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Video: One student’s Bates life through the eyes and lens of a classmate

Friday, March 11, 2016 12:04 pm

This is what biochem major Dylan Ray '16 saw and learned when he filmed English and theater major Allie Freed '16.

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Poet Jamaal May to read March 23; Dutton reading is canceled

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 2:06 pm

Danielle Dutton and Jamaal May, both with books appearing in the coming weeks, appear in Bates College's Literary Arts Live series in March.

Poet Sinead Morrissey gives a Language Arts Live reading on May 8. (Sam Russica)
Language Arts Live returns with famed poet from Northern Ireland

Friday, May 8, 2015 9:39 am

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

Professor Emerita of English Carole Anne Taylor. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Professor Emerita of English Carole Anne Taylor dies at age 71

Monday, March 16, 2015 9:52 am

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

Novelist and screenwriter Sayed Kashua.
Award-winning Arab-Israeli author, humorist presents film, talk

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 8:48 am

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.”

Ru Freeman '94 is a novelist and a blogger for the Huffington Post on literature and politics.
Novelist and journalist Ruveni Freeman ’94 reads at Muskie Archives

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 11:50 am

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

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

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 4:29 pm

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.

Poet Ross Gay reads in a Language Arts Live event.
Poet looks at loss, solace in working land in Language Arts Live event

Thursday, February 12, 2015 8:50 am

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

Members of the a cappella group the Manic Optimists cut up during their 2014 Arts Crawl performance. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Arts Crawl, Sangai Asia Night to showcase student creativity for the fifth year

Monday, January 26, 2015 2:42 pm

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.

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Holiday greeting: A poetry reading by Robert Farnsworth

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 10:01 am

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.”

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