Archives for "South America"

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 film series resumes with Bet Collector

The Global Lens 2008 film series, a touring program of narrative feature films from Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia, resumes at Bates College with the 2006 Filipino drama “The Bet Collector.”

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.

Friday

August 29, 2008 12:00 pm

Expert in ethnomathematics, math history to give Sampson Lecture

Ubiratan D’Ambrósio, an authority on the fields of ethnomathematics, math education and the history of mathematics, offers two talks at Bates College on Sept. 18. D’Ambrosio offers an informal look at 19th-century Brazilian mathematician Joaquim Gomes de Souza at 4:30 p.m. His second talk, Bates’ annual Sampson Lecture, is titled “Ethnomathematics in a Global World” and begins at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday

May 13, 2008 10:27 am

Bob's Job Says Goodbye

“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.

Wednesday

March 26, 2008 10:13 am

Watson Fellowship to support Bates graduate's graffiti research

A Bates graduate from Chicago is one of 50 students across the country to receive a 2008 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, a $25,000 grant that supports a year of independent research abroad. Jordan Williams, who graduated from Bates in December 2007, will use the award to research the graffiti cultures in Germany, Brazil and South Africa.

Wednesday

October 5, 2005 4:01 pm

Clarinetist-mandolinist Statman opens 2005-06 Bates Concert Series

A trio led by Andy Statman, who parlayed 1970s acclaim as a “Newgrass” mandolinist into renewed renown as a klezmer clarinetist, opens the 2005-06 Bates College Concert Series on Sunday, Oct. 9.

Monday

August 1, 2005 11:17 am

Leading choreographers perform at Bates Dance Festival

The Bates Dance Festival’s roster of resident artists includes many luminaries of the contemporary dance world. The 2005 Faculty Gala concert, presented at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Shaeffer Theatre, showcases the exceptional diversity and talent of such choreographers as Sean Curran, David Dorfman, Spanish dancer Clara Ramona and ballet artist Rachel List. Tickets are $18/$12 (students and seniors) and may be purchased by calling 207-786-6161 after July 9. (This production is appropriate for an audience of all ages.)

Thursday

October 7, 2004 1:16 pm

Senior exhibits documentary images of wine harvest

Bates senior Ryan Heffernan of Napa, Calif., exhibits “Portraits of the Harvest 2004,” a series of black and white photographs of workers harvesting grapes in Mendoza, Argentina, and in his hometown, in Chase Hall Gallery, Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the exhibition, on display through Oct. 18, at no charge. A two-hour reception with the photographer will be held in the exhibtion space at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9.

Monday

September 27, 2004 1:42 pm

Consul general of Spain to discuss immigration and terrorism as part of Multicultural Center's fall schedule

Presented by the Bates College Multicultural Center, the consul general of Spain in Boston discusses relations between the United States…