Stories about "Language and literature"
Poetry reading at Bates has been canceled

Wednesday, September 24, 1997 11:04 am

The poetry reading by John Tagliabue, professor emeritus of English, at 8...

Playwright Carolyn Gage to speak at Bates

Wednesday, September 17, 1997 9:52 am

Playwright Carolyn Gage, a longtime activist for women's theater and lesbian theater, will deliver a lecture titled "Lizzy Borden and Lesbian Theater: Axes to Grind" at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 2, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited and admission is free.

Story teller to appear at Bates

Friday, June 20, 1997 11:48 am

Master story teller John McDonald will offer an evening of traditional Maine humor at 7 p.m. Thursday, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Children are especially welcome, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates to bestow degree on Maya Angelou

Wednesday, March 26, 1997 9:56 am

Poet Maya Angelou will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Bates College on April 3 at 11 a.m. as part of the college's annual Founders Day Convocation. Angelou, acclaimed poet, playwright, educator, historian, actress, civil rights activist, producer and director, will address the audience in Merrill Gymnasium.

Bates to bestow degree on Papaioanou

Wednesday, March 26, 1997 9:36 am

Bates College trustee and alumna Dr. Helen A. Papaioanou, national chair of the recently completed $59-million Bates Campaign, will receive an honorary Doctor of Science degree on April 3 as part of the college's annual Founders Day Convocation.

Feminist writer to speak

Tuesday, February 25, 1997 2:34 pm

Essayist and poet Katha Pollit will speak on women in leadership as part of a lecture series, "Women and Public Policy in the Next Century" at 7:30 p.m. March 10, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend the talk free of charge.

Scholar to discuss medieval wall paintings at Bates

Tuesday, February 18, 1997 1:59 pm

A scholar of medieval studies will explore the topic of wall paintings in English churches as a means to understanding late medieval English poetry in a lecture at 7:30 p.m. March 7, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Holocaust conference to be held at Bates

Friday, February 14, 1997 11:33 am

A three-day conference linking Maine scholars, school teachers, concentration camp survivors and students, will examine the Holocaust of European Jewry from Feb. 28 through March 2 at Bates College.

Poet to read at Bates

Wednesday, February 5, 1997 11:12 am

Poet Sydney Lea will read from his work at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

Bates to bestow degree on Maya Angelou

Tuesday, February 4, 1997 10:19 am

The distinguished woman of letters Maya Angelou will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Bates College on April 3 as part of the college's annual Founders Day Convocation.

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