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January 10, 2011 3:50 pm

Poetry, portraits of incarcerated women Jan. 20-Feb. 3 in Chase Hall Gallery

More Than a Rap Sheet [real stories of incarcerated women], an exhibition of poetry and portraits, opens with a reception at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, in Bates College’s Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The exhibition continues in the Chase Hall Gallery through Feb. 3.


November 15, 2010 4:13 pm

Language Arts Live presents eclectic author Ander Monson

Author Ander Monson, author of the 2005 poetry collection “Vacationland” and this year’s nonfiction “Vanishing Point,” visits Bates College to read from his work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.


September 23, 2010 2:26 pm

Poet Marianne Boruch continues Language Arts Live season

Language Arts Live, the annual series of author readings at Bates College, begins its 2010-11 season with an appearance by essayist and award-winning poet Marianne Boruch at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 27, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.


October 6, 2009 10:13 am

Poetry reading to explore relationship between nature, aesthetics

Jonathan Skinner, assistant professor of environmental studies at Bates, reads from his own poetry and from the poetry journal that he edits, Ecopoetics, at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, in Chase Hall’s Skelton Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.


July 1, 2009 2:13 pm

The Wounds of War

Army physician Dave Lounsbury ’72, a veteran of Iraq, brings the war home


March 1, 2009 10:43 am

Scribbling Meets Nibbling

Poets, essayists put food on the menu at a ‘Literary Café’.


January 27, 2009 2:57 pm

Poet, prize-winning novelist read from their work at Bates

In 2009’s first installment in the Language Arts Live series at Bates College, novelist Magdalena Zurawski and poet CAConrad will read from and discuss their works.


September 16, 2008 2:16 pm

Poet Craig Morgan Teicher '01 returns for reading

Craig Morgan Teicher ’01 returns to Bates to read from his award-winning book of poetry, Brenda is in the Room and Other Poems.


July 31, 2008 1:40 pm

Surdukowski and Karadzic

The Concord (N.H.) Monitor interviewed lawyer Jay Surdukowski in July after the capture of Radovan Karadzic, the former Bosnian Serb leader who will stand trial after 12 years at large.


May 11, 2008 11:22 am

Reason and Rhyme

Two Prizewinning alum poets praise Rober Farnsworth, recipient of the Kroepsch Aware for Teaching, for helping them navigate the writer’s world.