Community + Collaboration

30 November 2020

Over the past two weeks, Carleton students, staff, and faculty have wrapped up the term and final exams, with many students leaving campus and traveling to be with family or…

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Election Reflection

9 November 2020

Dear Reader,  The past seven days, really the last four years, have been building to this moment. For some, it’s elation: a time to be reenergized and make (as well…

The Carletonian announces Biden's Victory


3 November 2020

Halloween has come and gone, but the spooky season lives on! And one place on campus which has great potential as the setting of a ghost story? Laird Hall!

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Reflecting on Irish Studies in Ireland

26 October 2020

Over this snowy weekend, I sat down with Naomi Brim ’21 to talk about her experience in slightly more green Ireland over the summer of 2019. Naomi, a senior English…

church and graveyard

Theater at Carleton in the Time of COVID-19

18 October 2020

Happy Midterm Break! As many of you know, English and Theater are closely related. Need any evidence? Just look to William Shakespeare. This week at The Miscellany, we’ve been thinking…


Comps Queries

12 October 2020

It is now almost mid-October at Carleton, and seniors are anxiously awaiting the decisions on our comps proposals. Some have had ideas forming since a class they took sophomore year,…

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What’s going on with Laird?

5 October 2020

Though its absence is less noticeable due to the fall term’s adaptations to COVID-19, the English department is still missing Laird Hall. Administrators, professors, and students alike have cleared from…

Laird Hall from a distance

Sometimes I Never Suffered: A Reading by Shane McCrae

2 October 2020

Please join the Carleton English Department for the Fall 2020 Schuster Lecture on Tuesday, October 6, from 4:30 – 5:30 pm CST on Zoom. Award-winning poet Shane McCrae will read from…

Shane McCrae

Meet the Editors!

28 September 2020

Dear readers, Happy Miscellany Monday! It is time to meet your editors. This year, these three women will be sharing what’s on their mind, whether it be literature and art,…

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Welcome back to fall term at the Miscellany!

21 September 2020

Hello again and welcome back, Second Laird community! Whether you are on campus reading Shakespeare right now, learning about narrative theory remotely, or reminiscing about your English major past, we…

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