Stories about "Language and literature"
Classics enthusiasts connect with club, honor society

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 11:36 am

Eta Sigma Phi is a national classics honor soceity. The Classics Club offers museum visits and other events. Both give classics majors and enthusiasts a way to connect outside class.

U.S. Sens. Collins and King commend Bates in announcement of $250K Diverse BookFinder grant

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 1:45 pm

On Sept. 7, U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King announced that a federal agency had awarded $250,000 to Bates College's Diverse BookFinder.

Look What We Found: Robert Frost in a Bates poet’s office

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 2:11 pm

On a bookcase facing Rob Farnsworth sits a bust of poet Robert Frost, "presiding over everything that gets said in here."

Celebrate Thoreau’s 200th birthday with a summer poem from a Bates author

Monday, July 10, 2017 12:13 pm

Chute's "Heat Wave in Concord" recreates a sizzling summer day in 1852 when Thoreau and a friend went on a "fluvial walk" in the Concord River.

Video: Audubon’s ‘Birds of America’ lands at the Bates library

Friday, April 29, 2016 11:53 am

Known as the "Bien" edition, the volume is huge — 57 pounds, with each page measuring 39 1/8 inches by 26 1/8 inches. Its Bates provenance is equally outsized.

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

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 3:44 pm

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.

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

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 3:06 pm

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

Therí Pickens, assistant professor of English

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 10:09 am

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.

Saturday series relates poetry, visual arts for young people

Thursday, January 27, 2011 10:09 am

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.

'Brookland' author Emily Barton to read

Thursday, January 27, 2011 9:48 am

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.

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