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Friday

May 20, 2011
10:06 am

Faculty promotions, 2011: Kirk Read

Promoted to full professor in May 2011, Kirk Read is professor of French and chair of the Division of Humanities. A specialist in early modern French literature, he concentrates on pre-Revolutionary France and Francophone North Africa. Released in April by Ashgate Publishing, his Birthing Bodies in Early Modern France: Stories of Gender and Reproduction investigates gender, sex and sexuality in medical discourse and across various literary genres building on an acute knowledge of early modern gender and culture as well as contemporary gender theory.

Friday

May 20, 2011
9:58 am

Faculty promotions, 2011: Katalin Vecsey

Promoted to senior lecturer in May 2011, Katalin Vecsey is senior lecturer in theater. Now in her 16th year at Bates, she teaches courses in voice and speech and voice and gender. With Dana Professor of Theater Martin Andrucki, Vecsey co-leads the Short Term course “Central European Theater and Film,” which brings Bates students to Budapest and Prague.

Tuesday

May 10, 2011
1:33 pm

Sun Journal visits Multifaith Chaplaincy for story on student faith traditions

The Sun Journal‘s Dan Hartill visits a gathering at the Multifaith Chaplaincy for a story about how students engage with…

Tuesday

May 10, 2011
12:59 pm

Surge in Bates admission numbers creates rare 'triple crown'

As thoroughbred racing’s triple crown chase gets under way, Bates is already celebrating a triple crown of its own. As…

Monday

May 9, 2011
3:42 pm

Violist, pianist offer works by Beethoven, Schubert, Franck, others

Internationally renowned violist Robert Dan and Maine pianist Chiharu Naruse perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. For more information, contact 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.

Thursday

May 5, 2011
4:10 pm

Harward Center honors 15 persons and organizations for community work

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates College has honored 15 individuals and organizations for their achievements in community collaboration. Rooted in the academic purpose of Bates, the Harward Center is a focal point for teaching and learning that connects academic and community interests. Reflecting this mission, recipients of Harward Center awards connect Bates with the larger community through collaboration, research and service.

Wednesday

May 4, 2011
2:46 pm

'Post-Human World' series concludes with multimedia dance piece

Rachel Boggia, acting director of the Bates dance program, presents a dance incorporating interactive video at 7 p.m. Monday, May 16, in the Plavin Dance Studio on the second floor of Merrill Gymnasium, 141 Russell St. Titled “In the Very Eye of the Night,” the piece is an 11-minute solo created by Marlon Barrios Solano and performed by Boggia. The event concludes the series “Race in a Post-Human World,” an examination of technology’s impacts on concepts of social categories.

Friday

April 29, 2011
12:58 pm

Campus Construction Update: April 29, 2011

“Wow” was the consensus among the dozen-plus faculty and staff on an April 26 tour of Hedge Hall led by project manager Paul Farnsworth and clerk of the works Chris Streifel.

Tuesday

April 19, 2011
3:20 pm

Dance alumni honor program's founder and its longtime photographer

Decades of dance at Bates College will come to life on stage again Saturday, April 30, as nearly 90 dance alumni perform a piece based on images by the late dance photographer Leonard Plavin. The dance “A Moment in Focus: Dance Images by Leonard Plavin,” commemorating the passion and achievement of a photographer who shot some 10,000 images of the Bates College Modern Dance Company, concludes an alumni reunion dance performance beginning at 8 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.