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February 12, 2010
9:54 am

Maine veteran, Afghan student to take part in Bates College panel on war in Afghanistan

A panel of Bates College students and faculty, along with a Waterville peace activist, discuss the war in Afghanistan at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, in Bates College’s Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).


December 21, 2009
11:41 am

Life Lessons

Army Lt. Col. Mark Leahey ’86 poses with a young boy who had been following Leahey and other Army soldiers one morning during a foot patrol in a Kurdish neighborhood of Kirkuk City. “The boy’s name is Mahmood,” Leahey writes in an e-mail to Bates Magazine.


October 29, 2009
12:21 pm

Global Lens series continues with Kazakh film Song from the Southern Seas

The Global Lens film series at Bates College continues with “Song from the Southern Seas,” by Kazakhstani director Marat Sarulu, in 8 p.m. showings on Friday, Nov. 6, and Sunday, Nov. 8, in Room 105, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Hosted by the Bates College Museum of Art, the series continues throughout the fall. Admission is $5. “Song from the Southern Seas” (80 min.) is in Russian with English subtitles.


October 29, 2009
12:06 pm

Global Lens series continues with Iranian film Those Three

The Global Lens film series at Bates College continues with “Those Three,” by Iranian director Naghi Nemati, in 8 p.m. showings on Friday, Nov. 13, and Sunday, Nov. 15, in Room 105, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.


August 19, 2009
10:09 am

Abroad Experience

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


July 1, 2009
2:13 pm

The Wounds of War

Army physician Dave Lounsbury ’72, a veteran of Iraq, brings the war home


July 1, 2009
10:21 am

About the Cover: Lounsbury '72

Dr. Dave Lounsbury ’72, retired Army colonel and co-editor of “War Surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq,” visited the campus in March.


June 25, 2009
11:21 am

Statistics ace raises doubt

The Boston Globe describes how Daniel Berman ’08, a graduate student at St. Andrews University in Scotland and self-described elections…


June 18, 2009
11:31 am

Stealing the village vote

In an op-ed essay published in The New York Times, Bates politics professor Eric Hooglund asks if “rural Iran, where…


November 19, 2008
1:23 pm

Global Lens film series continues with Indian drama Let the Wind Blow

This week’s installment in the Global Lens Film Series is “Let the Wind Blow” (2004), director Partho Sen-Gupta’s gritty, apocalyptic interpretation of a story from the Bhagavad Gita.