Archives for "Faculty and staff"

Thursday

October 11, 2001 4:15 pm

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

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.

Wednesday

October 10, 2001 8:31 am

Coffey named Administrator of the Year by NACWAA

The National Association of Collegiate Women’s Athletic Administrators (NACWAA) has recognized Bates College Director of Athletics Suzanne Coffey as its 2001 NCAA Division III Administrator of the Year.

Wednesday

September 26, 2001 8:29 am

Annual faculty symposium celebrates humanities

A Roman’s defense in a seduction suit, ethnic identities in Australian soccer and the search for sex at Ellis Island are some of the topics at hand in the third annual Faculty Symposium at Bates College on Saturday, Sept. 29.

Friday

September 7, 2001 3:47 pm

Bates Dining Services garners award in lobster recipe competition

A Bates College culinary team snared a bronze medal in the Seventh Annual Governor’s Great Taste of Maine lobster recipe competition, held recently at the Blaine House in Augusta.

Wednesday

August 22, 2001 11:13 am

James McBride to deliver convocation address

James McBride, an award-winning composer, saxophonist and best-selling author whose writing explores the complexities of racial identity, will officially open the 147th academic year at Bates College with the convocation address “The Color of Water: A Meditation on Identity” at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, on the college’s main quadrangle. The public is invited to attend free of charge. The rain site will be the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building.

Tuesday

June 5, 2001 3:59 pm

College of Wooster awards Bates president Harward honorary doctorate

Bates College President Donald W. Harward has been awarded an honorary doctor of laws degree from The College of Wooster at the Ohio college’s commencement this year.

Thursday

May 17, 2001 4:10 pm

Bates presents "Prometheus Bound"

The Department of Theater at Bates College presents “Prometheus Bound” by Aeschylus Thursday, May 24 through Sunday, May 27. All performances will be held in the Shaeffer Theatre.

Monday

May 7, 2001 2:53 pm

Lillian Nayder, associate professor of English, explores Victorian lives

Nayder’s forthcoming Cornell University Press book, “Unequal Partners: Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins and Victorian Authorship,” explores the collaborative relationship between Dickens and Collins.

Saturday

May 5, 2001 1:09 pm

Bates students present work at Geological Society of America conference

Five Bates students presented work last month in Burlington, Vt. at the Geological Society of America’s Northeastern regional conference, attended by nearly 900 geoscientists from New England.

Saturday

May 5, 2001 8:07 am

Bates announces new chairperson of Board of Trustees

The President and Trustees of Bates College are pleased to announce that Burton M. Harris, of Swampscott, Mass., has been elected the Chairperson of the Corporation effective June 2, 2001.