News Archives

Thursday

October 28, 2010 11:18 pm

A day at the (gubernatorial) race: MPBN, Bates partner for debate

Featuring four of the five candidates for the Blaine House — Democrat Elizabeth Mitchell and independents Eliot Cutler, Shawn Moody and Scott — the MPBN debate held in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall capped a day at Bates largely centered around the event.

Tuesday

March 18, 2008 10:08 am

Debaters present lively discussion of First Amendment rights

Members of Bates College’s award-winning Brooks Quimby Debate Council present a lively public discussion about censorship and First Amendment rights at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the college’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Part of The Big Read L-A program sponsored by the Lewiston and Auburn public libraries, the event is open to the public free of charge.

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.”