Archives for "Middle East"
November 19, 2008 1:23 pm
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.
November 5, 2008 11:50 am
The Global Lens 2008 film series, a touring program of narrative feature films from Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia, continues in Bates College’s Olin Arts Center this week with a 7 p.m. screenings of the 2003 Lebanese drama “The Kite” on Wednesday, Nov. 12, in Room 104.
May 13, 2008 10:08 am
Feb. 13, 1980, was Day 102 of the hostage crisis in Tehran, Iran. But for globetrotting freelance journalist William Worthy ’42, it was just another day in just another post-revolution country.
May 5, 2008 2:57 pm
Scientist and playwright Hassan Abdulrazzak, a Mellon Learning Associate at Bates College, will discuss his critically acclaimed play, Baghdad Wedding, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
January 23, 2008 3:48 pm
To expand dialogue among Bates College students about Palestinian-Israeli relationships, the Office of the Multifaith Chaplaincy announces a two-week series of events, “Art and Alterity: Beyond the Other as Enemy in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.”
December 7, 2007 8:49 am
The DC-Dabkeh Troupe, which performs traditional Middle Eastern folk dances, performs Saturday, March 10, in Bates College’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.
December 7, 2007 12:00 am
The DC-Dabkeh Troupe, which presents traditional Middle Eastern folk dances, performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend this Palestinian cultural night at Bates free of charge.
November 6, 2007 9:38 am
Norman Finkelstein, controversial author of such books as “Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History” and “The Holocaust Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering,” speaks at 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8, in Chase Hall Lounge.
March 27, 2007 1:23 pm
Students of a Bates politics class promise an intense 90 minutes as they conduct “Hearings on U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East,” a mock Senate hearing Friday, March 30, in Room G52, Pettengill Hall, during the Mount David Summit.
March 19, 2007 2:48 pm
Les Campbell, a leading expert on the development of democracy, visits Bates College to speak about the necessity and difficulty of building democracies in the Middle East Wednesday, March 21, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.