Archives for "Global perspectives"


December 22, 2004 1:30 pm

Debate team takes on Oxford, Cambridge, the Worlds

“It has been a fantastic year,” said debate coach Bryan Brito. “Once again Bates debaters won the novice tournament, and we have trophied at virtually every tournament we have attended.”


December 22, 2004 10:02 am

2005 Martin Luther King Day Workshops

2005 Martin Luther King Day Workshops.


November 1, 2004 12:37 pm

Panel to discuss U.S. relations with Middle East and South Asia

Bates College will hold a panel discussion about U.S. relations with the Middle East and South Asia at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue. Titled “Comments for the New Administration: The Middle East and South Asia Revisited,” the event is free and open to the public.


October 14, 2004 11:56 am

Panel to discuss Vietnam and Iraq wars

To provide historical perspective on what happened more than three decades ago and what is going on now in the Middle East, a Bates College panel consisting of a Vietnam veteran, a Vietnamese student from Hanoi, a Republican Party student activist, and a former member of Congress and Reagan arms control official will debate the differences and similarities between the Vietnam War and the current conflict in Iraq.


October 6, 2004 1:47 pm

Amandla! sponsors fund-raising drive for hurricane victims in the Caribbean and Sudanese refugees

Amandla!, a Bates College organization addressing issues of people of black heritage, has launched a fund-raising drive to assist citizens of the Caribbean islands devastated by recent hurricanes and Sudanese refugees. All proceeds will go directly to the International Red Cross Emergency Relief Fund and Doctors Without Borders. For further information, e-mail Melisa March at or call 207-795-5118.


September 29, 2004 11:44 am

Weekend music: Concert Series opener, chamber festival

Presenting artists from Boston, Beijing, Venice and Normal, Ill., the 2004-05 Bates College Concert Series brings a world’s worth of musical artistry to the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall this fall and winter. The series of four 8 p.m. concerts begins on Saturday, Oct. 2, with a concert of Chinese music by Chi Li, a virtuoso of the “erhu,” a two-stringed fiddle renowned for its haunting voicelike sound.


September 28, 2004 10:25 am

Debater places first at novice parliamentary debate championships

Led by first-year student Brendan Jarboe of Acton, Mass., Bates College debaters swept the 2004 American Parliamentary Debate Association’s Novice Championships, held Sept. 24 and 25 at Boston University. The tournament is organized specifically for debaters competing for the first time at the collegiate level.


September 27, 2004 1:42 pm

Consul general of Spain to discuss immigration and terrorism as part of Multicultural Center's fall schedule

Presented by the Bates College Multicultural Center, the consul general of Spain in Boston discusses relations between the United States…


August 12, 2004 12:48 pm

Bates Dance Festival presents 'Different Voices' from around the globe

The Bates Dance Festival presents its Different Voices concert at 8 p.m. Aug. 12 and 13 in Schaeffer Theatre, located on College Avenue, Bates College. The concert showcases artists from the United States, Vietnam, Mexico and Cape Verde.


July 28, 2004 10:43 am

Tere O'Connor presents 'Lawn' at Bates Dance Festival

New York dance maker Tere O’Connor, a leading postmodern choreographer, brings his company Tere O’Connor Dance to the Bates Dance Festival Bates for the 2004 Maine premiere of Lawn , a work co-commissioned by the festival. The festival presents Tere O’Connor Dance at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 30 and 31, at Schaeffer Theatre, College Street. Tickets are $17/$10 (students and seniors) and may be purchased by calling 207-786-6161 after July 10. (Lawn is appropriate for people of all ages.)