Promises of Spring

6 April 2021

More than a year after the beginning of the pandemic, it finally seems like spring again at Carleton. After a two week break, Carleton students, faculty, and staff returned to…

bicycle on bald spot

Remembering Carolyn Soule

8 March 2021

In the last few weeks, the English department has been collecting reminisces from alumni about Carolyn Soule. Since her passing, Carolyn has been deeply missed, especially by her former students.…

nancy cho and carolyn soule

Chair Greg Hewett speaks on changes to the English Department

1 March 2021

Happy Miscellany Monday! This week, we chatted with English Department Chair and creative writing professor Greg Hewett to hear about both immediate and long-term changes happening in the English department…

Department meeting

Review of A Midsummer Night’s Dream

23 February 2021

Over the weekend, the Carleton Players performed A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Under Andrew Carlson’s direction, the production brought colorful, neon light to what has been a cold and morale-testing term…

rude mechanicals

“Living London: Literature, Theater, Art, and the City”

16 February 2021

This week, the Miscellany met with Juliane Shibata and Pierre Hecker, faculty directors of the upcoming spring 2022 London program, to talk through what is new, what is coming back…

London program

An Evening with Teju Cole

7 February 2021

Teju Cole is the Nigerian-American author of two novels, Open City and Every Day is for the Thief and of the book of essays, Known and Strange Things. He is…

Teju Cole

Creative Bits & Bobs

1 February 2021

An orange cardamom olive oil cake, a contemplative man drawn on an orange, and a self portrait: “I drew this when I was trying to think of what I would…

Doodle with string

Comps Conversation

25 January 2021

This week, our three editors met via Zoom to talk about how comps is going for each of us. In the interview, we talk about how to structure a crime…

comps convo

@wordstintedyellow: How Eva Hadjiyanis (’23) fuses poetry and mental health

20 January 2021

For the first Miscellany post of the new year, we are posting an interview with sophomore Eva Hadjiyanis (she/her/hers). She is a prospective psychology major, poet, and mental health advocate…

Eva Hadjiyanis ('23)

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…

chapel and colorful fall trees