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President Spencer: ‘The Bates community remains connected and strong’

Monday, March 23, 2020 4:53 pm

In a message to Bates students and families as remote classes resume, President Clayton Spencer notes that as we face uncertainty, worry, and dislocation, we are also having a shared experience that "offers opportunities for growth, purpose, and generosity."

Campus events: March 1–31, 2020

Monday, February 17, 2020 1:05 pm

These are public events at Bates College during March 2020.

Campus events, updated: Feb. 6–29, 2020

Thursday, February 6, 2020 8:48 am

This is an updated listing of public events at Bates College during February 2020.

Campus events, updated: Feb. 1–29, 2020

Thursday, January 23, 2020 4:24 pm

This is an updated listing of public events at the college during February 2020.

Campus events, updated: Jan. 10–31, 2020

Thursday, January 9, 2020 10:12 am

This is an updated listing of public events at Bates College.

Campus events: Dec. 1–20, 2019

Friday, November 8, 2019 1:44 pm

This is a listing of public events at Bates College during December 2019.

he college’s Philip J. Otis Committee invites members of the Bates community to attend:The 23rd Annual Otis LectureMonday, November 4, 7:30pmOlin Concert HallRESERVE TICKETSTickets free but required.Ross Gay, author of The Book of Delights, will deliver the 2019 lecture:“Delight, Gratitude, Joy: Entangle Me”Ross Gay is the author of three books of poetry: Against Which; Bringing the Shovel Down; and Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. His collection of essays, The Book of Delights, was released by Algonquin Books in 2019.Ross is also the co-author, with Aimee Nezhukumatathil, of the chapbook “Lace and Pyrite: Letters from Two Gardens,” in addition to being co-author, with Richard Wehrenberg, Jr., of the chapbook, “River.” He is a founding editor, with Karissa Chen and Patrick Rosal, of the online sports magazine Some Call it Ballin’, in addition to being an editor with the chapbook presses Q Avenue and Ledge Mule Press. Ross is a founding board member of the Bloomington Community Orchard, a non-profit, free-fruit-for-all food justice and joy project. He has received fellowships from Cave Canem, the Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference, and the Guggenheim Foundation. Ross teaches at Indiana University.Gay’s lecture is made possible by the Philip J. Otis ’95 Endowment.
Dinner on the farm with poet and essayist Ross Gay

Friday, November 8, 2019 1:16 pm

Environmental studies major Alex Cullen '20 writes about a conversation-rich dinner, with faculty and students, at nearby Nezinscot Farm to honor and welcome this year's Otis Lecturer.

Campus events, updated: Nov. 1–25, 2019

Thursday, October 31, 2019 9:06 am

This is an updated listing of public events at Bates College during November 2019.

Campus events: Nov. 1–25, 2019

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 3:10 am

Greetings from Bates! This is a listing of public events at the...

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Elizabeth Strout ’77 stands with President Clayton Spencer following their interview about Strout’s approach to writing, the role played by Bates and Maine, and Strout's latest book "Anything is Possible." The Reunion event was SRO in the Fireplace Lounge of Commons. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College) 
Campus events, updated: Oct. 20–31, 2019

Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:24 am

This is an updated listing of public events at Bates College from Oct. 20 through 31, 2019.

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