Archives for "Maine/world"
October 31, 1997 12:01 pm
Kip Tiernan, founder of Rosie’s Place for Women, the Greater Boston Food Bank and Healthcare for the Homeless, will discuss “A Social Activist’s Perspective” as part of a new Bates College lecture series, “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul,” at 4:30 p.m., Nov. 14, in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
October 30, 1997 11:47 am
Highlighting the 12th Annual Maine Women’s Studies Conference at Bates College on Nov. 15 will be the 1 p.m. keynote address in the Chapel by Marcia Ann Gillespie, editor in chief of Ms. magazine. The day-long interdisciplinary program — titled “Making Connections (Among and Between)” — features papers, panels and workshops related to feminist research and political activism.
October 21, 1997 11:17 am
Voices of Korea, a 12-member ensemble specializing in religious, court and folk songs from North and South Korea, will perform at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.
October 17, 1997 11:03 am
The Black Family Trio, a piano, violin and cello ensemble, will perform at noon on Oct. 21, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The concert, part of the Noontime Concert Series at Bates, will feature works by Handel, Dvorak and Squire as well as traditional fiddling music. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
October 13, 1997 9:36 am
The Mid-Coast Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Paul Ross, will open its eighth season with a concert at 7:30 p.m. November 1, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The program features pianist Virginia Eskin in concertos by Clara Schumann and Franz Liszt. Tickets at the door are $8 for general admission and $4 for students and seniors. Tickets are available in advance for $7/$3 at Carroll’s Music in Lewiston and Macbean’s Music in Brunswick. Call 207-725-5657 for more information.
October 3, 1997 8:31 am
Ladislav Venys, at the center of numerous nation-building efforts in the Czech Republic, will discuss the evolving role of NATO in Europe at 7:30 p.m. October 20, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.
October 3, 1997 8:25 am
Two leading human rights activists from Belgrade will discuss the current political situation in Yugoslavia at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. As part of their week-long visit to Bates, Obrad Savic and Natasha Lazovic will also show a film, Predictions of Fire, at 7 p.m. Oct. 8, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend both events free of charge.
September 23, 1997 10:53 am
Peter Edelman, a Clinton-administration appointee who recently resigned in protest over the new national welfare law, and Kevin Concannon, commissioner of the Maine Department of Human Services and a welfare-reform supporter, will discuss the implications of welfare reform on the national and state level at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6, in Chase Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The presentation, sponsored by the Bates Democrats student organization, is open to the public without charge.
August 28, 1997 2:49 pm
Diana L. Eck, award-winning author of Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras, will deliver a lecture titled Multireligious America: New Arguments, New Opportunities, at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to the 1997-1998 Rayborn Lindley Zerby Lecture in Contemporary Religious Thought and admission is free.
August 21, 1997 1:26 pm
Two-hundred and thirty-six incoming students — half the class of 2001 at Bates College — will first face physical rigors, while hiking, rock climbing, canoing, backpacking or mountain biking in the Annual Entering Student Outdoor Program (AESOP) orientation. Dan Voisin, a Bates senior from Lanesboro, Mass., is overseeing the preorientation program, including transportation, food and gear procurement as well as training the 52 student-trip leaders.