Archives for "Language and literature"

Wednesday

April 15, 2009 1:40 pm

Senior wins U.S. Critical Language Scholarship to study Chinese

Anna Levy, a Bates College senior from Portland, has received a scholarship from the federal government to study Mandarin Chinese this summer in a program in Harbin, China.

Wednesday

April 15, 2009 1:32 pm

French professor recognized for integrating service, teaching

Alexandre Dauge-Roth, an assistant professor of French at Bates College, is one of three Maine college professors to receive a 2009 Maine Campus Compact award for infusing public service and civic engagement into their teaching. Dauge-Roth will receive a Donald Harward Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence in the Maine Campus Compact’s eighth annual faculty and student awards ceremony April 16 at the Maine State Museum.

Thursday

April 2, 2009 11:35 am

Pulitzer-winning novelist Diaz speaks in Multicultural Center event

Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Junot Díaz welcomed to campus.

Thursday

March 26, 2009 10:54 am

Writers from Equatorial Guinea to speak

Four writers from Equatorial Guinea, the only Spanish-speaking nation in Africa, visit Bates College to give a joint presentation titled “Writing Africa in Spanish: Four Equatorial Guinean Writers Speak of Exiled Dreams” at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Thursday

March 19, 2009 9:42 am

Pulitzer-winning novelist Diaz to speak in Multicultural Center event

Junot Díaz, whose novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, speaks at Bates College on Friday, March 20. Wao, Díaz’s first novel, also won the National Book Critics Circle Award for best novel of 2007 and appeared on more than 35 best-of-the-year book lists.

Sunday

March 1, 2009 12:24 pm

No News is Bad News

The volume of news from Washington, D.C., is growing, but fewer newspaper journalists are around to explain it. At stake, perhaps, is the democratic process.

Sunday

March 1, 2009 10:43 am

Scribbling Meets Nibbling

Poets, essayists put food on the menu at a ‘Literary Café’.

Friday

February 27, 2009 2:17 pm

Creator of PostSecret Web site to speak in Bates College event

Frank Warren, creator of an award-winning Web site that has allowed hundreds of thousands of people to anonymously share their secrets through handmade postcards, gives Bates College\’s annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Lecture

Friday

February 6, 2009 3:37 pm

Katalin Vecsey reads from acclaimed memoirs of Judith Isaacson '65

Katalin Vecsey, a member of the Bates College theater faculty, reads from the writings of Holocaust survivor Judith Magyar Isaacson ’65 in a free public event.

Tuesday

January 27, 2009 2:57 pm

Poet, prize-winning novelist read from their work at Bates

In 2009′s first installment in the Language Arts Live series at Bates College, novelist Magdalena Zurawski and poet CAConrad will read from and discuss their works.