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Tuesday

March 26, 2002
3:44 pm

'Kaffir Boy' author lectures at Bates

Mark Mathabane, whose best-selling book “Kaffir Boy” detailed his growing up black in apartheid-era South Africa, speaks at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28, in the Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. The event, sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the College, is free and open to the public.

Wednesday

November 14, 2001
1:50 pm

Talk by author Amitav Ghosh postponed

A talk by the Indian author Amitav Ghosh, scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College, has been postponed due to air travel restrictions.

Thursday

October 25, 2001
1:56 pm

Bates historians to discuss meaning of Sept. 11

Three Bates College historians and an anthropologist will lead a discussion of the Sept. 11 attacks and consider the tragedy’s aftermath in a forum at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

October 23, 2001
2:58 pm

Barachois brings Acadian-style dance party to Bates

Barachois, a quartet from Prince Edward Island, brings a distinctively warm and lively kind of traditional Francophone folk music to Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4 in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russel St. Admission is $12 for adults and $8 for seniors, children and full-time students.

Wednesday

September 26, 2001
8:07 am

Chinese painting exhibition opens at Bates College

A Chinese painting exhibition by Nanjing artist Zhang Yi will be on view in the Bates College Museum of Art Lower Gallery Sept. 28 through Nov. 25.

Thursday

September 20, 2001
2:50 pm

Anoushka Shankar continues concert series

Angel recording artist Anoushka Shankar, the 20-year-old daughter and protégé of renowned Indian sitar virtuoso and composer Ravi Shankar, will perform Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the Bates College Chapel.

Tuesday

August 7, 2001
4:16 pm

Holocaust survivors to speak at Bates

Several Holocaust survivors will discuss their experiences at the 11th annual Holocaust Human Rights Center of Maine’s summer seminar, Teaching the Holocaust: Implications for the 21st Century, at Bates College Aug. 5-10.

Monday

July 16, 2001
1:44 pm

Ian Bleakney '91 awarded 2001 Barlow grant to study education in India

Ian Bleakney ’91, a science teacher and department chair at Merritt College High School, a small public high school, in Oakland, Calif., was recently awarded the 2001 Barlow Alumni Travel Grant from Bates College.

Wednesday

April 25, 2001
3:55 pm

Bates to host conference on the Caribbean and the Americas

A group of Bates, Bowdoin and Colby college faculty and students, joined by a colleague from the University of the West Indies, will gather to participate in a day-long conference and roundtable, “Scientific Knowledge, Culture and Political Economy: The Caribbean and The Americas,” Friday, May 4, in Chase Hall Lounge on Campus Avenue at Bates College.

Tuesday

April 17, 2001
3:26 pm

Martin Yan of "Yan Can Cook" to prepare community dinner at Bates

World-renowned chef Martin Yan, whose cooking show “Yan Can Cook” has brought Chinese cuisine to millions will help prepare a community dinner Thursday, May 3, in the Chase Hall Commons and several other campus locations at Bates College.