Stories about "Language and literature"
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 1:13 am
Going strong since 1997 as an annual gift for graduating seniors (and a delight for the rest of us), here's the 25th edition of the Good Reads list of book recommendations by Bates folks near and far.
Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:51 am
In early modern English literature, the spoken voice becomes a sensation with considerable power, says Adkison, a new assistant professor of English. Shakespeare shows how.
Thursday, June 11, 2020 9:17 am
It was the Tuesday after Commencement, and Jane Costlow paced around her Hedge Hall office, up to her elbows in books, boxes, papers, and assorted memorabilia.
Friday, April 24, 2020 2:43 pm
From Gorbachev to Putin and St. Petersburg to Orel, retiring professor Jane Costlow looks back on leading students through 10 trips to Russia.
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 4:20 pm
When Bates director Tim Dugan saw Aaron Posner's "sort of" adaptation of Chekhov's The Seagull, he says, “I was immediately blown away."
Thursday, November 14, 2019 3:16 pm
It's trying, says Jane Costlow, trying to excel at the triad of faculty responsibilities — teaching, research, and service — sometimes all at the same time.
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 1:42 pm
Can "positive energy and socialist values" co-exist with Western pop culture? A Mount David Summit session takes a look.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 11:36 am
Eta Sigma Phi is a national classics honor soceity. The Classics Club offers museum visits and other events. Both give classics majors and enthusiasts a way to connect outside class.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 1:45 pm
On Sept. 7, U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King announced that a federal agency had awarded $250,000 to Bates College's Diverse BookFinder.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 2:11 pm
On a bookcase facing Rob Farnsworth sits a bust of poet Robert Frost, "presiding over everything that gets said in here."