Stories about "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.”

Marshall Scholar Chris Crum ’17 eyes legal remedies for online threats

Friday, December 7, 2018 9:08 am

Chris Crum '17 is one of 48 recipients of a 2019 Marshall Scholarship, and only the second from Bates since the program was founded in 1953.

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.

Bates faculty member to appear on Jeopardy!

Thursday, November 30, 2017 2:31 pm

I'll take "childhood dream" for $800, Alex.

Explaining how to be an ‘antiracist,’ Ibram X. Kendi rattles conventional wisdom

Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:11 pm

Author Ibram X. Kendi gave a talk titled "How to Be an Antiracist" at Bates College. It’s advice he’s abundantly qualified to offer.

Bates College welcomes new faculty for 2016–17

Friday, September 23, 2016 8:00 am

Bates College hired twice as many new tenure-track faculty this year as in 2015. Let's meet them.

An overview of new faculty, and the look of Bates’ future, from Dean of the Faculty Matt Auer

Thursday, September 22, 2016 1:10 pm

What Bates College looks like in the future is at least partially revealed each time we hire a new faculty member.

50 years ago: Ali, Liston, Lewiston, Bates

Friday, May 22, 2015 9:47 am

Bates and Bates people are part of the main event in coverage of the 50th anniversary of the Muhammad Ali vs. Sonny Liston boxing match held in Lewiston.

Filmmaker presents exploration of photography’s role in black culture

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:28 pm

Filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris visits Bates College to show his 2014 documentary "Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People" on March 8.

Filmboard to screen, panel to discuss ‘Selma’

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:02 am

"Selma," director Ava DuVernay's acclaimed depiction of Martin Luther King Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights for African Americans, shows at Bates College Feb. 27-March 1.

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