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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.

Poet and activist Alix Olson to perform

Friday, September 12, 2003 10:18 am

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.

Poet Donald Hall to read for annual Writers Harvest

Friday, September 12, 2003 10:12 am

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

2003 Summer Reading List

Thursday, June 5, 2003 1:19 pm

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.

Events afford insight into French culture

Thursday, March 27, 2003 10:00 am

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.

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