Archives for "Global perspectives"


February 26, 1999 11:40 am

Award-winning journalist Robin Wright to speak at Bates

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. March 10 in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


February 25, 1999 11:25 am

Bates celebrates International Weekend March 5,6

The Bates College International Club will celebrate the college’s annual International Weekend with a program of fairs and concerts March 6 and March 7.


February 25, 1999 10:13 am

Bates to stage English-language premiere of Hungarian play

“The Red Faust,” a new two-act Hungarian play based on the life of the fiercely anti-communist Jozsef Cardinal Mindszenty, will premiere in English at at 8 p.m. March 5, March 6, March 12 and March 13 and at 2 p.m. March 7 and March 14 in Schaeffer Theatre. Tickets are $6 for general admission and $3 for senior citizens and non-Bates students. For reservations or additional information, call the Schaeffer Theatre box office at 207-786 6161.


October 19, 1998 12:50 pm

Latin-American studies scholar to discuss U.S.-Latin American relations

Peter H. Smith, director of Latin American studies at the University of California, San Diego, will discuss “Prospects for U.S.-Latin American Relations: Trouble Ahead?” at Bates College Thursday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Series lecture, and admission is free.


July 15, 1998 2:06 pm

Second annual HOT FEET dance concert seasoned with spicy African/jazz flavor

As the highlight of the Bates Dance Festival season, an international ensemble of dancers performs HOT FEET, an evening of American jazz, French- Canadian step, Afro-fusion and jazz tap July 31 at 8 p.m. in the Lewiston Middle School Auditorium, located on Central Avenue. Tickets for the performance are priced at $14 and $8 (for full-time students and seniors) and can be purchased at the door or in advance by calling 207-786-6161. Following a sold-out show in 1997, ticket buyers are strongly encouraged to purchase tickets in advance.


June 30, 1998 12:43 pm

Alum's lectures explore cook books as narrative history

Mark Howard, a member of the Bates College class of 1975 and an ardent reader and collector of cook books, will discuss history through the kitchen door in Cook Books as Narrative History: Two Hundred Years of American Cook Book Publishing, 1796-1996, An Overview at Bates July 15 and July 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center. The public is welcome to attend both talks free of charge.


April 15, 1998 3:05 pm

Chief to discuss village's awardwinning hydroelectric power project

Chief Abel Bosum of the Ouje-Bougoumou Cree First Nation will discuss hydroelectric power and his village’s award-winning alternative energy project April 24 at 3 p.m. in Skelton Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


March 4, 1998 4:14 pm

Musicians, poets, artists to perform '¬°EMBARGO!'

Singing with the Enemy, a troupe of musicians, poets and performance artists dedicated to raising awareness about the effects of the U.S. embargo of Cuba, will perform Richard Cambridge’s ¬°EMBARGO! at Bates College March 14 at 7 p.m. in Chase Lounge of Chase Hall.


January 28, 1998 11:49 am

Grand Rapids student debater advances at Oxford competition

Brooks-Quimby debater Liam D. Clarke of Grand Rapids, Minn., recently advanced as one of two undergraduates selected to the semifinal round of the Oxford Union Inter-Varsity Debating Competition in Oxford, England.


January 28, 1998 11:44 am

Guilford student debater advances in Oxford

Tamara R. Bucknell-Pogue of Guilford, Conn., a Bates College debater, recently advanced as one of two undergraduates selected to the semifinal round of the Oxford Union Inter-Varsity Debating Competition in Oxford, England.