Stories about "Politics"
Meet new faculty: Lisa Gilson and political words that fit the need

Friday, September 25, 2020 9:18 am

A political theorist, Gilson explains why activists need to use language that is "adapted to their specific situation" — even if the language is off-putting to voters.

Meet new Bates faculty: Seulgie Lim and gender equality in West Africa

Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:54 am

Born in South Korea and raised in Mauritania, Lim researches gender equity efforts in West African nations. At Bates, she anticipates learning her students' "experiences and stories."

The lesson I look forward to: Giving democracy a number

Friday, February 28, 2020 9:28 am

If scholars can't agree on what democracy even is, can democracy in a given nation be ranked? Students of politics professor Clarisa Pérez-Armendáriz give it a shot.

Want some insight into the 2018 midterms? Look through the lens of gender.

Friday, November 2, 2018 3:05 pm

Associate Professor of Politics Leslie Hill on the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, the politics of gender in the midterm elections, and a class project on voter engagement

2018 Kroepsch awardee Engel shows ‘overriding concern for his students’ progress’

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 12:44 pm

“That’s probably the single best lesson I learned in college,” says one of Engel's former students. "He inspired my own thinking."

Look What We Found: Leslie Hill’s prized document of protest by African American women

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 4:12 pm

Hill, a Bates politics professor, explains a historic act of protest during the infamous 1991 Clarence Thomas hearings — and what it means for her students today.

Bates at Night: Watching election results

Friday, November 11, 2016 11:54 am

Election night delivered a surprise to students, faculty, and staff who gathered in Chase Hall Lounge to watch election results.

Slideshow: Presidential politics vs. (not-real) smallpox crisis, hour by hour

Friday, November 4, 2016 11:35 am

A mock White House campaign that's been going full tilt on campus since September went to warp speed on Oct. 25: There's a crisis in America!

Novelist and journalist Ruveni Freeman ’94 reads at Muskie Archives

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 11:50 am

The Language Arts Live series at Bates College presents Ruveni Freeman in a reading from her work on March 11.

Faculty from Columbia, Yale law schools to speak at Bates

Thursday, February 19, 2015 10:46 am

On successive evenings in February, Bates College presents two lectures by noted...

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