Archives for "Language and literature"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
January 27, 2011 9:02 am
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.
December 9, 2010 5:24 pm
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.
November 12, 2010 4:12 pm
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.
October 26, 2010 12:20 pm
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.
September 29, 2010 11:30 am
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.