Stories about "People and groups"
‘She saw herself as the Bride of Christ’: The story of an African nun in 18th-century Spain

Friday, December 7, 2018 12:40 pm

Bates professors Sue Houchins and Baltasar Fra-Molinero pooled their expertise in Spanish, African American Studies, gender and sexuality studies, and more to bring an African nun’s story to an English-speaking audience.

What I Mean When I Say: Joshua Rubin and ‘emergence’

Friday, November 30, 2018 11:28 am

As a scholarly term, "emergence" can explain political upheaval, a new fashion sense, or a good rugby match.

Look What We Found: Joe Hall’s chunk of ash wood

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 4:06 pm

The ash tree looms large in Wabanaki culture. That’s why Hall, a Bates historian, keeps a hunk of the hardwood in his Pettengill Hall office.

When legal nonprofit needs French language interpreters, Bates students step in

Friday, November 9, 2018 12:50 pm

French and francophone studies majors volunteer to interpret during asylum seekers' meetings with their potential lawyers, in a partnership that has only grown.

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...

What I Mean When I Say: Charles Nero and ‘Camp’

Thursday, October 25, 2018 1:36 pm

Think Judy Garland, Meet Me In St. Louis, and, maybe, gentrification.

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.

Bates in the News: Oct. 12, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018 8:55 am

NBC takes to the air with a Bates student pilot, and two alumni connect on a story about football concussions, thanks to a Reunion connection.

Look What We Found: Susan Stark’s lucky great-grandmother

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 8:55 am

A striking black-and-white photograph of Associate Professor of Philosophy Susan Stark’s great-grandmother occupies a place of honor in her Hedge Hall office.

How do we know what we’re seeing? A Bates professor finds out

Thursday, October 4, 2018 1:17 pm

Michelle Greene and a colleague created a mathematical model of how our brains process the world around us.

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