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Wednesday

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.

Wednesday

November 5, 2008
11:50 am

Global Lens 2008 film series continues with Lebanese drama 'The Kite'

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.

Tuesday

May 13, 2008
10:08 am

1980 — The Iran Hostage Crisis

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.

Monday

May 5, 2008
2:57 pm

Iraqi playwright to discuss his play, 'Baghdad Wedding'

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.

Wednesday

January 23, 2008
3:48 pm

'Art, Alterity: Beyond the Other as Enemy in Israeli-Palestinian Conflict'

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.”

Friday

December 7, 2007
8:49 am

Traditional Middle Eastern dance troupe to perform

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.

Friday

December 7, 2007
12:00 am

Traditional Middle Eastern dance troupe performs

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.

Tuesday

November 6, 2007
9:38 am

Political scientist offers an analysis of Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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.

Tuesday

March 27, 2007
1:23 pm

Students to conduct mock Senate hearing on Middle East

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.

Monday

March 19, 2007
2:48 pm

Expert on democracy to discuss plight, promise of the Middle East

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.