Stories about "Language and literature"
Newbury Award winner Lois Lowry to speak at Bates

Monday, August 1, 2005 11:11 am

Lois Lowry, winner of the 1990 Newbury Award for Number the Stars, will speak at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, in the Keck Classroom (Room G52), located on the ground floor of Pettengill Hall. Sponsored by the Holocaust Human Rights Center of Maine, the event is free and open to the public. Books by the author will be available for sale and signing at the event.

Berkeley authors Adam and Arlie Hochschild present forum

Friday, July 22, 2005 9:44 am

Internationally recognized authors Adam and Arlie Hochschild, who frequently summer in Maine, lead a two-hour discussion titled "Finding Our Way in Bush's America" at 7 p.m. Friday, July 29, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

2005 Summer Reading List

Saturday, June 4, 2005 4:37 pm

The ninth edition of our summer leisure reading list: Each spring, the College Store solicits from members of the Bates community their suggestions for good summer reads.

Short Term's a time for rigor, research…and Red Sox

Thursday, April 14, 2005 10:04 am

Short Term at Bates is known among students for pressure-cooker courses like "Cellular and Molecular Biology," aka "Cell Hell," and "Introduction to Abstraction," better known as "Math Camp." But the academic offerings during these five weeks of spring have a reputation not only for rigor but for topicality, adventurousness and even, dare we say, for fun. And Short Term units new in 2005 are no exceptions.

Maine essayist Franklin Burroughs to give Otis Lecture

Thursday, March 3, 2005 10:09 am

Franklin Burroughs, author of the acclaimed books "Billy Watson's Croker Sack" and "The River Home: A Return to the Carolina Low Country," visits Bates College to give the eighth annual Otis Lecture Wednesday, March 9, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Poet Mathis featured in Writers Harvest reading

Tuesday, November 9, 2004 12:45 pm

The annual Writers Harvest reading at Bates College will be given by Cleopatra Mathis, professor of English at Dartmouth College and author of five collections of poetry, at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Ave.

Convocation 2004: In praise of the 'courage of ordinary people'

Thursday, September 9, 2004 3:20 pm

"Everybody who acts is uncertain," author Paul Rogat Loeb told the Bates College community and its Class of 2008 during the Sept. 8 ceremony marking the start of the college's 150th academic year.

'Soul of a Citizen' author to address Convocation

Tuesday, August 24, 2004 3:44 pm

Paul Rogat Loeb, author of a highly praised book exploring community involvement, opens the 150th academic year at Bates College with the Convocation address "The Impossible Will Take a Little While: Hope in a Time of Fear" at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, on the main quadrangle. The rain site will be the Alumni Gymnasium.

H. Nigel Thomas, Caribbean writer to read from his work at Bates College

Tuesday, March 23, 2004 9:12 am

H. Nigel Thomas, a poet and novelist known for his examinations of Caribbean culture, visits Bates College to read from his work at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 25, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue.

Brunswick poet's Spiritual Journeys talk at Bates canceled

Tuesday, January 27, 2004 4:22 pm

The talk by Brunswick poet and teacher Gary Lawless, "Poetry as a Path of Pilgrimage," scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, has been canceled.

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