Posts tagged with “Upcoming Events and Lectures” (All posts)

Introducing the New English Majors

26 April 2021

As our days get slowly sunnier in Northfield, we are excited to see faces new and old on our screens, in our classrooms in the Weitz, and someday soon, in…

street view in northfield

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…


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

English Trivia Night at Imminent Brewing

14 February 2020

It was Wednesday, February 12, and twenty-odd English majors, professors, and honorary guests came shivering in from the bitter cold, eager to warm up with pizza, drinks, and friendly competition…

trivia night at imminent brewing

The 2019 English Comps Symposium Preview

10 May 2019

Comps is (are?) a strange experience—your room accumulates a landscape of readings, your weeks start to pass in page counts, you wrestle wayward drafts late into the night, wondering at…

Laird Hall at night

Event Preview: Convocation by Bao Phi, “A Vietnamese Exploration of Race, Class, and Colonization Through Poetry”

1 May 2019

Performance poet, author, and activist Bao Phi delivers a convocation presentation on May 3.

Event Preview: Panel Discussion of Timothy Raylor’s Philosophy, Rhetoric, and Thomas Hobbes

25 February 2019

This Thursday, you’re invited to a blockbuster book discussion, where the centerpiece is a new volume by the English Department’s own Timothy Raylor! Philosophy, Rhetoric, and Thomas Hobbes (Oxford University Press, 2019)…

Tim Raylor

Event Preview: Anjali Nerlekar on Modern Indian Poetry and its Renewals

11 February 2019

This Thursday, Carleton welcomes Professor Anjali Nerlekar to speak on Modern Indian poetry. Professor Nerlekar teaches classes on South Asian and Caribbean literature, postcolonial studies, and translation studies at Rutgers…

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…

Event Preview: An Evening with Li-Young Lee featuring David Whetstone

14 January 2019

This Wednesday, Carleton plays host to an evening of literature and music as nationally acclaimed poet Li-Young Lee visits us to read from his work, accompanied by sitarist and Carleton…