Archives for "South America"

Friday

February 12, 2010 9:39 am

Activists to discuss indigenous politics, environmentalism in the Americas at Bates College

The politics and environmental interests of indigenous peoples in the Americas, including Native Americans from Maine, are at issue in two nights of panel discussions at Bates College at Monday, Feb. 22 and Tuesday, Feb. 23.

Friday

October 30, 2009 12:50 pm

Bates' Language Arts Live series events span November

Longtime Maine poet Theodore Enslin and poet-artist-filmmaker Cecilia Vicuña take part in the Bates College Language Arts Live series in November. Featuring noted writers reading from their work, Language Arts Live events are open to the public at no cost. The series is sponsored by the English department, the environmental studies and Spanish programs, the Learning Associates Program, the Bates Humanities Fund and the John Tagliabue Poetry fund. For more information, contact jskinner@bates.edu.

Tuesday

October 27, 2009 12:04 pm

Global Lens film series concludes with Brazilian film Margarette's Feast

The Global Lens film series at Bates College concludes with “Margarette’s Feast”, a film from Brazilian director Renato Falcão. The film will be shown at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec.11, and Sunday, Dec. 13, in the Olin Arts Center, Room 105, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

August 4, 2009 2:36 pm

Manbi, Ecuador

This photo was taken in the province of Manbi on the coast of Ecuador. After a long hike through the bosque seco and bosque nublado we stopped to cut platano and bananas to bring down to the house for our Ecuadorian-American feast.

Thursday

July 23, 2009 9:27 am

Tania Isaac Dance presents Bates Dance Festival premiere

A visually explosive, sensual marriage of modern American and Caribbean aesthetics, Tania Isaac Dance brings its newest evening-length work to the Bates Dance Festival in performances at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 24 and 25, in Bates College’s Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Tickets are $20 for the general public and $12 for students and seniors, and can be purchased by calling 207-786-6161. Dance writer Debra Cash offers a pre-performance lecture in the festival’s “Inside Dance” series at 7:15 p.m. on the 25th.

Thursday

March 26, 2009 10:54 am

Writers from Equatorial Guinea to speak

Four writers from Equatorial Guinea, the only Spanish-speaking nation in Africa, visit Bates College to give a joint presentation titled “Writing Africa in Spanish: Four Equatorial Guinean Writers Speak of Exiled Dreams” at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Thursday

March 19, 2009 4:40 pm

Cultural activists from South America to speak at Bates

Marfa Inofuentes and Rosana Silva Chagas, cultural activists from Bolivia and Brazil, speak at Bates College on March 23. The event is co-sponsored by the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute and the Arturo Schomburg Afro-Latino Speaker Series, a program of the Bates Office of Multicultural Affairs.

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.

Saturday

November 1, 2008 9:24 am

Feeding the Bobcat

Sylvan Ellefson ’09 and his Nordic teammates trust the Bates food chain.

Saturday

November 1, 2008 9:20 am

Cornfield as Classroom

Food-oriented community projects provide more than physical nourishment.