Archives for "1800s"

Thursday

January 31, 2013 3:55 pm

Poriss ’91 returns to answer the musical question: What is a diva?

Poriss ’91 returns to answer the musical question: What is a diva?

Hilary Poriss ’91 explores the surprising variety of tasks expected of 19th-century opera singers in a lecture on Feb. 6.

Tuesday

January 24, 2012 3:26 pm

‘In the Blood’: Bates presents Maine lumber industry documentary

‘In the Blood’: Bates presents Maine lumber industry documentary

Wiscasset resident Sumner McKane shows his new documentary on Maine logging history, In the Blood, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at the Olin Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Friday

March 4, 2011 2:19 pm

The Ledger looks at Henry Chandler, Class of 1874

Columnist Cinnamon Blair of The Ledger of Lakeland, Fla., takes a look at Bates graduate Henry Wilkins Chandler, the College’s…

Thursday

December 9, 2010 5:24 pm

Oprah selection sparks Dickens discussion with Nayder in Wall Street Journal

Does Charles Dickens matter?

Professor of English Lillian Nayler helps answer the question in the Dec. 12 Wall Street Journal.

The question was prompted by two of Charles Dickens’ novels — “A Tale of Two Cities” and “Great Expectations” — being named last week to Oprah Winfrey’s book club.

Friday

November 12, 2010 4:12 pm

Bates professor reveals real story of Charles Dickens' wife in new book

Lillian Nayder is a Bates professor whose new biography “The Other Dickens: A Life of Catherine Hogarth” is the first comprehensive portrait of the woman that Charles Dickens married and then repudiated.

Thursday

April 15, 2010 12:39 pm

Scene Again: Hedge, The Bill, Uncle Johnny

“Now for the library.” That was The Bates Student’s reaction to the fall 1895 opening of Roger Williams Hall, seen…

Monday

December 21, 2009 11:40 am

Stories in Stone

Bates faculty, staff, students, and friends tour nearby Riverside Cemetery during Halloween week, learning College history by visiting graves of early Bates notables, including founder Oren Cheney, famed professor Jonathan Stanton, and leading Lewiston citizen Alonzo Garcelon.

Thursday

November 9, 2006 3:05 pm

Orchestra offers program from the turn of the 20th century

The Bates College Orchestra, directed by Hiroya Miura, performs a program of music from the late 19th and early 20th centuries at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Admission to the concert is free, but tickets are required. For more information, please call 207-786-6135.

Tuesday

October 24, 2006 11:35 am

Music of France's 'Belle Epoch' featured in concert

A quartet including three members of the Colby College music faculty visits Bates College to perform music from France’s famously creative “Belle Epoch” at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

July 22, 2004 9:47 am

Darcy York '05 makes a present of Bates' past

As a history major, Darcy York ’05 will spend her senior year researching how the Romans viewed women who led peoples conquered by the empire, women such as Cleopatra.