Archives for "Global perspectives"

Thursday

November 17, 2011 10:05 pm

Theologian’s lecture to propose ‘collective conscience’ as response to climate change

Theologian’s lecture to propose ‘collective conscience’ as response to climate change

With climate change looming as a great challenge of this century, theologian Celia Deane-Drummond will call for the development of a collective conscience as a moral response to the phenomenon in a lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in Chase Hall Lounge.

Thursday

November 3, 2011 6:46 pm

Video: Mustafa and Romina say “Hello!”

Video: Mustafa and Romina say “Hello!”

Mustafa Basij-Rasikh ’12 of Kabul, Afghanistan, and Romina Istratii ’12 of Athens, Greece, offer welcomes in their native languages (plus…

Friday

October 28, 2011 8:00 pm

Bates was the diving board for global citizen Alyson Ewald ’90

For Alyson Ewald ’90, Bates was like a diving board, and her pool was Olympic-size — the globe, into which…

Tuesday

October 25, 2011 6:37 pm

The shutter clicks and Ebbe Sweet ’11 sees what they see

The shutter clicks and Ebbe Sweet ’11 sees what they see

“I love to watch other people take photos,” says photographer Ebbe Sweet ’11, a program assistant on the Bates Semester…

Monday

October 24, 2011 9:38 pm

UN Day menu at Bates kicks off Open to the World

Christine Schwartz, director of Bates College Dining Services, offers the menu for United Nations Day at the college. The special…

Friday

October 7, 2011 1:41 pm

Bates presents second annual Translations international poetry festival and conference

During the first “Translations” poetry festival at Bates College, in 2010, conference organizer Claudia Aburto Guzmán had an encounter that seemed to crystallize the event for her.

This innovative festival presented international poets reading their work in the original language, with English translations prepared by Bates faculty and students. Working with Somali poet Omar Ahmed, “it struck me that I was involved in the true practice of communication,” says Aburto Guzmán, associate professor of Spanish.

Monday

May 2, 2011 4:42 pm

Efficient private-public response to catastrophes topic of May 10 talk

The roles that the public and private sectors can play in reducing the damage from and costs of extreme events will be the topic of a presentation by Howard Kunreuther ’59, James G. Dinan Professor of Decision Sciences and Public Policy at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, in the Keck Classroom (G-52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road. Sponsored by the economics department, Kunreuther’s presentation is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-8296.

Wednesday

April 27, 2011 4:38 pm

University of Wisconsin professor visits Bates to discuss African political cartoons

Tejumola Olaniyan, a professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, presents the lecture “On Bigness: Wealth, Power and Body Size in African Political Cartoons” at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, in Bates College’s Keck Classroom, Pettengill Hall (G52).

Wednesday

April 6, 2011 11:25 am

Sights, sounds and sense of Russian poetry at Mount David Summit

The two students of Russian began their Mount David Summit panel presentation with a black-and-white photograph showing the open casket…

Monday

April 4, 2011 2:45 pm

Student endeavors shine brightly at 10th annual Mount David Summit

As happens every year, the Mount David Summit made a beehive of Pettengill Hall.