Stories about "Social media"
Bates student performers in the organization Sankofa answer questions from the audience following their performance during the evening of Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2014. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
‘From Selma to Ferguson: 50 Years of Nonviolent Dissent’ is MLK Day theme

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 10:44 am

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2015, Bates College examine the great civil rights leader's commitment to nonviolent action — and places it in the context of recent events in Ferguson, Mo., Staten Island, N.Y., and on the international stage.

Andrews lecturer Scott Belsky, left, speaks with audience members after his talk, including, Alexey Bobko '13, of Minsk, Belarus.
Trade screen time for inner view, Belsky urges

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 7:55 pm

Present Tense: Being Here and Now in a Nonstop World encourages a break from the little screen and a re-engagement with the spiritual self.

CANCELED: Race in a Post-Human World lecture

Thursday, December 2, 2010 8:59 am

A talk scheduled for 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, by author Lisa Nakamura has been canceled due to illness.

'Antisocial Media' opens 'Race in a Post-Human World' series

Monday, November 22, 2010 1:53 pm

As part of a Bates College series exploring the impacts of social and technological progress on concepts of race, author Lisa Nakamura offers a lecture at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, in Pettengill Hall's Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). Nakamura's lecture, titled Antisocial Media: Understanding Racism and Homophobia in a Digitally Connected World, will address social media's influence on concepts of race and homosexuality, and will touch on the recent suicide of Rutgers first-year Tyler Clementi.

Divine a nation's mood from its blogs? Danforth '01 explains how

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 3:26 pm

Chris Danforth '01, a University of Vermont mathematician who has devised a system for assessing widespread happiness from blogs, explains his work at Bates College at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, in Pettengill Hall's Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).