Hatch Op-Ed on “White Victimization” in Crosscut

Associate Professor of Government Walter Hatch responded to the racial conflict at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash., with an op-ed in the e-zine Crosscut. In his June 6 piece, Hatch digs into the drama surrounding Professor Bret Weinstein that many see “as a simple morality tale: good white professor versus bad students,” and finds it much...

Chinese Filmmaker Named 2017 Oak Human Rights Fellow

Jinyan Zeng, a Chinese filmmaker, blogger, activist, and scholar, has been named the 2017 Oak Human Rights Fellow at Colby. This is the first time in its nearly 20-year history that the Oak Institute for Human Rights has selected someone from the People’s Republic of China. “We are thrilled to bring Jinyan Zeng to Colby,”...

President Greene Statement and Student Protest Covered in Local Media

A story in the Central Maine Newspapers covered activities at Colby that followed the travel order by President Trump. On Sunday, Colby’s President David A. Greene issued a statement reaffirming the College’s obligation to protect and support faculty, staff, and students from other countries. “I want to be clear about Colby’s values and obligations to...

Award-Winning Scholar Highlights MLK Day Events at Colby

Nationally recognized scholar Aldon Morris will be the keynote speaker as Colby commemorates the life of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. with public events Jan. 11-24. Aldon Morris, professor of African-American studies and sociology at Northwestern University, whose recent book explores the social and political underpinnings of the civil rights movement and its...