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Friday

September 14, 2012 2:04 pm

Soldier-poet Brian Turner to appear in Bates, downtown readings

Soldier-poet Brian Turner to appear in Bates, downtown readings

An Army veteran whose service included a year in Iraq, poet Brian Turner reads from his work in a Language Arts Live event Sept. 27.

Friday

September 14, 2012 1:11 pm

Longstanding Bates-L/A Arts partnership picks up pace with theater, poetry, music

Longstanding Bates-L/A Arts partnership picks up pace with theater, poetry, music

Bates and the local arts agency L/A Arts have been collaborators for years, but the partnership has gained a new intensity for autumn 2012.

Wednesday

February 22, 2012 1:46 pm

Language Arts Live to present novelist Justin Tussing

Language Arts Live to present novelist Justin Tussing

“A talented young voice on the contemporary fiction scene” according to The Boston Globe, Justin Tussing reads from his work on March 8.

Tuesday

January 24, 2012 2:08 pm

Poets Kearney, Potter to read in Language Arts Live event

Poets Kearney, Potter to read in Language Arts Live event

Award-winning New England poets Dawn Potter and Meg Kearney read from their work at Bates on Feb. 9.

Wednesday

December 21, 2011 2:22 pm

Jackson Poetry Prize winner opens 2012 Language Arts Live

Jackson Poetry Prize winner opens 2012 Language Arts Live

James Richardson, winner of the coveted Jackson Poetry Prize, reads from his work in the Language Arts Live series.

Wednesday

November 16, 2011 3:45 pm

Nature writer Sydney Lea up next in literary reading series

Nature writer Sydney Lea up next in literary reading series

  Veteran poet Sydney Lea, whom author Michael Pollan called “as fine a companion on the page as American writing…

Thursday

April 7, 2011 9:37 am

One of New Yorker's '20 under 40,' novelist Mengestu to read

One of the “20 Under 40″ writers deemed worth watching by The New Yorker magazine in 2010, novelist Dinaw Mengestu offers a reading at Bates College at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The event is co-sponsored by the Language Arts Live series of literary readings at Bates and by the Public Scholars Symposium program at the college’s Harward Center for Community Partnerships.

Wednesday

March 23, 2011 9:52 am

Poet Aracelis Girmay to read in Language Arts Live event

The Language Arts Live series of literary readings at Bates presents poet Aracelis Girmay at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24, in Chase Hall’s Skelton Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Tuesday

February 22, 2011 4:33 pm

Language Arts Live presents poets Jackson, Girmay

The Language Arts Live series of literary readings at Bates College presents poets Major Jackson and Aracelis Girmay in March. Jackson, author of three poetry collections, reads from his work at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 7, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. An inheritor of Eritrean, Puerto Rican, and African American traditions, Aracelis Girmay visits at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24, in Chase Hall’s Skelton Lounge, also at 56 Campus Ave.

Thursday

January 27, 2011 9:48 am

'Brookland' author Emily Barton to read

Emily Barton, author of two novels that The New York Times designated “Notable Books of the Year,” reads from her work at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in Chase Hall’s Skelton Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.