Archives for "Faculty and staff"
December 9, 2010 5:24 pm
Does Charles Dickens matter?
Professor of English Lillian Nayler helps answer the question in the Dec. 12 Wall Street Journal.
The question was prompted by two of Charles Dickens’ novels — “A Tale of Two Cities” and “Great Expectations” — being named last week to Oprah Winfrey’s book club.
December 3, 2010 12:15 pm
Winning makes us happy? Not so fast, says Associate Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina, author of Winning: Reflections on an…
November 22, 2010 12:22 pm
Music improvised by schoolchildren from Japan and Lewiston forms the basis of a collaborative sound and image project to be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Listening In, Looking Out is a project undertaken by Hiroya Miura, a composer who directs the
Bates College Orchestra, in collaboration with Bates students, intermedia artist Peter Bussigel and percussionist Masaki Endo, as well as the children, whose recorded musical efforts form part of the soundscape.
November 18, 2010 2:32 pm
Professor Emeritus of Education John J. Margarones ’48, who helped to transform teacher education at Bates from a classroom-based endeavor…
November 12, 2010 4:12 pm
Lillian Nayder is a Bates professor whose new biography “The Other Dickens: A Life of Catherine Hogarth” is the first comprehensive portrait of the woman that Charles Dickens married and then repudiated.
November 9, 2010 3:26 pm
Michael Martinez of Dallas, Texas, has joined an unusual and innovative Bates initiative for enhancing student diversity. Currently director of a highly successful college access program for high school students, Martinez joins Bates as associate dean for admission and student transition on Dec. 1.
November 5, 2010 10:38 am
Works by noted choreographers Monica Bill Barnes and Niles Ford are featured in Bates College Modern Dance Company performances at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13; 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14; and 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.
November 4, 2010 5:13 pm
• Click on the thumbnails below to view images from the Leaders in Philanthropy event (photos by Lorenzo Ciniglio): Reflecting…
October 28, 2010 11:00 pm
Before Maine Public Broadcasting flipped on its array of broadcast technology for the gubernatorial debate at Bates on Oct. 28,…
October 26, 2010 12:20 pm
Presenting five nights of readings by poets from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas, the festival “Translations 2010: Cross-Cultural Awareness Through Poetry” takes place at Bates College Nov. 7-11.