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Erni Whitaker '20, a chemistry and philosophy double major.Memphis, 1968: Mixing Material and Virtual RealitiesVirtual reality experience. Derek Ham’s interactive virtual reality (VR) video I Am a Man explores the 1968 Memphis sanitation workers’ strike as one of the events leading up to the assassination of Dr. King. The VR provides a personal experience that deepens our understanding of the struggles of the Black workers and residents of Memphis. Along with Ham’s award-winning VR experience, the exhibit includes replicas and copies of primary documents from the Memphis strike. Led by: Cori Hoover, Academic Technology Consultant, and Chris Schiff, Music and Arts Librarian. Organized by: Michael Hanrahan, Director for Curricular and Research Computing.Coram 102
Picture story: MLK Day at Bates 2020

Friday, January 24, 2020 1:15 pm

Bates photographers Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo cover the college’s 2020 MLK Day observance from start to finish.

2020 MLK Day Keynote AddressBiased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and DoJennifer Lynn Eberhardt, Professor of Psychology, Stanford University.Jennifer Lynn Eberhardt of Stanford University gives the 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote address at Bates. (Nana Kofi Nti)Jennifer Lynn Eberhardt of Stanford University gives the 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote address at Bates. (Nana Kofi Nti)A social psychologist at Stanford, Eberhardt investigates the consequences of the psychological association between race and crime. Through interdisciplinary collaborations and a wide ranging array of methods — from laboratory studies to novel field experiments — Eberhardt has revealed the startling, and often dispiriting, extent to which racial imagery and judgments suffuse our culture and society, and in particular shape actions and outcomes within the domain of criminal justice.
‘I don’t know why I said that’: MLK Day keynote looks at hidden bias

Thursday, January 23, 2020 10:12 am

Biased author Jennifer Eberhardt's talk was rich in science, often sobering, yet ultimately uplifting.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2020: Building justice from the ground up

Thursday, January 16, 2020 1:09 pm

The theme for this year's programming: “From the Ground Up: Inequity, Bias, Privilege, Structure, Death.”

Campus Construction Update: Jan. 10, 2020

Friday, January 10, 2020 12:16 pm

Little has been stirring on the outside of the Peter J. Gomes Chapel, but restoration efforts have been progressing well inside.

Bates film professor Jon Cavallero’s top 30 films of the decade

Thursday, January 9, 2020 4:01 pm

A range of films, from the James Baldwin adaptation If Beale Street Could Talk to Bollywood blockbuster My Name is Khan to indie favorite First Reformed, make Jon Cavallero's list.

Just say yes: Bates College photographers’ favorite images of 2019

Thursday, January 9, 2020 8:37 am

Our sixth annual edition of favorite photographs reflects the "just say yes" mindset of the talented Bates College photographers.

Students navigate a snowy campus this March Monday morning in Maine. From left, seniors Daisy Diamond, Olivia Fried, and Lily Kip navigate the Historic Quad during a March snowfall.
Video: Bates 2019 in pictures, a ‘pilgrimage of the heart’

Friday, December 20, 2019 11:58 am

As we close out the year, here's a vivid and varied presentation of Bates images and video from 2019.

"My hat? It’s the only one I own.".— Arya Mohanty ‘23 of Winchester, Mass., poses for a quick portrait in the snow on her way to lunch in Commons.
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 5:52 pm

As the decade draws to a close, we also experience the end of the semester.

Bates biochemist and physicist receive $373,000 for Lyme research

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:31 pm

A cutting-edge microscope at Bates will provide new insights — literally — into bacterial genetics.

The top 10 Bates Facebook posts of 2019

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 2:02 pm

The Bates Facebook page offered its 18,856 followers a total of 354 posts in 2019. Here are the top 10 as measured by engagements: likes, comments, and shares.

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