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Fifty years later, To Kill a Mockingbird still a call to action

Monday, February 7, 2011 2:34 pm

As Cairo’s protesters march across world stage, it’s easy to equate activism...

Slide show: An historic week for the arts at Bates

Tuesday, February 1, 2011 2:02 pm

• Click the thumbnails above to view the slide show. From the...

Arts Crawl culminates historic week for the arts at Bates

Tuesday, February 1, 2011 1:36 pm

Culminating Bates Arts Week, the first-ever Arts Crawl on Jan. 28 presented a campus-wide, sights-and-sounds manifestation of the College's renewed emphasis on the community's creative work.

Video: On the trail of the Bates Arts Crawl

Tuesday, February 1, 2011 12:03 pm

This video story about the Bates Arts Crawl illuminates the evening’s whimsical,...

Economist Nathan Tefft explains how the recession has reduced traffic deaths

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 12:03 pm

Writing in The Portland Press Herald, Assistant Professor of Economics Nathan Tefft...

Pianist Glazer offers three concerts spotlighting Schubert

Friday, January 14, 2011 3:58 pm

Aiming to shine a light on one of the most important composers of the Classical era, renowned pianist Frank Glazer performs three "Sundays With Schubert" programs at Bates College in January and February. All at 3 p.m., the performances take place on Jan. 23, 30 and Feb. 6 in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Admission is free, but tickets are required. For more information, please contact 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.

Oprah selection sparks Dickens discussion with Nayder in Wall Street Journal

Thursday, 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.

Sociologist Duina's book 'Winning' captures media interest

Friday, December 3, 2010 12:15 pm

Winning makes us happy? Not so fast, says Associate Professor of Sociology...

Collaborative sound, image project based on local, Japanese children's contributions

Monday, 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.

John J. Margarones '48, professor emeritus of education, dies at 87

Thursday, November 18, 2010 2:32 pm

Professor Emeritus of Education John J. Margarones ’48, who helped to transform...

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