Archives for "Global perspectives"

Thursday

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.

Thursday

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.

Monday

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.

Wednesday

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.

Tuesday

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.

Wednesday

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.

Wednesday

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.

Wednesday

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.

Wednesday

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.

Wednesday

January 21, 1998 12:12 pm

Climate change debate is lecture topic

Benjamin Santer, lead author of an international report linking human activity and global climate change, will discuss the political and scientific debate about global warming at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4 in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend the inaugural environmental studies lecture, and admission is free.