Stories about "Language and literature"
Thursday, January 27, 2011 9:02 am
For more than a decade, the Thousand Words Project has been the flagship educational outreach program of the Bates College Museum of Art. Now the museum has launched an educational website for the program, complete with instructional video.
Thursday, December 9, 2010 5:24 pm
Does Charles Dickens matter? Professor of English Lillian Nayler helps answer the question in the Dec. 12 Wall Street Journal. The question was prompted by two of Charles Dickens' novels -- “A Tale of Two Cities” and “Great Expectations” -- being named last week to Oprah Winfrey’s book club.
Friday, November 12, 2010 4:12 pm
Lillian Nayder is a Bates professor whose new biography "The Other Dickens: A Life of Catherine Hogarth" is the first comprehensive portrait of the woman that Charles Dickens married and then repudiated.
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 12:20 pm
Presenting five nights of readings by poets from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas, the festival "Translations 2010: Cross-Cultural Awareness Through Poetry" takes place at Bates College Nov. 7-11.
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 11:30 am
The Language Arts Live series of literary readings at Bates presents Debra Spark, author of the novels The Ghost of Bridgetown and Good for the Jews, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11; and one of Maine's most respected poets, Wesley McNair, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28.
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 12:00 am
Normand Beaupré, a Maine author who writes in French and English, visits Bates College to read from his work at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 11, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.
Friday, February 12, 2010 10:16 am
Four acclaimed poets will read in two February events as part of Bates College's Language Arts Live series of literary readings. Both events are open to the public at no cost. Language Arts Live is sponsored by the Bates English department, the Humanities Fund, the Learning Associates Program and the John Tagliabue Poetry Fund.
Friday, February 12, 2010 9:30 am
Quince Duncan, Afro-Caribbean author and activist, will speak at Bates College Thursday, Feb. 25, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.
Tuesday, February 2, 2010 1:28 pm
As part of Bates College's Language Arts Live series of literary readings, poet Elizabeth Bradfield will read from her work Thursday, Feb. 11, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.
Tuesday, February 2, 2010 10:29 am
Columnist John Clayton of the Union Leader 0f Manchester, N.H., speaks with...