Archives for "Africa"

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 Hern├índez 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.

Wednesday

August 19, 2009 10:09 am

Abroad Experience

Photographs from study abroad hint at the space between knowledge and experience

Tuesday

August 4, 2009 3:38 pm

Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

After sharing a meal at the end of a two-week homestay with a Zulu family in rural Ohwebede, my host siblings encouraged me to take out my camera for one last photo shoot.

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 11:00 am

Open Forum

Readers share comments about Bates Magazine.

Friday

June 19, 2009 11:26 am

Answering a higher calling

Hartford Courant columnist Jeff Jacobs talks to Phil Johnson ’06 about his decision to leave the financial world of JP…

Tuesday

June 9, 2009 10:12 am

Hartley, Langlais, 'Body Mapping' shows slated for summer at museum

Opening June 12 at the Bates College Museum of Art are exhibitions of work by two prominent artists with Maine connections, and a third exhibition revealing a compelling response to HIV/AIDS.

Friday

May 22, 2009 2:50 pm

Passion, intensity drive Short Term offerings

As students choose just one intensive course from a portfolio of offerings, Bates’ Short Term is amenable to all kinds of academic experimentation. But one of its most desirable qualities is the precious time it affords for sustained concentration.

Wednesday

April 15, 2009 1:32 pm

French professor recognized for integrating service, teaching

Alexandre Dauge-Roth, an assistant professor of French at Bates College, is one of three Maine college professors to receive a 2009 Maine Campus Compact award for infusing public service and civic engagement into their teaching. Dauge-Roth will receive a Donald Harward Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence in the Maine Campus Compact’s eighth annual faculty and student awards ceremony April 16 at the Maine State Museum.

Friday

April 10, 2009 12:16 pm

Seniors' development plan for Tanzanian town named Project for Peace

Two Bates seniors have received a 2009 Davis Projects for Peace award for their plan to create an economic stimulus project in an African village.

Friday

February 27, 2009 1:30 pm

Roar Young Lions, Roar

While I am unsure about how I feel about Jacob Zuma as a president, it was really incredible to be apart of a political rally of tens of thousands of people. Besides the size, it was kind of like one big party which included a good message and lots of singing. The fact that Zuma broke out in song and dance after his speech made some level of his popularity clear. He spent so much time making jokes about the opposition that had the audience rolling and closed his words with a performance. Bravo JZ, Bravo.