Archives for "Language and literature"

Tuesday

February 23, 2010 12:00 am

Noted Franco-American writer to read from works at Bates College

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

Poets to read in Language Arts Live Series at Bates College

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, acclaimed Costa Rican author and Afro-Caribbean activist, to speak at Bates College

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

Elizabeth Bradfield, naturalist and award-winning poet, to read at Bates College

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

Union Leader profiles Carrie Barnard Jones '93, best-selling children's author

Columnist John Clayton of the Union Leader 0f Manchester, N.H., speaks with fiction author Carrie Barnard Jones ’93, who had…

Wednesday

December 23, 2009 7:46 am

A Place We Can Talk

A Place We Can Talk

In Alex Dauge-Roth’s Short Term course, Bates students learn with, not from, orphan survivors of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.

Friday

December 18, 2009 10:47 am

Roman Influence

The book An Artist in Rome marries poems by the late John Tagliabue with paintings by Adam Van Doren.

Wednesday

September 30, 2009 3:05 pm

The Huffington Post interviews Ru Seneviratne Freeman '94 about her debut novel

Ru Seneviratne Freeman ’94, a political science major at Bates, was interviewed by The Huffington Post about her debut novel,…

Friday

September 11, 2009 10:57 am

Authority on Afro-Mexican citizens to speak

A professor of Spanish, a poet and an authority on Mexican citizens of African descent, Marco Polo Hernández Cuevas offers a talk titled “Afro-Mexico 1519-” at Bates College at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.

Monday

August 31, 2009 8:33 am

Famed author, first Native American Pulitzer winner, to give Otis Lecture

N. Scott Momaday, whose novel “House Made of Dawn” in 1969 earned him the first Pulitzer Prize awarded to a Native American, offers the annual Otis Lecture at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.