Stories about "Language and literature"
Elizabeth Strout ’77 wins Pulitzer for fiction

Monday, April 20, 2009 5:21 pm

The 2009 Pulitzer Prizes were announced Monday. Elizabeth Strout ’77 has received the 2009 award for fiction for "Olive Kitteridge." Read one of the first stories on her award, in the Los Angeles Times.

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

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 1:40 pm

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.

French professor recognized for integrating service, teaching

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 1:32 pm

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.

Pulitzer-winning novelist Diaz speaks in Multicultural Center event

Thursday, April 2, 2009 11:35 am

Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Junot Díaz welcomed to campus.

Writers from Equatorial Guinea to speak

Thursday, March 26, 2009 10:54 am

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.

Pulitzer-winning novelist Diaz to speak in Multicultural Center event

Thursday, March 19, 2009 9:42 am

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.

No News is Bad News

Sunday, March 1, 2009 12:24 pm

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.

Scribbling Meets Nibbling

Sunday, March 1, 2009 10:43 am

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

Creator of PostSecret Web site to speak in Bates College event

Friday, February 27, 2009 2:17 pm

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

Katalin Vecsey reads from acclaimed memoirs of Judith Isaacson '65

Friday, February 6, 2009 3:37 pm

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.

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