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The Second Laird Miscellany Forgets It’s Not a Satirical Newspaper

19 September 2016

Welcome back, Second Laird! We asked you to describe what you did this summer in the form of an Onion headline, and you delivered. Instead of catching up with the…

Presidential Sonnets: 2016 Presidential Candidates in the Style of Everyone’s Favorite Bard

14 March 2016

For his final project in Pierre Hecker’s Shakespeare II course, Noah Bunnell (’16) tried his hand at iambic pentameter. A political aficionado, Noah created the following five mash-ups between current…

Pericles at the Guthrie: A Chat with Assistant Director Daisuke Kawachi (’13)

27 January 2016

This Sunday, students ventured into the cities to see the Guthrie Theater’s production of Shakespeare’s Pericles, directed by new artistic director Joseph Haj. Carleton Alum Daisuke Kawachi (’13, CAMS) was an…

Outside of Laird: Literary Athletes/Athletic Literati

5 October 2015

To ring in the new academic year, today the Miscellany celebrates the liberal arts student with a reminder that not every English major is just an English major. Here is…

Sarah Meister (’16) Goes to Chicago…With a Commonplace Book

30 May 2015

Congratulations to the five English majors who were awarded distinction for their independent study this year: Sam Chao ’16, Ellen Currier ’15, Grace Fremont ’15, Sarah Meister ’16, and Sarah…

The English Department Celebrates Carolyn Soule

26 May 2015

Carolyn Soule, who is retiring as Administrative Assistant in English this spring, has worked for the department for more than 40 years and at the college for even longer. After…

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Urban Arts on the London Program: Mina Wolf (’16)

25 May 2015

On this winter’s English Theatre & Literature in London program, students enrolled in a 3-credit Urban Arts course, for which they each designed and executed an independent arts project that…

English Majors Riding Animals!

16 November 2014

Introducing a new feature: English majors riding animals. First up is Casey Short (’16) on a camel during her OCS program this term in Granada (the camel itself was ridden…

Casey on a Camel

Literary Starbucks!

21 October 2014

Literary Starbucks is a blog run by three Carleton students (2nd Laird natives Jill Poskanzer and Wilson Josephson and History major Nora Katz). It attempts to answer the question: “What…

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What type of English major are you?

23 June 2014

What type of English major are you? (Nityasya Belapurkar, ’15) How do you like to drink your coffee? a.) I harvest the beans myself. b.) I don’t care – as…