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Puppets join actors in production of Duras' 'Sea Wall'

Friday, February 15, 2002 9:09 am

Live actors share the stage with puppets from a variety of puppetry traditions in the production of Marguerite Duras' novel The Sea Wall. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 7-9, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 10, in Gannett Theater.

Elizabeth Sheppard named director of alumni relations at Bates

Friday, January 18, 2002 2:43 pm

Auburn resident Elizabeth K. Sheppard is the new director of alumni relations at Bates College, Vice President for Alumni Affairs and External Relations William W. Hiss recently announced.

Three Bates faculty members receive Phillips Fellowships

Monday, January 14, 2002 3:39 pm

Matthew Cote, associate professor of chemistry; Atsuko Hirai, Kazushige Hirasawa Professor of History; and John Rhodes, associate professor of mathematics, have been awarded Phillips Faculty Fellowships for the 2002-03 academic year, announced Donald W. Harward, president of Bates College.

Modern Dance Company showcases new work

Tuesday, January 8, 2002 4:01 pm

The Bates College Modern Dance Company, under the artistic direction of Marcy Plavin, showcases the talents of students and a guest choreographer in concerts at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11; 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, in Schaeffer Theatre on College Street.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Read-in

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:51 pm

The Bates College education department and Center for Service-Learning sponsor an annual Martin Luther King Day Read-In at Martel School. Student, staff and faculty volunteers are encouraged to participate. Readers will share a book with a diversity theme with a 4th-, 5th- or 6th-grade student. The book will then be given to the child to keep.

The Evening Program

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:50 pm

Student dancers, under the direction of hip-hop choreographer W. Barry Dean, will perform an original piece commissioned for the MLK Jr. observation. A resident of Lewiston, Dean comes from Chicago and attended the University of Southern Maine. He teaches hip-hop at Bates and with Elizabeth Hansen's Dance Studio in Lewiston.

Bates visiting professorship honors human rights leader

Monday, December 17, 2001 1:14 pm

Bates College has received a $1 million gift and pledge from the Orr Family Foundation, founded by trustee James F. Orr III, to support a distinguished visiting professorship in honor of human rights advocate Benjamin E. Mays, a 1920 Bates graduate who influenced a generation of civil rights leaders.

The Quimby League

Monday, December 3, 2001 11:48 am

The Quimby league is dedicated to parliamentary-style debate. Although some Washington schools have participated in a regional league that offers traditional (Lincoln-Douglas, Policy) debate, many students did not have time for the preparation these styles require.

Economics department ranked at top of leading liberal arts college

Thursday, October 25, 2001 1:28 pm

The Bates College Department of Economics ranks second in the nation in the number of times its faculty's scholarly research is cited by other researchers.

Bates professor says fear causes silence of eminent Muslim scholars on attacks

Thursday, October 11, 2001 4:15 pm

A month after suicide-terror attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C., killed almost 6,000 people, fear still locks the voices of the eminent Middle East clergy of Islam, says Mishael Caspi, an Israeli Islamic and Judaic scholar and visiting professor of religion at Bates.

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