Archives for "Global perspectives"


December 7, 2001 1:09 pm

Former national security adviser warns of future terrorist attacks

“There are no ethical limits to the weapons that will be used against us,” former national security adviser Leon Fuerth said during his presentation titled “Attacks on America” at a president’s breakfast seminar in Muskie Archives Dec. 7.


April 13, 2000 12:40 pm

Bates students awarded Watson Fellowships

Bates College seniors Kristen Frederick of Columbia, S.C., and Weston Noyes of Salt Lake City, Utah, are two of 60 students nationwide recently selected to receive Thomas J. Watson Fellowships.


March 30, 2000 1:27 pm

Bates students present "Celebrating Places We Call Home: Stories From Lewiston-Auburn"

Bates College students enrolled in “Literature and the Environment” will present the results of a semester-long project, “Celebrating the Places We Call Home: Stories From Lewiston-Auburn,” a series of interviews conducted with 15 Lewiston-Auburn residents about places that have particular meaning for them, at 5 p.m.Friday, April 7, in Chase Hall Lounge on Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


March 13, 2000 12:11 pm

Haitian and Lewiston artists exhibit at Bates Mill Center

The Bates College Multicultural Center and the Creative Photographic Arts Center of Maine are sponsoring an art exhibit, “Two Voices from the Diaspora,” now through March 24. “Move San” (“Bad Blood”) by Haitian painter Joseph Eddy Pierre and “African Elements” by weaver and mixed-media artist Joanna Boley-Lee, a Lewiston resident and director of the affirmative action office at Bates College, comprise the Creative Photographic Arts Center exhibition on the fourth floor of the Bates Mill Enterprise, 59 Canal St. Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


February 3, 2000 2:00 pm

'Best of the Fest' to be shown

“Best of the Fest,” a two-hour highlight film from the 24th Annual Banff Festival of Mountain Films in Banff, Alberta, Canada, will be shown at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. “Best of the Fest” features footage of high-altitude rock and ice climbing, a trek from Russia to Canada through the North Pole, extreme mountain biking and the first crossing of western Nepal by paraglider. Admission to the event, sponsored by the Bates College Outing Club, is $3 for adults and free for seniors and children under 12.


January 11, 2000 3:31 pm

Bates and USM/LA jointly served by AmeriCorps*VISTA member

In an unusual cooperative effort between a private and public institution of higher education, the Bates College Center for Service Learning and the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College (LAC) share the services of an AmeriCorps*Volunteers In Service To America (VISTA) member.


January 11, 2000 3:25 pm

The New York Kunqu Troupe performs Chinese opera

The New York Kunqu Troupe of The Kunqu Society will perform two acts from “Pan Chin-lien,” a contemporary Chinese opera adapted from Shen Jing’s 16th-century classical work “Yi Xia Ji” at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, in Schaeffer Theatre.


January 10, 2000 3:06 pm

Noted liberation theologist to speak on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Philosopher, educator and minister William R. Jones will deliver the keynote address, “Beyond Hate Language: The Oppressor’s Ploy or Pathology of the Oppressed?,” for the 2000 Bates College Martin Luther King Day Jr. celebration.


January 4, 2000 2:58 pm

Acclaimed 17-year-old cellist Alisa Weilerstein to perform

Acclaimed 17-year-old cellist Alisa Weilerstein will perform a concert of works by Schubert, Barber and Tchaikovsky at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.


March 16, 1999 11:35 am

Award-winning journalist Robin Wright to speak

Robin Wright, winner of the 1989 National Magazine Award for her reportage from Iran in The New Yorker, will discuss “Iraq: How Did We Get There and Where Are We Going?” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 29 in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.