Archives for "refugees"
Bates student, anthropology professor honored for civic engagement

Friday, April 23, 2010 9:06 am

A consortium of Maine schools has honored a Bates College student from Virginia and a Bates anthropology professor for their commitment to civic engagement. The Maine Campus Compact, a statewide coalition of 18 colleges and universities, honored the pair in an April 7 ceremony at the Maine State House.

Bates exhibition chronicles Somalis' journey to U.S.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 12:00 pm

The Somali Diaspora: A Journey Away, a touring exhibition of photographs chronicling the migration of Somali refugees to Maine and other U.S. locations, opens at Bates College.

Amandla! sponsors fund-raising drive for hurricane victims in the Caribbean and Sudanese refugees

Wednesday, October 6, 2004 1:47 pm

Amandla!, a Bates College organization addressing issues of people of black heritage, has launched a fund-raising drive to assist citizens of the Caribbean islands devastated by recent hurricanes and Sudanese refugees. All proceeds will go directly to the International Red Cross Emergency Relief Fund and Doctors Without Borders. For further information, e-mail Melisa March at mmarch@bates.edu or call 207-795-5118.

New York Times reporter to discuss immigrant experience

Wednesday, March 19, 2003 2:14 pm

New York Times reporter Joseph Berger, author of the acclaimed memoir Displaced Persons: Growing Up American After the Holocaust (Scribner, 2001), will give a talk at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 24, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue.

Jamaican poet, Times reporter to read work on displaced persons in America

Friday, February 28, 2003 11:41 am

Prize-winning Jamaican poet Lorna Goodison with New York Times reporter Joseph Berger, author of the acclaimed memoir "Displaced Persons: Growing Up American After the Holocaust" (Scribner, 2001), will give a talk at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 24, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Bates holds "Refugees, Displacement and Diaspora" series

Tuesday, October 26, 1999 12:00 am

In response to the plight of refugees throughout the world, Bates College will present a series of films and talks focused on "Refugees, Displacement and Diaspora" Wednesday, Nov. 3; Thursday, Nov. 4; Monday, Nov. 8; Wednesday, Nov. 10; and Thursday, Nov. 11 at various times and places on the Bates campus. "Refugees, Displacement and Diaspora" is made possible by generous support from the Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation in New York. The public is invited to attend all events of the series free of charge.