Stories about "Language and literature"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, January 14, 1997 3:26 pm
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 .
Tuesday, January 9, 1996 11:27 am
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.