Archives for "Global perspectives"


April 29, 2010 2:02 pm

Georgetown University professor to speak about Muslim relations with West

John L. Esposito, an expert on political Islam and the impact of Islamic movements from North Africa to Southeast Asia, offers a talk titled The Future of Islam and West-Muslim Relations Tuesday, May 4, in Chase Hall Lounge at Bates College, 56 Campus Ave.


April 22, 2010 12:46 pm

Muskie '36 remembered for first Earth Day on 40th anniversary

The pivotal role of Edmund S. Muskie in the environmental movement is noted in this article in the St. Louis Beacon.


March 19, 2010 4:21 pm

'Daily Show' speaker on world religions March 24

Stephen Prothero, Professor of Religion at Boston University, will speak 7 p.m. March 24 in Chase Lounge on “The Work of Doing Nothing: Wandering in the World’s Religions.”


February 10, 2010 2:46 pm

Mayor of Port-au-Prince district to speak at Bates

Wilson Louis, mayor of Cité Soleil, a district of the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince, speaks on “Cité Soleil and the Haitian Nation: Moving Forward” in the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St.


February 10, 2010 12:00 am

Films, speakers at Bates College examine Rwandan genocide

Through documentary films and the testimony of survivors, two Monday evening events at Bates explore both the experiences of people who survived the 1994 Rwandan genocide and the process of documenting this horrific episode in history. The events will be held at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22 and 8 p.m. March 1, both in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.


January 14, 2010 9:04 am

Sun Journal tells of Haitian connections of Beasley, Mathieu '12

The Lewiston Sun Journal interviews Myron Beasley, assistant professor of American cultural studies and African American studies, and student Eric…


January 5, 2010 11:34 am

The Cabot Star-Herald chronicles international travels of Matt Chance '11

The Cabot (Ark.) Star-Herald describes the international travels of native son Matt Chance ’11, who spent the summer working at…


December 23, 2009 7:46 am

A Place We Can Talk

A Place We Can Talk

In Alex Dauge-Roth’s Short Term course, Bates students learn with, not from, orphan survivors of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.


December 21, 2009 1:01 pm

Indigenous Delights

A collaboration between Dining Services and Multicultural Affairs, Bitsoie’s program was designed to increase representation of Native American culture on campus. (Bates, Bowdoin, Colby, and Maine’s Indian tribes are working together to draw more Native American students into college.)


December 21, 2009 12:57 pm

Festival in the Fall

In October, the summertime Bates Dance Festival presented its first-ever academic-year project: the multimedia performance Beautiful Me by South African…