Archives for "Global perspectives"
November 17, 2011 10:05 pm
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.
November 3, 2011 6:46 pm
Mustafa Basij-Rasikh ’12 of Kabul, Afghanistan, and Romina Istratii ’12 of Athens, Greece, offer welcomes in their native languages (plus…
October 28, 2011 8:00 pm
For Alyson Ewald ’90, Bates was like a diving board, and her pool was Olympic-size — the globe, into which…
October 25, 2011 6:37 pm
“I love to watch other people take photos,” says photographer Ebbe Sweet ’11, a program assistant on the Bates Semester…
October 24, 2011 9:38 pm
Christine Schwartz, director of Bates College Dining Services, offers the menu for United Nations Day at the college. The special…
October 7, 2011 1:41 pm
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.
May 2, 2011 4:42 pm
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.
April 27, 2011 4:38 pm
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).
April 6, 2011 11:25 am
The two students of Russian began their Mount David Summit panel presentation with a black-and-white photograph showing the open casket…
April 4, 2011 2:45 pm
As happens every year, the Mount David Summit made a beehive of Pettengill Hall.