 2004 Maine Jewish Film Festival

“Between the Lines,” a 2001 award-winning documentary film by Yifat Kedar about Amira Hass, the only Israeli journalist living in the Occupied Territories, will be screened as part of the 2004 Maine Jewish Film Festival at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 14, in the Keck Classroom (G52) of Pettengill Hall. A facilitated discussion with the filmmaker will follow the 58-minute screening (in Hebrew and Arabic, with English subtitles), and the public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

February 25, 2010 11:01 am

Bates alumna among authors to read for Language Arts Live

Three established novelists, including the Bates alumna who wrote the acclaimed debut The Convalescent, read from their work in March and April in Bates College’s Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

Wednesday

February 24, 2010 2:34 pm

Mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Patches, pianist Frank Glazer to perform 'Winterreise'

Mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Patches and pianist Frank Glazer perform Franz Schubert’s song-cycle “Winterreise” Sunday, Feb. 28, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College.

Tuesday

February 23, 2010 2:35 pm

'You Can't Take It With You' opens March 5

Martin Andrucki, Dana Professor of Theater at Bates College, directs the theater department production of “You Can’t Take It With You,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. Performances take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 5, 6, 12 and 13; and at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 7 and 14, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.