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Wednesday

March 22, 2006 12:00 am

World Music Weekend explores an Indian epic

Featuring the college gamelan orchestra and a Cambodian music and dance troupe, this year’s World Music Weekend at Bates College takes place Friday and Saturday, March 24 and 25, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Titled “The Ramayana in Southeast Asia,” the weekend explores adaptations of the ancient, seminal epic from India titled “Ramayana.”

Wednesday

August 24, 2005 10:39 am

$300,000 Mellon grant to support humanities, social sciences

Author Carolyn Chute, center, has worked with Bates students since 2001 through the Mellon Learning Associates Program in the Humanities. She is shown in class with her husband, Michael Chute (right) and Professor of English Carole Taylor.

Bates College has received a $300,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund a learning-associates program that in the past has involved experts like author Carolyn Chute and film director István Szabó in work with senior thesis students.A

Tuesday

January 22, 2002 9:53 am

'Nuyorican' poet to read at Bates

Poet Jaime “Shaggy” Flores, known for his work with the new generation of “Nuyorican Poets” (the term referring to a Puerto Rican living in New York or one who has lived in New York and returned to Puerto Rico), will give a poetry performance titled “Diaspora in My Art: Artistic Perspectives on Africa in the Americas” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center at Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.