Stories about "Faculty accomplishments"
The milky white and gray at center of the image shows smog and fog event over China. The brighter whites at left and right are clouds. (NASA Earth Observatory)
China’s social-media censors quicker than previously thought, Auer’s research reveals

Thursday, October 29, 2015 2:52 pm

Matt Auer, dean of the faculty and an environmental policy expert, and a colleague made their discovery by looking at censorship related to the film "Under the Dome."

John Strong, Charles A. Dana Professor of Religious Studies at Bates and 2015 recipient of a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
With Guggenheim, Strong to study Western views of Buddhist relics

Thursday, June 11, 2015 4:05 pm

Bates College professor John Strong has received a Guggenheim Fellowship to support research into ways in which Westerners have responded to Buddhist relics.

Rice-DeFosse co-authors history of Twin Cities’ Franco-Americans

Thursday, April 16, 2015 2:42 pm

While researching "The Franco-Americans of Lewiston-Auburn," historian James Myall and Bates French professor Mary Rice-DeFosse encountered a few shocks.

Rebecca Herzig is the author of "Plucked: A History of Hair Removal in America" and the Christian A. Johnson Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Bates.
‘Plucked’: Race, gender, science, medicine converge in history of hair removal

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 3:31 pm

"Plucked: A History of Hair Removal," a new social history by Bates College professor Rebecca Herzig, weaves together for the first time Americans' shifting beliefs about facial and body hair with the technology and business of body modification.

Herzig to speak on science, suffering and feminism

Thursday, November 20, 2014 8:31 am

Rebecca Herzig marks her appointment to an endowed professorship at Bates College with a lecture on Dec. 2.

Crystal Williams, associate vice president and chief diversity officer at Bates. (Leah Nash)
An award-winning poet, Crystal Williams to read in Language Arts Live event

Monday, November 17, 2014 11:09 am

The author of four collections of poems, Crystal Williams reads from her work in a Language Arts Live event at Bates College on Nov. 19.

Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina. (Morris Freeman)
New book by sociologist Duina studies American view of life transitions

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:08 pm

Known for a study of the American focus on winning, Bates sociologist Francesco Duina views the emotional landscape from a different perspective in his new book.

Assistant Professor of English Therí Pickens. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Pickens book explores embodied experience in African American, Arab American writing

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 2:09 pm

Do the people you touch make you the person you are? If you are breathing, can your oppressors claim that you do not exist? Questions like these drive Therí Pickens' new book.

Paper masks used in shaman rituals of the Yao people of Vietnam. From the Museum of Art exhibition "How to Make the Universe Right."
‘How to Make the Universe Right’: a landmark exhibition of shamanist objects from Vietnam

Monday, January 6, 2014 12:58 pm

In an exhibition believed to be the most extensive of its kind...

Dana Professor of Anthropology Loring Danforth. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Danforth’s ‘Children of the Greek Civil War’ receives prestigious book prize

Friday, December 20, 2013 3:09 pm

Co-written by anthropologist Danny Danforth, a study of children's evacuation campaigns during the Greek Civil War has received a prestigious book prize.

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