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Tuesday

February 12, 2002
4:13 pm

Fiction writer Christina Chiu`91 to read from work

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.

Friday

February 1, 2002
9:45 am

'Vagina Monologues' returns to support women against violence

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.

Tuesday

January 29, 2002
3:00 pm

'Ghost of Bridgetown' author to read

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.

Wednesday

November 14, 2001
1:50 pm

Talk by author Amitav Ghosh postponed

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.

Monday

October 22, 2001
3:35 pm

Marge Piercy to read for Annual Writers Harvest

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.

Thursday

October 11, 2001
8:09 am

'Coming Home To Eat' author speaks

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.

Wednesday

September 5, 2001
4:13 pm

James McBride opens 147th academic year at Bates

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.

Thursday

June 14, 2001
8:27 am

Bates Bookstore announces annual summer reading list

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.

Monday

March 5, 2001
3:31 pm

Poet Brian Gilmore to read

Poet Brian Gilmore, the author of Elvis is Alive and Living in Harlem will read from his work Saturday, March 10, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Thursday

March 1, 2001
2:49 pm

TV adaptation of alumni's novel 'Amy & Isabelle'

Author Elizabeth Strout ’77 will see her best-selling prose transformed for the small screen March 4 with the ABC telecast of Oprah Winfrey Presents: Amy & Isabelle, an adaptation of Strout’s acclaimed debut novel.