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Friday

February 15, 2002
3:58 pm

Symposium examines stereotyping through children's literature

In an examination of how children’s literature transmits stereotypes, a series of talks, accompanied by three one-act plays, in a symposium titled What is Children’s Literature? will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, March 1, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 2. The public is invited to attend the sessions, which include breaks for discussion and meals, free of charge.

Wednesday

February 13, 2002
9:23 am

Bates to host New England Division III track championships

Some of the nation’s best track and field teams will be showcased at Bates, this year’s host of the New England Division III men’s track and field championships.

Monday

February 11, 2002
9:34 am

Learning-associate programs invite students to the 'real world' to Bates

Novelist Carolyn Chute and the owners of an organic Maine farm are among the specialists working with students in two innovative programs that are engaging the campus with the world outside.

Thursday

January 3, 2002
3:51 pm

The Martin Luther King Jr. Read-in

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.

Thursday

January 3, 2002
3:41 pm

Debate between Bates and Morehouse Colleges

The visiting team comes from Morehouse College, the Atlanta institution known for its tradition of illustrious graduates, including The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Benjamin Mays, Bates class of 1920, was president of Morehouse for 27 years and a mentor to King. The Bates debate team, of which Mays was an accomplished member, comes with a longstanding and esteemed tradition of debate. The forum includes an opportunity for audience members to speak.

Wednesday

November 28, 2001
9:08 am

Online giving comes to Bates

Beginning Dec. 5, alumni, parents and friends may go online with their credit card to make gifts to the Bates Fund.

Friday

November 2, 2001
3:13 pm

Bates creates center for community partnerships

To assure that the valuable relationships forged between Bates College and the community endure and grow, a new Center for Community Partnerships has been created, Bates President Donald W. Harward announced Friday, Nov. 2.

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.