Archives for "Language and literature"
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.
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).
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.
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).
March 26, 2002 3:44 pm
Mark Mathabane, whose best-selling book “Kaffir Boy” detailed his growing up black in apartheid-era South Africa, speaks at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28, in the Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. The event, sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the College, is free and open to the public.
March 8, 2002 9:03 am
James Shulman, co-author of a groundbreaking examination of college sports’ impact on higher education, discusses his findings at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Bates College.
February 27, 2002 3:01 pm
Lake Affect, an avant-garde ensemble exploring the merging of poetry and pure sound, holds two events during its residency next month. The quartet offers a lecture-demonstration at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 17, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, and performs in concert at 8 p.m. Monday, March 18, in the Chapel.
February 15, 2002 3:58 pm
In an examination of how children’s literature transmits stereotypes, a series of talks, accompanied by three one-act plays, in a symposium titled What is Children’s Literature? will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, March 1, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 2. The public is invited to attend the sessions, which include breaks for discussion and meals, free of charge.
February 15, 2002 3:29 pm
Beth Wiemann, a clarinetist and award-winning composer, performs and discusses her music at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The presentation is free and open to the public.
February 13, 2002 4:03 pm
New York-based poet, performance artist and activist Jayne Cortez will read from her work at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.