Archives for "Global perspectives"

Thursday

April 8, 2004 3:14 pm

Bates College names Phillips Student Fellows

Six Bates College students have been named 2004 Phillips Student Fellows, recipients of an award that provides major funding for summer research projects involving meaningful immersion in different cultures.

Monday

March 29, 2004 2:10 pm

Bates presents World Music Weekend

Featuring performances by students from Bates and Bowdoin colleges, as well as a special appearance by a Balinese gamelan orchestra from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Bates presents World Music Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, April 3-4, in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

March 24, 2004 9:16 am

Bates presents World Music Weekend

Featuring performances by students from Bates and Bowdoin colleges, as well as a special appearance by a Balinese gamelan orchestra from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Bates presents World Music Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, April 3-4, in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

March 17, 2004 10:33 am

Filmmaker screens documentary about Chinese Cultural Revolution

Chinese-born scholar and director Carma Hinton screens her new two-hour film about the Chinese Cultural Revolution, “Morning Sun,” at 6 p.m. Monday, March 22, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell Street. Sponsored by the Asian studies program and the Freeman Foundation, the film and subsequent discussion led by the filmmaker are open to the public at no charge. For more information, call 207-786-8296.

Monday

March 8, 2004 11:08 am

University of Chicago scholar offers lecture on Bates College Museum of Art exhibit

Wu Hung, professor in the College of the Humanities at the University of Chicago, offers a lecture on the Bates College Museum of Art exhibit “Documenting China: Contemporary Photography and Social Change” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 12, in the Lower Gallery of the museum, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Friday

March 5, 2004 2:37 pm

Nezinscot Farm owner to discuss Maine dairy industry at Bates College

Gloria Varney, owner of a farm in Turner known for its organic meats and dairy products, visits Bates College to discuss Maine’s dairy industry at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 11, in Room G21, Pettengill Hall, Andrews Road.

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.