Stories about "1800s"
Poriss ’91 returns to answer the musical question: What is a diva?

Thursday, January 31, 2013 3:55 pm

Hilary Poriss '91 explores the surprising variety of tasks expected of 19th-century opera singers in a lecture on Feb. 6.

‘In the Blood’: Bates presents Maine lumber industry documentary

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 3:26 pm

Wiscasset resident Sumner McKane shows his new documentary on Maine logging history, In the Blood, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at the Olin Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

The Ledger looks at Henry Chandler, Class of 1874

Friday, March 4, 2011 2:19 pm

Columnist Cinnamon Blair of The Ledger of Lakeland, Fla., takes a look...

Oprah selection sparks Dickens discussion with Nayder in Wall Street Journal

Thursday, December 9, 2010 5:24 pm

Does Charles Dickens matter? Professor of English Lillian Nayler helps answer the question in the Dec. 12 Wall Street Journal. The question was prompted by two of Charles Dickens' novels -- “A Tale of Two Cities” and “Great Expectations” -- being named last week to Oprah Winfrey’s book club.

Bates professor reveals real story of Charles Dickens' wife in new book

Friday, November 12, 2010 4:12 pm

Lillian Nayder is a Bates professor whose new biography "The Other Dickens: A Life of Catherine Hogarth" is the first comprehensive portrait of the woman that Charles Dickens married and then repudiated.

Scene Again: Hedge, The Bill, Uncle Johnny

Thursday, April 15, 2010 12:39 pm

“Now for the library.” That was The Bates Student’s reaction to the...

Stories in Stone

Monday, December 21, 2009 11:40 am

Bates faculty, staff, students, and friends tour nearby Riverside Cemetery during Halloween week, learning College history by visiting graves of early Bates notables, including founder Oren Cheney, famed professor Jonathan Stanton, and leading Lewiston citizen Alonzo Garcelon.

Orchestra offers program from the turn of the 20th century

Thursday, November 9, 2006 3:05 pm

The Bates College Orchestra, directed by Hiroya Miura, performs a program of music from the late 19th and early 20th centuries at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Admission to the concert is free, but tickets are required. For more information, please call 207-786-6135.

Music of France's 'Belle Epoch' featured in concert

Tuesday, October 24, 2006 11:35 am

A quartet including three members of the Colby College music faculty visits Bates College to perform music from France's famously creative "Belle Epoch" at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Darcy York '05 makes a present of Bates' past

Thursday, July 22, 2004 9:47 am

As a history major, Darcy York '05 will spend her senior year researching how the Romans viewed women who led peoples conquered by the empire, women such as Cleopatra.

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