Archives for "Asia"
August 5, 2008 12:45 pm
A book review in The New York Times praised the team of U.S. Army medical professionals, including Dr. Dave Lounsbury ’72, a retired colonel, that pushed for publication of War Surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq: A Series of Cases, 2003–2007.
August 4, 2008 12:00 pm
Showcasing diverse styles and perspectives, Different Voices features modern, jazz and improvisational works by U.S., Indian and Asian artists in residence at the Bates Dance Festival. The evening features an excerpt from Not About Iraq by the award-winning choreographer/filmmaker Victoria Marks.
July 31, 2008 1:40 pm
The Concord (N.H.) Monitor interviewed lawyer Jay Surdukowski in July after the capture of Radovan Karadzic, the former Bosnian Serb leader who will stand trial after 12 years at large.
July 1, 2008 12:30 pm
In the year’s major exhibition at the Bates College Museum of Art, 17 artists show their response to a disorienting urban transformation in China
July 1, 2008 11:56 am
As China becomes a global player, Bates economist Margaret Maurer-Fazio and her students have ringside seats.
June 22, 2008 12:00 pm
The new exhibition “Stairway to Heaven” explores China’s transformation from a closed society to a global power.
June 1, 2008 12:00 pm
Emphasizing photography, the exhibition portrays the cities through three wide lenses: the changing forms and meanings of public monuments; the forests of skyscrapers springing up like bamboo; and the street-level scenes that are disappearing as those skyscrapers hoist residential living into the heavens.
May 28, 2008 11:15 am
As the 2008 Beijing Olympics put China in the global spotlight this summer, a photographic exhibition at the Bates College Museum of Art will offer alternative perspectives on that intriguing, dynamic nation. “Stairway to Heaven: From Chinese Streets to Monuments and Skyscrapers” showcases work by 17 Chinese artists who examine how economic reform, a new influx of personal wealth and rapid industrialization have changed the urban environment. The exhibit appears from June 7 through Dec. 14.
May 13, 2008 10:27 am
“Your job has been outsourced to India.” I shouldn’t have been surprised — though a week earlier, at our insurance company’s Holiday Concert Celebration, the CEO had trumpeted our “three-times-the-industry growth rate” over hot hors d’oeuvres and good tidings.
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.