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Friday

February 16, 1996
9:44 am

Scientist to Speak at Bates

Distinguished scientist Jack E. Dixon will discuss “Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases: Their Roles in Signal Transduction” at Bates College on March 8 at 7:30 p.m. in room 204 of the Carnegie Science Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Dixon’s talk, the second in a series to celebrate the establishment of a new Bates major in biological chemistry, will include a discussion of the biochemistry of cell cycling and the role of biological chemistry research in society.

Friday

February 16, 1996
9:39 am

"Bingo" to be Staged at Bates

The last year in the life of William Shakespeare is the subject of a dramatic play to be staged at Bates College on March 7, 8 and 9 at 8 p.m., and on March 10 at 2 p.m. in the Schaeffer Theatre. Tickets are $6.

Thursday

February 8, 1996
9:34 am

Professor's book focuses on ethnic nationalism, Macedonian conflict

Loring M. Danforth, professor of anthropology at Bates, has written a book about the claims to and construction of Macedonian identity in Northern Greece and Australia. In The Macedonian Conflict: Ethnic Nationalism in a Transnational World, just published by Princeton University Press, Danforth examines the Macedonian conflict in light of contemporary theoretical work on ethnic nationalism, the construction of national identities and cultures, the invention of tradition and the role of the state in building a nation.

Friday

February 2, 1996
9:26 am

Baha'i leader to speak on transnationalism

A leading figure of the Baha’i faith will speak Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 as part of a Bates lecture series on the United Nations and transnationalism.

Thursday

February 1, 1996
9:20 am

Rhetoric professor receives argumentation theory award

Robert Branham, professor of rhetoric and director of debate at Bates College, has received the latest Research Award of the American Forensic Association (AFA) for his 1994 article, “Debate and Dissent in Late Tokugawa and Meiji Japan,” which appeared in the journal “Argumentation and Advocacy.”

Thursday

February 1, 1996
9:16 am

Distinguished political scientists to discuss transnationalism

Two distinguished political scientists will explore issues concerned with transnationalism in a pair of lectures delivered at Batesat 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12 and Feb. 15 in the Muskie Archives. The lectures, part of a series, Transnationalism and the United Nations After 50 Years, are open to the public free of charge.

Tuesday

January 30, 1996
2:38 pm

Biology lecture to focus on neuromuscular diseases

As part of the continuing Biology Lecture Series, Mary Morton of Holy Cross College will discuss “Calcium Channel Expression in Neuromuscular Diseases” at 4:10 p.m. Feb. 8 in Room 113 of the Carnegie Science Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

January 30, 1996
2:31 pm

Gremley concert to be held at Bates

Pianist Duncan Cumming ’93 will perform the third annual Florence Pennell Gremley Concert at Bates College on Feb. 11 at 3 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

January 30, 1996
2:18 pm

Orchestra performance commemorates Purcell's music

The Bates College Orchestra, directed by William Matthews of the music faculty, will perform a concert accompanied by dancers and chamber singers at 8 p.m. Feb. 9 in the Olin Arts Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.