Archives for "Global perspectives"
February 10, 2010 2:46 pm
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
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
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 (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
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
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
In October, the summertime Bates Dance Festival presented its first-ever academic-year project: the multimedia performance Beautiful Me by South African…
December 21, 2009 11:41 am
Army Lt. Col. Mark Leahey ’86 poses with a young boy who had been following Leahey and other Army soldiers one morning during a foot patrol in a Kurdish neighborhood of Kirkuk City. “The boy’s name is Mahmood,” Leahey writes in an e-mail to Bates Magazine.
December 21, 2009 11:10 am
For some students, a year off the college track is just the ticket.
November 19, 2009 9:31 am
“As a black African dancer, I am constantly expected to conform to stereotypical perceptions of the Western world and of…