Stories about "Anelise Shrout"
Solidarity, empathy, and political agendas: Bates professor explains how and why Irish famine relief ‘went viral’

Friday, March 15, 2024 1:00 pm

Anelise Hanson Shrout's new book about Ireland’s Great Famine documents the first instance of large-scale international philanthropy — and the reasons behind it.

Beyond ‘founded by abolitionists’: Students and faculty undertake a more inclusive examination of Bates’ founding story

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 2:07 pm

Ongoing research by Bates faculty and students into the college’s early connection to the U.S. slave economy seeks to add long-silenced voices to the college’s founding narrative.