Stories about "Language and literature"
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.

Poet Brian Gilmore to read

Monday, March 5, 2001 3:31 pm

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.

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

Thursday, March 1, 2001 2:49 pm

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.

Maine writer Monica Wood to read

Thursday, February 1, 2001 9:57 am

Maine writer Monica Wood will read from her recent works at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, 70 Campus Ave. The reading is free and open to the public.

Bates students present "Celebrating Places We Call Home: Stories From Lewiston-Auburn"

Thursday, March 30, 2000 1:27 pm

Bates College students enrolled in "Literature and the Environment" will present the results of a semester-long project, "Celebrating the Places We Call Home: Stories From Lewiston-Auburn," a series of interviews conducted with 15 Lewiston-Auburn residents about places that have particular meaning for them, at 5 p.m.Friday, April 7, in Chase Hall Lounge on Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Mr. China's Son to discuss China

Wednesday, March 8, 2000 2:23 pm

During a visit to Bates College, acclaimed Chinese author He Liyi will read from his autobiographical works at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, in Hirasawa Lounge of Chase Hall and show a slide presentation of his native Yunnan province at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, March 16, in the Keck Classroom, G52, of Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend both of these events free of charge.

Conservative Maine author to speak at Bates

Saturday, March 4, 2000 1:40 pm

Conservative Maine author Andrew Ian Dodge will discuss "Statism Sucks" in a Bates College lecture at 4 p.m. Friday, March 17, in Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall. The public is invited to attend this lecture, one of a series of events planned in 2000 to honor the 50th anniversary of the Bates College Republicans.

Poet Gregory Orr to read

Friday, February 18, 2000 2:34 pm

Poet-memoirist Gregory Orr will read from a memoir about his troubled relationship with his father, supplementing his presentation with related family poems at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Patel to discuss cultural significance of time at Bates

Thursday, January 20, 2000 3:53 pm

Geeta Patel, assistant professor of women's studies at Wellesley College, will discuss "Time Tallies Up: Millennium Stories" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

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