Stories about "Humanities and history"
Friday, June 4, 2021 11:38 am
Prepared as part of Reunion 2021 programming, an interactive look at a few Bates buildings and spaces as they looked years ago, and now.
Friday, November 13, 2020 11:13 am
A trove of wartime microscope slides include specimens of gonorrhea, diphtheria, tuberculosis, meningitis.
Thursday, November 5, 2020 4:40 pm
Ian Khara Ellasante's poem is an ode to their grandfather, who like so many of our grandparents, write themselves on our hearts, helping to "grow us and shape us like water.”
Friday, September 18, 2020 9:13 am
Harper researches how science fiction depicts human extinction while asking, "Who gets to live in new worlds?"
Meet new Bates faculty: Mark Tizzoni and the connection between fifth-century Vandals and today’s white nationalists
Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:47 pm
A new tenure-track assistant professor of classical and medieval studies, Tizzoni explains how fifth-century ideas about national identity are now being used by white nationalists to "prop up their worldviews. And this needs to be countered."
Thursday, September 3, 2020 12:13 pm
With a Purposeful Work internship available to graduating seniors this year, Abonizio worked with high-end multimedia gear to create VR tours of two major exhibitions, one on the history of child labor in Maine, the other about the Androscoggin River.
Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:04 pm
“Things are looking awesome” at Veterans Plaza, reports Shelby Burgau, who is managing the project for Bates.
Thursday, June 11, 2020 9:17 am
It was the Tuesday after Commencement, and Jane Costlow paced around her Hedge Hall office, up to her elbows in books, boxes, papers, and assorted memorabilia.
Friday, April 24, 2020 2:43 pm
From Gorbachev to Putin and St. Petersburg to Orel, retiring professor Jane Costlow looks back on leading students through 10 trips to Russia.
Friday, April 17, 2020 10:32 am
Meet members of the Bates faculty who are watching COVID-19 and wondering what it has to teach us in terms of the human experience.