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Friday

May 8, 2015 9:39 am

Language Arts Live returns with famed poet from Northern Ireland

Language Arts Live returns with famed poet from Northern Ireland

Bates College welcomes prize-winning Northern Irish poet Sinèad Morrissey for a reading on May 8.

Monday

March 16, 2015 9:52 am

Professor Emerita of English Carole Anne Taylor dies at age 71

Professor Emerita of English Carole Anne Taylor dies at age 71

A scholar, teacher and champion of social justice, Taylor was a member of the Bates faculty from 1978 to her retirement in 2011.

Wednesday

March 11, 2015 8:48 am

Award-winning Arab-Israeli author, humorist presents film, talk

Award-winning Arab-Israeli author, humorist presents film, talk

Bates College presents a film about the struggles of Arab-Israeli co-existence and a talk by the film’s screenwriter, an Arab-Israeli journalist and novelist described as “the best Hebrew writer working today.”

Wednesday

March 4, 2015 11:50 am

Novelist and journalist Ruveni Freeman ’94 reads at Muskie Archives

Novelist and journalist Ruveni Freeman ’94 reads at Muskie Archives

The Language Arts Live series at Bates College presents Ruveni Freeman in a reading from her work on March 11.

Tuesday

March 3, 2015 4:29 pm

Award-winning Arab-Israeli author, humorist, screenwriter to visit

Award-winning Arab-Israeli author, humorist, screenwriter to visit

Bates College presents a film about Arab-Israeli co-existence and a talk by the screenwriter, Arab-Israeli journalist Sayed Kashua, on March 11-12.

Thursday

February 12, 2015 8:50 am

Poet looks at loss, solace in working land in Language Arts Live event

Poet looks at loss, solace in working land in Language Arts Live event

Ross Gay, author of the poetry collection “Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude,” reads from his work at Bates College on Feb. 26.

Monday

January 26, 2015 2:42 pm

Arts Crawl, Sangai Asia Night to showcase student creativity for the fifth year

Arts Crawl, Sangai Asia Night to showcase student creativity for the fifth year

For the fifth year in a row, Bates College presents a dazzling double-header of student creativity in the arts on Jan. 30: the Bates Arts Crawl and Sangai Asia Night.

Tuesday

December 9, 2014 10:01 am

Holiday greeting: A poetry reading by Robert Farnsworth

Holiday greeting: A poetry reading by Robert Farnsworth

Bates poet Robert Farnsworth gives an illustrated reading of his poem “Fiction,” which was inspired by a line from Wallace Stevens, “The fire burns as the novel taught it how.”

Tuesday

December 2, 2014 3:37 pm

Praised for the distilled beauty of his prose, Paul Yoon to read at Bates

Praised for the distilled beauty of his prose, Paul Yoon to read at Bates

Author of the acclaimed story collection “Once the Shore” and the award-winning novel “Snow Hunters,” Paul Yoon reads at Bates College on Dec. 4.

Monday

November 17, 2014 11:09 am

An award-winning poet, Crystal Williams to read in Language Arts Live event

An award-winning poet, Crystal Williams to read in Language Arts Live event

The author of four collections of poems, Crystal Williams reads from her work in a Language Arts Live event at Bates College on Nov. 19.