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Wednesday

October 16, 2013
3:44 pm

Monica Wood, bestselling author of ‘When We Were the Kennedys,’ visits on Oct. 28

Monica Wood, author of a popular memoir about growing up in a small Maine town in the early 1960s, speaks at Bates on Oct. 28.

Monica Wood, bestselling author of ‘When We Were the Kennedys,’ visits on Oct. 28

Tuesday

April 9, 2013
3:06 pm

Bangor Daily News profiles Whitten ’94, romance writers’ Librarian of the Year

Whitten is a circulation assistant at Bangor Public Library who several years ago co-founded the library’s Not Your Ordinary Book Club.

Bangor Daily News profiles Whitten ’94, romance writers’ Librarian of the Year

Wednesday

August 31, 2011
10:09 am

Therí Pickens, assistant professor of English

Pickens investigates African American and Arab American literature, literary theory and disability issues. She bases her research on the exploration of the nature of awareness itself — a branch of philosophy called phenomenology.

Thursday

January 27, 2011
10:09 am

Saturday series relates poetry, visual arts for young people

Paul Janeczko, a prolific Maine author who specializes in teaching poetry to young people, will lead a workshop in the Museum of Art children’s program that explores writing in relation to the visual arts.

Thursday

January 27, 2011
9:48 am

'Brookland' author Emily Barton to read

Emily Barton, author of two novels that The New York Times designated “Notable Books of the Year,” reads from her work at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in Chase Hall’s Skelton Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Thursday

January 27, 2011
9:02 am

Museum's language-arts initiative launches educational website, video

For more than a decade, the Thousand Words Project has been the flagship educational outreach program of the Bates College Museum of Art. Now the museum has launched an educational website for the program, complete with instructional video.

Thursday

December 9, 2010
5:24 pm

Oprah selection sparks Dickens discussion with Nayder in Wall Street Journal

Does Charles Dickens matter?

Professor of English Lillian Nayler helps answer the question in the Dec. 12 Wall Street Journal.

The question was prompted by two of Charles Dickens’ novels — “A Tale of Two Cities” and “Great Expectations” — being named last week to Oprah Winfrey’s book club.

Friday

November 12, 2010
4:12 pm

Bates professor reveals real story of Charles Dickens' wife in new book

Lillian Nayder is a Bates professor whose new biography “The Other Dickens: A Life of Catherine Hogarth” is the first comprehensive portrait of the woman that Charles Dickens married and then repudiated.

Tuesday

October 26, 2010
12:20 pm

Poets from around the globe to read at 'Translations 2010' festival

Presenting five nights of readings by poets from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas, the festival “Translations 2010: Cross-Cultural Awareness Through Poetry” takes place at Bates College Nov. 7-11.

Wednesday

September 29, 2010
11:30 am

Reading series presents esteemed poet McNair

The Language Arts Live series of literary readings at Bates presents Debra Spark, author of the novels The Ghost of Bridgetown and Good for the Jews, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11; and one of Maine’s most respected poets, Wesley McNair, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28.