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Monday

November 12, 2012 6:49 am

Veteran of Chavez-era United Farm Workers campaigns to give Andrews Lecture

Veteran of Chavez-era United Farm Workers campaigns to give Andrews Lecture

Marshall Ganz, a public policy expert at Harvard, delivers the annual Andrews Lecture on Nov. 14.

Friday

October 21, 2011 10:10 am

Lecture, activities explore being ‘Here and Now in a Nonstop World’

Lecture, activities explore being ‘Here and Now in a Nonstop World’

Scott Belsky, CEO of Behance, discusses the importance of reflective thought amidst the information onslaught.

Thursday

October 15, 2009 6:45 am

Bishop Gene Robinson, NewsHour analyst Paul Solman to speak in Bates College appearances

Paul Solman, an economics, business and occasional art correspondent to “The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer” speaks at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, in Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. He offers two lectures on a common theme, “The Divided Self: Money, God and Neighbor.” The Oct. 5 talk is titled “Spending Beyond Our Means and Are We Screwed If We Don’t?” and the Oct. 7 talk, “IS Money The Root of All Evil?” The Right Rev. V. Gene Robinson, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire and the first openly gay, non-celibate bishop in a major Christian denomination, speaks at noon Thursday, Oct. 15, in the College Chapel, College Street. His talk is called “Religion and Gay Marriage: Why They Matter So Much.”

Thursday

March 22, 2007 2:22 pm

Andrews lecturer to discuss the 'prison industrial complex'

Ruth Wilson Gilmore, writer, professor of geography and director of the Program in American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California, will give a presentation titled “The Prison Industrial Complex After 25 Years” Thursday, March 22, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Tuesday

April 7, 1998 1:54 pm

Acclaimed essayist to discuss assisted suicide

Nancy Mairs, an acclaimed essayist confined for many years to a wheelchair, discusses Life’s Worth: Rethinking Who Lives, Who Dies in the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture in Ethics and Education at Bates April 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Benjamin Mays Center. Also on April 20 in the Mays Center, at 4 p.m., Mairs will read from her recently published book Waist-High in the World: A Life Among the Nondisabled. The public is invited to attend both events free of charge.

Wednesday

January 24, 1996 2:49 pm

Urban missionary to deliver Andrews lecture

An ordained Pentecostal minister, former gang member, Harvard graduate and urban missionary will deliver the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture at Bates at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5 in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.