Archives for "Africa"

Wednesday

August 4, 2010 9:09 am

Dance festival's 'Different Voices' hail from Africa, Mexico, U.S.

In the final week of the Bates Dance Festival, the annual “Different Voices” concert showcases the internationalism of contemporary dance, with choreographers from the United States, Africa and Mexico bringing compelling styles and perspectives to the stage at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Aug. 5 and 6, in Bates College’s Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Tuesday

April 13, 2010 3:55 pm

In The Huffington Post, Sene '00 addresses Africa's economic 'missing middle'

In their co-written article in The Huffington Post, authors Lena Sene ’00 and J. Skyler Fernandes address Africa’s “missing middle,”…

Tuesday

March 2, 2010 2:24 pm

Former U.S. undersecretary of state for African affairs to speak about African leadership

Constance Berry Newman, a former U.S. State Department diplomat for African affairs, presents the lecture “Expectations of 21st-Century African Leaders: Too High or Too Low?” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 4, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Ave.

Tuesday

January 5, 2010 1:54 pm

Sunday Times of Sri Lanka publishes essay by Watson recipient Dissanayake ’09

In the Sunday Times of Colombo, Sri Lanka, economics and theater major Sulochana Dissanayake ’09 writes about last July’s Grahamstown…

Tuesday

January 5, 2010 11:34 am

The Cabot Star-Herald chronicles international travels of Matt Chance '11

The Cabot (Ark.) Star-Herald describes the international travels of native son Matt Chance ’11, who spent the summer working at…

Friday

December 18, 2009 9:27 am

Genocide’s Heirs

Alexis Mutimukunda and Sara Bravmann ’12 talk about their experiences learning from one another.

Friday

December 18, 2009 8:56 am

'Valence, for Whom I Testify'

While visiting his former school, Ecole secondaire de Nyange, Ildephonse Majyambere, an orphan survivor of the genocide in Rwanda, tells what happened on March 18, 1997.

Friday

October 16, 2009 4:19 pm

Rwandan genocide survivor, Berthe Kayitesi, to speak at Bates

Berthe Kayitesi, an author and a survivor of the Rwandan genocide of 1994, speaks on her experiences and the rebuilding of communities in post-conflict Rwanda at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Ave. The lecture, titled “Tomorrow My Life: Orphans in Post-Genocide Rwanda,” is open to the public and admission is free. It is part of the Civic Forum Series sponsored by the Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates.

Thursday

October 15, 2009 7:04 am

Renowned South African choreographer opens debut U.S. tour at Bates

In its first-ever concert held during the academic year, the internationally acclaimed Bates Dance Festival collaborates with the Bates College Concerts Committee to present “Beautiful Me” by the renowned South African company Vuyani Dance Theatre Project.

Friday

September 11, 2009 10:57 am

Authority on Afro-Mexican citizens to speak

A professor of Spanish, a poet and an authority on Mexican citizens of African descent, Marco Polo Hernández Cuevas offers a talk titled “Afro-Mexico 1519-” at Bates College at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.