Stories about "Multicultural Affairs"
Slideshow: 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 5:35 pm

Images include Sunday's memorial service, the keynote program Monday, the Benjamin Mays Debate between Bates and Morehouse, and the evening arts performance by Sankofa.

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Video: ‘Nothing in the World That You Cannot Do’ — MLK Day’s Sankofa performance

Monday, December 10, 2012 10:23 am

Alex Bolden '15 prepares Bates artists for the annual Sankofa performance on Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2013.

September 2011 images of Bates

Saturday, September 17, 2011 1:13 pm

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President of Spelman College to discuss racial identity development and college communities

Thursday, September 15, 2011 12:01 pm

Beverly Daniel Tatum, president of Spelman College and author of the book "Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?" visits Bates to discuss her work in racial identity development and its impact on campus communities at noon Friday, Sept. 16, at the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. To learn more, please email

Athlete Ally pledge signing wraps up Pride Festival

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 11:47 am

The Bates College student group OUTfront hosts the first Bates Pride Festival, starting with an outdoor concert at noon Thursday, May 5, on the lawn at the student residence at 280 College St.

Students Still Love the Sixties

Friday, August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

What is it about the ’60s that inspires students? In April 1960,...

Chamber group to celebrate lives of three legendary Latina women

Friday, March 12, 2010 3:21 pm

The Core Ensemble, a chamber group that has used theater to push out the boundaries of its genre, presents a work celebrating the lives of three significant Latin American women Friday, March 26, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College.

Sociologist to speak on black Appalachian life and culture

Friday, March 12, 2010 10:21 am

William H. Turner, who holds the National Endowment for the Humanities Chair in Appalachian Studies at Berea College, offers a lecture titled Blacks in Appalachia: Past, Present and Future at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, this event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-8376.

Activists to discuss indigenous politics, environmentalism in the Americas at Bates College

Friday, February 12, 2010 9:39 am

The politics and environmental interests of indigenous peoples in the Americas, including Native Americans from Maine, are at issue in two nights of panel discussions at Bates College at Monday, Feb. 22 and Tuesday, Feb. 23.

Quince Duncan, acclaimed Costa Rican author and Afro-Caribbean activist, to speak at Bates College

Friday, February 12, 2010 9:30 am

Quince Duncan, Afro-Caribbean author and activist, will speak at Bates College Thursday, Feb. 25, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.

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