News Archives

Wednesday

October 10, 2007 1:50 pm

Phillips Fellows present international research

Five students who conducted international research with the support of Phillips Fellowships from Bates present their research in October.

Tuesday

March 27, 2007 1:59 pm

Bates hosts international conference on Rwandan genocide

Scholars and human-rights advocates will join survivors of the 1994 genocide of the Tutsi in Rwanda to discuss its origins and outcomes on Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31, at Bates College. Titled “Rwanda: From National Disintegration to National Reunification: The Legacy of the Genocide of the Tutsi in Rwanda,” the conference is open to all free of charge. Sponsors of the event include the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Thursday

October 23, 2003 2:44 pm

Scholar to discuss homophobia in academia in Bates lecture

Toni McNaron, professor emeritus of English and women’s studies at the University of Minnesota, discusses her book Poisoned Ivy: Lesbian and Gay Academics Confronting Homophobia(Temple University Press, 1996), at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

January 24, 2002 3:29 pm

Robert Drinan to discuss U.S. war on terrorism

Robert Drinan, an ordained Jesuit priest, professor of law at Georgetown University and internationally recognized human rights advocate, will discuss the ethical and legal challenges facing the United States as it pursues national domestic security in a talk titled “America’s War on Terrorism: Human Rights, Civil Rights and Homeland Security” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue, at Bates College.

Friday

October 3, 1997 8:25 am

Belgrade visitors to speak at Bates

Two leading human rights activists from Belgrade will discuss the current political situation in Yugoslavia at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. As part of their week-long visit to Bates, Obrad Savic and Natasha Lazovic will also show a film, Predictions of Fire, at 7 p.m. Oct. 8, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend both events free of charge.

Wednesday

March 6, 1996 10:06 am

Human Rights is Lecture Topic

Jack Donnelly, a professor in the Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Denver, will discuss “The United Nations and Human Rights: Past Achievements and Future Prospects.” The talk, in the Benjamin Mays Center, is open to the public at no charge.