Stories about "Events"
Sociologist to speak on black Appalachian life and culture

Friday, March 12, 2010 10:21 am

William H. Turner, who holds the National Endowment for the Humanities Chair in Appalachian Studies at Berea College, offers a lecture titled Blacks in Appalachia: Past, Present and Future at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, this event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-8376.

Bates College student, Outright L/A receive justice and peace award

Friday, March 12, 2010 9:25 am

This year's William Stringfellow Awards for Justice and Peace will be presented to Kate Doria, a Bates College senior active in community service, and Outright L/A, a sex and gender support group. An awards ceremony and potluck supper will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 14, in the Benjamin Mays Center, Bates College, 95 Russell St.

In Bates College lecture, Harvard professor of religion to discuss significance of tears

Friday, March 5, 2010 4:10 pm

Kimberley Patton, professor of the comparative and historical study of religion at the Harvard Divinity School, offers a lecture titled "The Gates of Weeping Are Not Closed: The Powerful Work of Tears in Human Experience" Monday, March 22, in Bates College's Chase Hall Lounge.

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

Thursday, March 4, 2010 3:06 pm

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.

Politician to discuss hopes for a green, sovereign Quebec

Thursday, March 4, 2010 2:03 pm

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).

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

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 2:24 pm

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.

Performance of Indonesian music, puppetry scheduled at Bates

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 2:14 pm

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.

Commentator Bay Buchanan to discuss immigration at Bates College

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 1:56 pm

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.

Trustees: Suggestions welcome for future honorands

Monday, March 1, 2010 5:18 pm

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.

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

Monday, March 1, 2010 10:42 am

"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.

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