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Geology professor to present paper on arsenic

Wednesday, March 27, 1996 10:35 am

Lois K. Ongley, assistant professor of geology at Bates, will discuss the results of a study of the sorption of dissolved arsenic by sand at the 1996 Northeastern Section Meeting of the Geological Society of America on Friday at 8:40 a.m. in Regency A of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Buffalo, N.Y.

Original concerto to headline orchestra performance

Tuesday, March 19, 1996 10:16 am

A new concerto by Bates College music professor William Matthews and the monumental Ninth Symphony of Dmitri Shostakovich will be on the program when the Bates Orchestra performs March 29 and 30 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

"Bingo" to be Staged at Bates

Friday, February 16, 1996 9:39 am

The last year in the life of William Shakespeare is the subject of a dramatic play to be staged at Bates College on March 7, 8 and 9 at 8 p.m., and on March 10 at 2 p.m. in the Schaeffer Theatre. Tickets are $6.

Professor's book focuses on ethnic nationalism, Macedonian conflict

Thursday, February 8, 1996 9:34 am

Loring M. Danforth, professor of anthropology at Bates, has written a book about the claims to and construction of Macedonian identity in Northern Greece and Australia. In The Macedonian Conflict: Ethnic Nationalism in a Transnational World, just published by Princeton University Press, Danforth examines the Macedonian conflict in light of contemporary theoretical work on ethnic nationalism, the construction of national identities and cultures, the invention of tradition and the role of the state in building a nation.

Rhetoric professor receives argumentation theory award

Thursday, February 1, 1996 9:20 am

Robert Branham, professor of rhetoric and director of debate at Bates College, has received the latest Research Award of the American Forensic Association (AFA) for his 1994 article, "Debate and Dissent in Late Tokugawa and Meiji Japan," which appeared in the journal "Argumentation and Advocacy."

Special gospel and jazz concert to be held

Monday, January 22, 1996 10:44 am

A special concert and discussion of sacred music in the gospel and jazz traditions will be held at the Bates College Chapel on Sunday (1/28) at 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates' 77th annual college winter carnival

Thursday, January 18, 1996 10:13 am

The Roaring Twenties" has been selected as the theme for the 77th annual Bates College Winter Carnival, which begins Thursday (1/18) with a ceremonial torch-lighting at the Statehouse in Augusta and a relay to the campus by student runners.

Education professor elected president of environmental education association

Thursday, January 11, 1996 11:48 am

Peter Blaze Corcoran, associate professor and chair of the department of education at Bates, was recently elected president of the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE). As president-elect for 1996, he will assume the presidency in 1997.

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