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Welcoming the New English Majors

6 May 2020

One of our favorite spring traditions is welcoming the newly declared sophomores to our department and community. Although we feel a bit far from each other right now, Second Laird…

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London OCS Spotlight: Jacob Isaacs ’20

19 November 2019

Last week, I sat down with senior English major Jacob Isaacs to talk about his Off Campus Studies experience. Jacob was part of Carleton’s 2018 English Literature and Theater in…

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Introducing our New Editor!

7 October 2019

If you’ve had the chance to read our most recent post on Elizabeth Freeman’s talk, you’ve heard from our fabulous new editor, Kathleen Danielson. As is made clear from the…

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A Brief Summary: Elizabeth Freeman’s Talk “Committed to the End: On Care Work and Rereading”

27 September 2019

Last Friday, September 20, UC Davis English professor and associate dean Elizabeth Freeman delivered a moving talk on caretaking, rereading, and queer theory. After an introduction by Carleton Women and…

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Dispatches from London Programs Past

6 May 2019

Attention all globetrotters, theatergoers, and bibliophiles: the 2020 edition of the annual London Program is still accepting applications! Professor Constance Walker is leading the program next Winter, and students joining…

Introducing the New English Majors

25 April 2019

Spring term is always refreshing at Carleton. After a long and cold winter, it’s impossible to take the warm weather for granted. All around campus, the last patches of snow…

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An Interview with Nancy Cho and Anne Hackman ’19

19 February 2019

This past fall, Professor Nancy Cho and Anne Hackman ’19 were awarded a winter break Student Research Partnership from The Humanities Center. Over the course of her break, Anne was…

Anne Hackman ’19 and Professor Nancy Cho

Li-Young Lee and David Whetstone: Readers Respond

26 January 2019

What did you think about the evening of poetry and music Li-Young Lee and David Whetstone put on last week? No ordinary reading, the two men collaborated to pair never-before-heard…

Dispatches from the 2018 Dictionary Game

3 October 2018

Last Wednesday, Second Laird played host to Fall festivities, welcoming English majors back to campus with seasonal pie and some word-nerdy fun. Headlining the event was the Dictionary Game, a…

Meet the New Miscellany Editors!

28 September 2018

Fall is upon us, and ringing in another year of Miscellany madness are two new editors. Lulu Mourning (’20, she/her/hers) and Gab Torres (’20, she/her/hers) bring fresh voices and a heap…