Archives for "Africa"

Friday

April 18, 2014 11:58 am

Aliza Luft ’06 examines ‘risky defections’ during the genocide in Rwanda

Aliza Luft ’06 examines ‘risky defections’ during the genocide in Rwanda

Why, Luft asks in her guest blog post, did some Hutu “evade participation and help Tutsi” instead of killing them?

Thursday

April 3, 2014 1:24 pm

2014 Watson Fellow Simone Schriger

2014 Watson Fellow Simone Schriger

Simone Schriger, a senior psychology major from Los Angeles, is one of two Bates seniors to be awarded a 2014 Watson Fellowship.

Friday

January 31, 2014 12:47 pm

Jewish family history, hands-on health care in Africa motivate 2013 Phillips Student Fellows

Jewish family history, hands-on health care in Africa motivate 2013 Phillips Student Fellows

Rachel Baumann ’14 and Asha Mohamud ’15 sought to understand experiences outside the U.S. that had changed the lives of people close to them.

Friday

January 31, 2014 12:37 pm

Intersections between health and culture draw Phillips Fellow Mohamud ’15 to Tanzania

In Tanzania during the summer of 2013, Phillips Fellow Asha Mohamud ’15 learned a valuable lesson about perspective.

Thursday

November 7, 2013 1:53 pm

Third annual Inside Africa Fashion Show celebrates diversity within the continent

Third annual Inside Africa Fashion Show celebrates diversity within the continent

Celebrating the depth and variety of African culture, Bates presents the third annual Inside Africa Fashion Show on Nov. 8

Wednesday

October 16, 2013 3:15 pm

Architect of post-apartheid constitution in South Africa to speak at Bates

Architect of post-apartheid constitution in South Africa to speak at Bates

Justice Albert Sachs, a key architect of South Africa’s post-apartheid constitution, speaks at Bates Oct. 24.

Wednesday

March 6, 2013 1:10 pm

Inside Africa Fashion Show explores traditional fashions, Africa’s worldwide influence

Inside Africa Fashion Show explores traditional fashions, Africa’s worldwide influence

Reflecting the influence of African fashion abroad as well as the diversity of the continent’s apparel, the second annual Inside Africa Fashion Show takes place March 15.

Thursday

February 28, 2013 11:31 am

Rwandan filmmaker to screen latest documentary

Rwandan filmmaker to screen latest documentary

A filmmaker dedicated to producing documentaries about the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, Gilbert Ndahayo shows his new film at Bates on March 4.

Tuesday

February 19, 2013 1:02 pm

Detwiler ’95 plays key role in confirming new African monkey species

Detwiler ’95 plays key role in confirming new African monkey species

An African monkey known as a lesula was recently confirmed as a new species by Kate Detwiler ’95 and her fellow primate researchers.

Friday

January 18, 2013 1:45 pm

Dauge-Roth’s course on teaching genocide highlighted in International Educator

Dauge-Roth’s course on teaching genocide highlighted in International Educator

Teaching genocide is about finding ways to “create connections and dialogues” says Alex Dauge-Roth.