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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.

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.

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.”

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

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 3:37 pm

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.

Crystal Williams, associate vice president and chief diversity officer at Bates. (Leah Nash)
An award-winning poet, Crystal Williams to read in Language Arts Live event

Monday, November 17, 2014 11:09 am

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.

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