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Wednesday

October 16, 2013
3:15 pm

Architect of post-apartheid constitution in South Africa to speak at Bates

Justice Albert Sachs, a key architect of South Africa’s post-apartheid constitution, speaks at Bates Oct. 24.

Architect of post-apartheid constitution in South Africa to speak at Bates

Monday

August 30, 2010
4:28 pm

Dissanayake '09 returns to discuss Watson-year experiences

A Bates College alumna who used her 2009 Watson Fellowship to study performance arts in South Africa and Indonesia returns to discuss her experiences at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10, in the college’s Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.

Tuesday

August 4, 2009
3:38 pm

Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

After sharing a meal at the end of a two-week homestay with a Zulu family in rural Ohwebede, my host siblings encouraged me to take out my camera for one last photo shoot.

Friday

February 27, 2009
1:30 pm

Roar Young Lions, Roar

While I am unsure about how I feel about Jacob Zuma as a president, it was really incredible to be apart of a political rally of tens of thousands of people. Besides the size, it was kind of like one big party which included a good message and lots of singing. The fact that Zuma broke out in song and dance after his speech made some level of his popularity clear. He spent so much time making jokes about the opposition that had the audience rolling and closed his words with a performance. Bravo JZ, Bravo.

Tuesday

March 26, 2002
3:44 pm

'Kaffir Boy' author lectures at Bates

Mark Mathabane, whose best-selling book “Kaffir Boy” detailed his growing up black in apartheid-era South Africa, speaks at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28, in the Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. The event, sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the College, is free and open to the public.