January 31, 2008 1:29 pm
In winning the 2008 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching, writer-in-residence Robert Farnsworth won praise from current and former students, including two alums who are prizewinning poets themselves. Farnsworth will deliver the Kroepsch address, “Psst!: Poems Teach Themselves,” on Feb. 13.
January 31, 2008 12:00 pm
The 2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance at Bates College focused on “Modernizing King: Old Roots, New Struggle.” Each year, Bates observes King’s birthday by suspending regular classes and focusing community attention on special programming throughout the day.
January 29, 2008 3:39 pm
Michael Hyde, winner of the 2005 Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction for his short story collection What Are You Afraid Of? (University of North Texas Press, 2005), reads from his work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall.
January 29, 2008 3:39 pm
Paul D. Miller, the musician, essayist and media artist also known as DJ Spooky, presents a live performance of his internationally renowned multimedia project “Rebirth of a Nation” at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Lewiston Middle School, 75 Central Ave.
January 29, 2008 3:20 pm
The Bates Energy Action Movement and the Sierra Student Coalition, the student chapter of the Sierra Club, co-sponsor the Maine State Climate Summit at Bates College from Friday, Feb. 8, through Sunday, Feb. 10. Students attending high schools, colleges and universities in Maine are invited to take advantage of this opportunity to discuss and act on issues and ideas, ranging from wind power to eco-art, that pertain to climate change.
January 29, 2008 2:19 pm
Bates College presents Harry Allen, a New York jazzman whose tenor sax work was called “nothing less than perfect” by guitarist John Pizzarelli, in concert at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.
January 29, 2008 1:26 pm
Bates College Concert Series will welcome acclaimed opera singers Kelly Kaduce, soprano, and Lee Gregory, baritone, performing at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Their Bates program includes works by Granados, Debussy and Grieg, as well as operatic arias and duets.
January 24, 2008 2:05 pm
The Bates College Office of Multicultural Affairs presents a lecture and panel discussion titled “Does Your Identity Fit Your Genes?” at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archive.
January 24, 2008 1:36 pm
Classical pianist Anastasia Antonacos, a member of the applied music faculty at Bates and the Powder Kegs, a New York-state string band will both be playing at Bates the weekend of Jan. 25.
January 23, 2008 3:48 pm
To expand dialogue among Bates College students about Palestinian-Israeli relationships, the Office of the Multifaith Chaplaincy announces a two-week series of events, “Art and Alterity: Beyond the Other as Enemy in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.”