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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.

Lecture-workshop by 'Sunpie' Barnes rescheduled for Nov. 4

Monday, October 27, 2003 2:05 pm

An accomplished musician equally at home with blues, zydeco and a spectrum of African and Caribbean styles, Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes comes to Bates College to explore the music of the African Diaspora in a lecture-workshop from 8-10 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, in Room 130 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. The visit was postponed to November from Oct. 28.

'Life in Expanding Universe' is poet's Otis Lecture topic

Wednesday, October 15, 2003 9:37 am

Award-winning poet Pattiann Rogers presents a talk titled "Life in an Expanding Universe" for the 2003 Philip J. Otis lecture at Bates College at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the Muskie Archives, Campus Avenue.

Louisiana's popular 'Sunpie' Barnes to discuss music of the African Diaspora

Wednesday, October 15, 2003 9:22 am

An accomplished musician equally at home with blues, zydeco and a spectrum of African and Caribbean styles, Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes comes to Bates College to explore the music of the African Diaspora in a lecture-workshop at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Japanese scholar compares ghosts from East and West

Monday, October 13, 2003 10:14 am

Ghosts from Japan and England will share the podium at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, in the Benjamin Mays Center, Bates College, when an associate professor of English literature at the University of Kyoto contrasts traditional Japanese ghosts with the spirits in Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.

Nationally acclaimed poet Pattiann Rogers to speak at Bates

Wednesday, October 8, 2003 10:39 am

Award-winning poet Pattiann Rogers presents a talk titled "Life in an Expanding Universe" for the 2003 Philip J. Otis lecture at Bates College at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the Muskie Archives, Campus Avenue.

Irish poet Christopher Matthews to read at Bates

Tuesday, October 7, 2003 10:57 am

Irish poet Christopher Matthews, author of A New Life (Trapdoor Press, 2000) and the just-published Eyelevel: Fifty Histories (CavanKerry Press Ltd.), reads from his work at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

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