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Friday

February 13, 2004
11:41 am

Author of 'Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence' to speak at Bates

Doris Pilkington, author of “Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence” (University of Queensland Press, 1997), will give a talk coupled with the screening of the acclaimed 2002 film “The Rabbit-Proof Fence” at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, in the Benjamin Mays Center, corner Bardwell and Russell streets. The public is invited to attend the film and lecture, sponsored by the Bates College Multicultural Center, free of charge. For more information, call 207-786-8376.

Tuesday

January 27, 2004
11:03 am

Fulbright grant brings expert in Indonesian music, puppetry to Bates

Thanks to the college’s first-ever grant from the Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program, an expert in traditional Indonesian forms of music and shadow puppetry is currently in residence at Bates College.

Friday

January 9, 2004
10:30 am

Fireworks added to Asia Week events at Bates College

In observance of the Lunar New Year, Bates College and the student organization Sangai Asia have added a fireworks display to Asia Week, the college’s major celebration this month of the diverse cultures of Asia and particularly China.

Wednesday

January 7, 2004
11:55 am

German consul general for New England to speak at Bates

Rolf-Dieter F. Schnelle, consul general to New England for the Federal Republic of Germany, speaks on the topic “The New Europe — Old and New United: A Challenge to the Europeans and the United States” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend the lecture, sponsored by the Bates Department of German, Russian and East Asian Languages and Literatures, free of charge.

Friday

March 14, 2003
2:07 pm

Noted vegetarian chef to visit in observance of Great American Meatout

Ken Bergeron, author of the award-winning cookbook “Professional Vegetarian Cooking,” will visit for two days of vegan food preparation with students and Dining Services staff. We welcome media coverage of the event, which marks the 19th anniversary of the Great American Meatout, the world’s largest diet education campaign, on March 20.

Wednesday

October 16, 2002
3:01 pm

U.S. Muslim woman describes peace pilgrimage to Afghanistan in Spiritual Journey series

Shamshad Sheikh, Muslim chaplain at Mount Holyoke College, will discuss her experiences in a Bates College lecture titled From Pakistan to Afghanistan via the United States: A Muslim Peace Pilgrim’s Journey, at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend this discussion, part of the “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul 2002-03″ series sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain, free of charge. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.

Thursday

September 12, 2002
2:24 pm

Professors and students to discuss globalization

A group of Bates students and faculty will present a panel discussion titled “Perspectives on Globalization,” to be followed by a question-and-answer period, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. The public is invited to attend this event, sponsored by the Bates Democrats, the College Republicans, the Bates Libertarians and the campus Anti-Sweatshop Coalition, free of charge.

Wednesday

March 27, 2002
3:24 pm

Senior wins Watson Fellowship to study traditional medicine

Diana Shaghayegh Sepehri, a Bates College senior born in Iran and now a resident of Sacramento, Calif., has received one of 60 prestigious research fellowships awarded this month by the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship Program.

Friday

March 1, 2002
2:49 pm

Bates secures $400,000 Asian studies grant

Bates College has won a $400,000 grant from the Freeman Foundation to expand and enrich its Asian studies program, announced Jill N. Reich, dean of the faculty and vice president for academic affairs. The four-year grant will fund faculty research, the creation of new courses, travel for faculty and students, and the acquisition of library and technology resources.