Stories about "Humanities and history"
Look What We Found: Wes Chaney’s historical contracts

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 6:06 pm

“The history of Chinese emperors and generals has been written,” says Assistant Professor of History Wes Chaney. “I’m interested in telling the stories of everyday life.”

Q&A: Cavallero on ‘Grapes of Wrath’ as Maine celebrates director Ford

Thursday, January 31, 2019 4:00 pm

As Maine celebrates native son John Ford, one of the great film directors, a Bates screen studies professor discusses one of Ford's best films.

11 quotes that capture MLK Day 2019 at Bates

Friday, January 25, 2019 10:28 am

There's plenty to say during and about MLK Day at Bates, a celebration rich in revelations, recollections, and reminders.

Look What We Found: Stephanie Kelley-Romano’s alien pop-up book

Thursday, November 1, 2018 4:33 pm

Walk into Associate Professor of Rhetoric, Film, and Screen Studies Stephanie Kelley-Romano’s...

Bates awarded $1.2 million grant to create an inclusive 21st-century curriculum in the humanities

Thursday, October 25, 2018 11:27 am

The grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation “comes at a crucial moment for Bates,” said President Clayton Spencer.

Cheer the Chairs: Brian Ruppert appointed to Hirasawa Professorship

Thursday, May 17, 2018 6:54 pm

Joining the Bates faculty in 2017–18, Professor of Asian Studies Brian Ruppert is the new Kazushige Hirasawa Professor of Japanese Studies.

As 15 students of Shakespeare prepare for London, it’s much ado about leaving

Friday, May 4, 2018 11:26 am

As they gather for London, English professor Sanford Freedman has some things weighing on his mind. Like the weight of his students' luggage.

Human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson to deliver 2018 Commencement address, joined by honorands Lynsey Addario, Jill Lepore, and Bob Ludwig

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:00 am

Stevenson's work has freed wrongfully convicted death-row prisoners, reduced excessive sentences given to others, and brought greater equality to the U.S. criminal justice system.

Look What We Found: A photograph of Franklin Roosevelt’s ‘Black Cabinet’

Friday, March 23, 2018 10:00 am

A framed photograph hangs in the office of Associate Professor of African American Studies Sue Houchins, a reminder of family and the power of education.

Q&A: Tim Dugan on Angels in America, 25 years after Broadway debut

Thursday, March 8, 2018 1:14 pm

Theater professor Tim Dugan felt that a Bates College production of Angels in America "would be embraced and celebrated." He was right.

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