Stories about "Language and literature"
Poet and activist Alix Olson to perform

Friday, September 12, 2003 10:18 am

Internationally known spoken word artist, poet and activist Alix Olson performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend the event free of charge.

Poet Donald Hall to read for annual Writers Harvest

Friday, September 12, 2003 10:12 am

Poet Donald Hall, Pulitzer Prize nominee and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, reads from his work on Sept. 24.

2003 Summer Reading List

Thursday, June 5, 2003 1:19 pm

The seventh edition of our summer leisure reading list: Each spring, the College Store solicits from members of the Bates community their suggestions for good summer reads.

Events afford insight into French culture

Thursday, March 27, 2003 10:00 am

The cultural affinity between France and the United States remains robust despite political tempests, as will be demonstrated with an upcoming play, a theatrical workshop and an author's discussion of his book about life in a French village.

Scholar to discuss Frankenstein and childhood

Tuesday, March 11, 2003 10:43 am

Marshall Brown, professor of English and comparative literature at Washington University, will give a talk titled Frankenstein: A Child's Story at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is welcome to attend free of charge.

Pakistani writer to read from her work

Tuesday, March 4, 2003 3:47 pm

Fiction writer and translator Tahira Naqvi will read from her recent work and answer questions about her writing at 8 p.m. Monday, March 17, in the Benjamin E. Mays Center, 95 Russell Street. Sponsored by the Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation, the public is invited to attend the reading free of charge.

Richard Russo to read at Bates for annual Writer's Harvest

Tuesday, November 5, 2002 3:50 pm

Richard Russo, the Camden author who won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize in fiction for his novel "Empire Falls," reads from his work at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend the event, part of the Writers Harvest, the annual literary benefit to fight hunger and poverty sponsored by the national hunger organization Share Our Strength (SOS). Donations will be accepted and proceeds will benefit the Maine Coalition for Food Security and the Good Shepherd Food Bank.

Theatrical presentations claim spotlight in November cultural calendar

Wednesday, October 23, 2002 4:20 pm

For journalists covering arts and entertainment, the emphasis in November's public arts and entertainment events at Bates College is on stage. Two productions apiece are planned by the college's theater and dance programs, and three by the student theatrical troupe, making the month rich for performance fans. Another highlight for your story planning is the fact that Frank Glazer, an artist in residence at Bates and a pianist of international stature, has two concerts on tap during November. In addition, the month holds one must-cover in literature at Bates, a reading by Camden's own Pulitzer Prize winning novelist, Richard Russo (Empire Falls).

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Carl Dennis to read

Monday, September 9, 2002 9:34 am

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Carl Dennis will read from his work at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, in Chase Hall Lounge on Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates players, campus radio present Shakespeare's 'Lear'

Wednesday, May 8, 2002 2:58 pm

The Bates College student theater group present the Maine radio premiere of Shakespeare's "King Lear" in a broadcast from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11, on the college radio station, WRBC (91.5 FM).

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