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.

Leslie Hill, associate professor, and Whitney Parrish,Director of Policy and Program at Maine Women's Lobby and Maine Women's Policy Center, in Carnegie Science Hall on October 16, 2018.
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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