Archives for "Language and literature"

Wednesday

October 15, 2003 9:37 am

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

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.

Wednesday

October 15, 2003 9:22 am

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

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.

Monday

October 13, 2003 10:14 am

Japanese scholar compares ghosts from East and West

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.

Wednesday

October 8, 2003 10:39 am

Nationally acclaimed poet Pattiann Rogers to speak at Bates

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.

Tuesday

October 7, 2003 10:57 am

Irish poet Christopher Matthews to read at Bates

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.

Friday

September 12, 2003 10:18 am

Poet and activist Alix Olson to perform

Internationally known spoken word artist, poet and activist Alix Olson performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend the event free of charge.

Friday

September 12, 2003 10:12 am

Poet Donald Hall to read for annual Writers Harvest

Poet Donald Hall, Pulitzer Prize nominee and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, reads from his work on Sept. 24.

Thursday

June 5, 2003 1:19 pm

2003 Summer Reading List

The seventh 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.

Thursday

March 27, 2003 10:00 am

Events afford insight into French culture

The cultural affinity between France and the United States remains robust despite political tempests, as will be demonstrated with an upcoming play, a theatrical workshop and an author’s discussion of his book about life in a French village.

Tuesday

March 11, 2003 10:43 am

Scholar to discuss Frankenstein and childhood

Marshall Brown, professor of English and comparative literature at Washington University, will give a talk titled Frankenstein: A Child’s Story at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is welcome to attend free of charge.