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

Event Preview: Andrew Elfenbein, When the Medium isn’t the Message

6 October 2018

When: Monday, October 8, 4-5 pm Where: Gould Library Athenaeum This coming Monday, Professor Andrew Elfenbein of the University of Minnesota will be presenting a talk in the Athenaeum entitled “When…

Andrew Elfenbein

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…

Event Preview: Hanif Abdurraqib, American Lyric and the Politics of Genre

7 May 2018

Poet, essayist, and cultural critic Hanif Abdurraqib will be reading in the Athenaeum on Tuesday, May 15th, from 5-6 pm! Ahead of his visit to Carleton, he kindly agreed to…

The English Comps Symposium 2018 Edition

4 May 2018

Spring—frost recedes, sunsets stretch, baby birkenstocks take tentative first steps into a brave new world. And all over campus echoes the sound of hundreds of students breathing a single sigh…

Event Preview: Greg Smith Discusses the Story Behind the Story

23 April 2018

Hello, astute Miscellany readers; here’s a riddle for you: What’s “staggeringly brilliant,” a “high-wire act,” a “tour de force,” and read all over? Come find out when Greg Smith talks…

Event Preview: Emily Hodgson Anderson’s Talk, “Shakespearean Adaptation: Hamlet without Yorick”

26 January 2018

By Jenan Jacobson Anticipating her upcoming talk, “Shakespearean Adaptation: Hamlet without Yorick,” The Second Laird Miscellany recently caught up with Professor Emily Hodgson Anderson. In the interview below she talks…

Event Preview: Greg Smith Reads from “The Maze at Windermere”

21 January 2018

You’ve probably already caught some of the buzz around our very own Professor Greg Smith’s new novel, The Maze at Windermere. Greg will be reading from his book at Content Bookstore…

Event Preview: Benjamin Percy’s “Thrill Me”

22 October 2017

by Jenan Jacobson (’18) A couple of weeks ago, I sat down with the author Benjamin Percy to ask him some questions in preparation for his talk at Carleton. The talk, titled…

Event Preview: Comps Haikus

5 May 2017

It’s that time of year again! Tomorrow, bright and early, senior English majors will present their comps in Laird. In honor of this momentous occasion, we asked everyone to write…

Event Preview: The Merchant of Venice

15 February 2017

This week ushers in opening night of the Carleton Players’ The Merchant of Venice, and so the Miscellany decided to reach out to Pierre Hecker, English professor and director of the show.…