Archives for "Global perspectives"

Saturday

November 1, 2008 8:58 am

Keeping Pace with the Earth

Anna Skarstad ’11 wants to be a farmer, but she’s not willing to hoe that row until she understands why.

Tuesday

October 28, 2008 12:00 pm

Food writer Pollan explores 'American paradox'

The annual Otis Lecture at Bates, Pollan’s droll, fact-rich talk was titled In Defense of Food: “The Omnivore’s Solution.”

Sunday

August 10, 2008 12:38 pm

Iranians of all political stripes, ages believe U.S. will attack

In an essay published in Maine’s Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel newspapers in Maine, Visiting Professor of Politics Eric Hooglund writes about his early summer trip to Iran, which coincided with U.S. Senate and House resolutions (since blocked) authorizing President Bush to set up a naval blockade of Iran.

Tuesday

August 5, 2008 12:45 pm

To heal the wounded

A book review in The New York Times praised the team of U.S. Army medical professionals, including Dr. Dave Lounsbury ’72, a retired colonel, that pushed for publication of War Surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq: A Series of Cases, 2003–2007.

Tuesday

July 1, 2008 2:46 pm

Ecosystem of inches

Every time a putt lips out, or every time a football bangs an upright, you hear the phrase: “It’s a game of inches.” Then there’s commercial fisherman Eric Hesse ’86, the subject of a photo essay. He works in an ecosystem of inches.

Tuesday

July 1, 2008 11:56 am

Inside China

As China becomes a global player, Bates economist Margaret Maurer-Fazio and her students have ringside seats.

Tuesday

May 13, 2008 12:08 pm

Rwandan filmmaker to present work about his family, 1994 genocide

Bates commemorates the 14th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda with a screening of a new documentary film by genocide survivor Gilbert Ndahayo at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Tuesday

May 13, 2008 10:08 am

1980 — The Iran Hostage Crisis

Feb. 13, 1980, was Day 102 of the hostage crisis in Tehran, Iran. But for globetrotting freelance journalist William Worthy ’42, it was just another day in just another post-revolution country.

Sunday

May 11, 2008 12:18 pm

Hurting Inside

This X-ray showing a nail in a person’s neck is from the lead image of Inside Terrorism: The X-Ray Project,…

Sunday

May 11, 2008 11:49 am

Work, Truly Our Own

Among workshops that Bates held on Jan. 21 to honor Martin Luther King Jr., one stood out by virtue of its subject: Bates itself.