Stories about "Language and literature"
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."
Monday, July 10, 2017 12:13 pm
Chute's "Heat Wave in Concord" recreates a sizzling summer day in 1852 when Thoreau and a friend went on a "fluvial walk" in the Concord River.
Friday, April 29, 2016 11:53 am
Known as the "Bien" edition, the volume is huge — 57 pounds, with each page measuring 39 1/8 inches by 26 1/8 inches. Its Bates provenance is equally outsized.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 3:44 pm
Monica Wood, author of a popular memoir about growing up in a small Maine town in the early 1960s, speaks at Bates on Oct. 28.