Archives for "Language and literature"


February 25, 1997 2:34 pm

Feminist writer to speak

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.


February 18, 1997 1:59 pm

Scholar to discuss medieval wall paintings at Bates

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.


February 14, 1997 11:33 am

Holocaust conference to be held at Bates

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.


February 5, 1997 11:12 am

Poet to read at Bates

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


February 4, 1997 10:19 am

Bates to bestow degree on Maya Angelou

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.


January 14, 1997 3:26 pm

Bates community to hold "read-in"

In commemoration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, and in an effort to encourage literacy, more than 120 students, faculty and staff from Bates College will hold a “read-in” for youngsters in grades K-3 classrooms in Lewiston and Auburn schools on Thursday and Friday .


January 9, 1996 11:27 am

Noted writer spends residency at Bates as Woodrow Wilson Fellow

The noted writer Carolyn Forché, a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow at Bates, will lecture on Art and Witness at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22, in the Benjamin Mays Center and read from her works at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25, in the Olin Arts Center in Room 104. The public is invited to attend both events free of charge.