News Archives

Thursday

December 2, 2010 8:59 am

CANCELED: Race in a Post-Human World lecture

A talk scheduled for 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, by author Lisa Nakamura has been canceled due to illness.

Monday

November 22, 2010 1:53 pm

'Antisocial Media' opens 'Race in a Post-Human World' series

As part of a Bates College series exploring the impacts of social and technological progress on concepts of race, author Lisa Nakamura offers a lecture at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, in Pettengill Hall’s Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). Nakamura’s lecture, titled Antisocial Media: Understanding Racism and Homophobia in a Digitally Connected World, will address social media’s influence on concepts of race and homosexuality, and will touch on the recent suicide of Rutgers first-year Tyler Clementi.

Thursday

February 18, 2010 12:00 am

Horror films, human rights, world religions at issue in Bates lecture series

The politics of horror films, the intersection of human rights and international development, and an overview of world religions come under discussion in three lectures at Bates College during March.

Monday

October 20, 2008 11:40 am

Science historian discusses views of climate change

Historian of science at the University of California, San Diego, Naomi Oreskes gave a lecture on the science of climate change and the notion of scientific consensus. (Total length: 1:16:12)

Thursday

March 13, 2008 4:00 pm

The Public Voice: Speaking to and of the Culture

Jeffrey Brown, senior correspondent for “The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer” on PBS, talks about his experiences covering the arts, the current state of the media and issues around “the public voice” in American society. (Total time: 1:05:31)

Wednesday

October 25, 2006 2:03 pm

'Challenging Nature' author to speak at Bates

Lee Silver, a molecular biologist and author known for his trenchant analysis of issues at the intersection of biotechnology, law, ethics and religion, visits Bates College to offer a lecture based on his new book at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.