Archives for "Language and literature"
Composer performs, discusses her music

Friday, 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.

Poet and performance artist Jayne Cortez to read from work

Wednesday, 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.

Fiction writer Christina Chiu`91 to read from work

Tuesday, February 12, 2002 4:13 pm

Fiction writer Christina Chiu '91 will read from her work at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.

'Vagina Monologues' returns to support women against violence

Friday, February 1, 2002 9:45 am

Reprising last year's production, Eve Ensler's hit play The Vagina Monologues will be performed at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited and donations will be gratefully accepted. The proceeds from the show will be given to support a local women's organization.

'Ghost of Bridgetown' author to read

Tuesday, January 29, 2002 3:00 pm

Novelist Debra Spark reads from her second and latest work, "The Ghost of Bridgetown," at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, in the Benjamin Mays Center, on Russell Street at Bates College. The reading is free and open to the public.

Talk by author Amitav Ghosh postponed

Wednesday, November 14, 2001 1:50 pm

A talk by the Indian author Amitav Ghosh, scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College, has been postponed due to air travel restrictions.

Marge Piercy to read for Annual Writers Harvest

Monday, October 22, 2001 3:35 pm

Prizewinning poet and fiction writer Marge Piercy, whose critically acclaimed narratives link people, passion and politics, will read from her work during the Annual Writers Harvest Thursday, Oct. 25, in the Benjamin Mays Center at Bates College.

'Coming Home To Eat' author speaks

Thursday, October 11, 2001 8:09 am

Gary Paul Nabhan, who spent a year eating only foods produced in the desert Southwest within 250 miles of his home, discusses that experience at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College Tuesday, Oct. 23.

James McBride opens 147th academic year at Bates

Wednesday, September 5, 2001 4:13 pm

James McBride, an award-winning composer, saxophonist and best-selling author whose writing explores the complexities of racial identity, officially opened the 147th academic year at Bates College with the convocation address "The Color of Water: A Meditation on Identity" on Sept. 5.

Bates Bookstore announces annual summer reading list

Thursday, June 14, 2001 8:27 am

Sarah Potter '77, director of the Bates College Store, and her staff annually offer a summer reading list comprising titles suggested by Bates faculty and staff. This year's list, the fifth annual, includes more than 150 titles recommended by some 70 members of the Bates community.

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