Stories about "What I Mean When I Say"
What I Mean When I Say: ‘Host,’ with Lee Abrahamsen

Thursday, November 2, 2017 9:55 am

You can host a party. You can host a TV show. But in Bates biologist Lee Abrahamsen’s profession, you’re more likely to host a parasite.

What I Mean When I Say: ‘Agency,’ with Emily Kane

Thursday, March 16, 2017 11:57 am

For Professor of Sociology Emily Kane, the word "agency" frequently describes not a place but a state of being.

What I Mean When I Say: ‘Negotiate,’ with Alex Dauge-Roth

Thursday, January 26, 2017 5:29 pm

Alexandre Dauge-Roth researches the narratives of survivors of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. When he uses the word “negotiate,” what does he mean?

What I mean when I say: ‘Disposition,’ with Lauren Ashwell

Friday, March 18, 2016 9:55 am

Philosopher Lauren Ashwell puts a metaphysical spin on an everyday term.

What I mean when I say: ‘Space,’ with Jaso Castro

Monday, November 18, 2013 9:17 am

What does "space" mean to a neuroscientist?

What I mean when I say: ‘Myth,’ with Stephanie Kelley-Romano

Friday, November 1, 2013 10:00 am

When rhetoric professor Stephanie Kelley-Romano says "myth," she means this.