Archives for "Asia"

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 12:11 pm

Global Lens 2008 film series continues with Argentinian, Iranian entries

The Global Lens 2008 film series, a touring program of narrative feature films from Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia, continues at the Olin Arts Center, Bates College, this week with 7 p.m. screenings of the 2006 Iranian drama ‘The Fish Fall in Love’ on Wednesday, Nov. 5, in Room 104, and ‘Kept and Dreamless’ (Argentina, 2005) on Thursday, Nov. 6, in Room 105.

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

October 28, 2008 12:00 pm

Phillips Fellow to discuss research into Chinese subgroup

Kong wanted to learn more about the Hakka culture, a subgroup of China’s dominant Han people, and compare the influence of that culture in a city of the new China and in Mauritius, with the ultimate goal of better understanding her own identity as a Hakka

Tuesday

October 28, 2008 12:00 pm

Global Lens 2008 film series continues with The Custodian

Julio Chávez portrays Ruben, the bodyguard for a high-profile politician. Ruben is reduced to a mere shadow of a man: every action in his life is regulated by a series of mundane routines, and everywhere his boss goes he must follow, watching but never speaking.

Friday

October 10, 2008 12:00 pm

Global Lens 2008 touring film series comes to Bates

The Global Lens 2008 film series, a touring program of 10 narrative feature films from Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia, opens at Bates College with the 2006 Croatian drama All for Free.

Monday

September 29, 2008 1:36 pm

Phillips, Otis recipients to present international projects

With topics including the effects of ethnic Chinese migration on Tibet and the outlook for farming in Norway, Bates College students who have conducted projects abroad supported by the college’s Otis and Phillips fellowships will discuss their findings in evening presentations throughout October.

Monday

August 18, 2008 1:21 pm

Olympic Gold for Batesie!

Just wanted to give you a little update about the Bates Olympian. Bates graduate Andrew Byrnes (’05) won a gold medal yesterday in the men’s eight rowing event. Byrnes and his 7 teammates beat out Great Britain (Silver medal) and the U.S. (Bronze) to capture the gold medal for Team Canada.

Saturday

August 16, 2008 2:11 pm

Bates Olympian!

I am completely obsessed with sports. So obviously since getting back from camp I have been watching as much of the Olympics as I possibly can.

Sunday

August 10, 2008 12:38 pm

Iranians of all political stripes, ages believe U.S. will attack

In an essay published in Maine’s Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel newspapers in Maine, Visiting Professor of Politics Eric Hooglund writes about his early summer trip to Iran, which coincided with U.S. Senate and House resolutions (since blocked) authorizing President Bush to set up a naval blockade of Iran.