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Sunday

January 17, 2010 8:10 am

King Day focus: 'Faith and Ethics in the Public Sphere'

An expert in African American political and religious history gives the Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote address at Bates at 10:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 18, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The college traditionally cancels classes and offers special programming for King Day. This year’s theme is “Faith and Ethics in the Public Sphere: What is the Dream?”

Friday

December 18, 2009 10:05 am

Events Schedule: January 2010

Here is a preview of public events for January 2010. Click “Print this post” at the bottom of the page…

Monday

March 23, 2009 10:12 am

Bates to screen 'Visible Community' documentary by Saddlemire '05

Bates College graduate’s documentary about a citizen response to a controversial construction proposal in Lewiston will be screened at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, in Bates College’s Pettengill Hall, Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Thursday

March 19, 2009 4:25 pm

Bates alum's documentary to be shown

Created by Craig Saddlemire, a Lewiston resident and member of the Bates class of 2005, the film follows the response to the city’s plan in 2004 to build a four-lane boulevard through a low-income neighborhood. The project would have displaced 850 residents and destroyed playgrounds, vegetable gardens and historic buildings.