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

Visiting Speaker: David Henry Hwang on “Authenticity and its Discontents”

24 January 2017

Rejoice, readers, for the Second Laird Miscellany brings you an interview with guest lecturer and famous playwright David Henry Hwang in preparation for his visit to Carleton! Mr. Hwang is…

Event Preview: Adam Bradley’s “The Poetry of Pop”

27 October 2016

Next Wednesday, November 2nd, Carleton College will be hosting Adam Bradley, published author and professor of English at the University of Colorado Boulder. Our guest will be giving a talk…

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Susan Jaret McKinstry Tells Carleton Students to Take a Walk!

11 May 2016

As a part of WALK!, Carleton’s walking and walking art festival, the English Department’s Susan Jaret McKinstry recently inaugurated a community exhibition piece called the Walking Path Memoir Map. The…

Event Preview: Six-Word Comps

4 May 2016

In honor of the weekend’s English Comps Symposium, the Miscellany brings you a twist on the classic six-word story: the six-word comps. We asked this year’s comps-ers to condense their…

Event Preview: Hope Jahren Reads from Her Memoir “Lab Girl”

20 April 2016

This Friday (April 22nd) geobiologist and bestselling author Hope Jahren will read from her 2016 memoir Lab Girl in the Library Athenaeum from 3:30-4:45. Join the English Department and Content Bookstore for this Earth Day celebration…

Event Preview: Jane Eyre (as Explained by Random People who Have Never Read Jane Eyre)

26 February 2016

In anticipation of Carleton’s National Theatre Live screening of Jane Eyre this Sunday February 28 at 2:00 in the Weitz Cinema, one brave English major (Sophia King ’17) infiltrated the heart…

Event Preview: Stripped

24 February 2016

This Saturday February 27 at 7:00 in the chapel, Carleton’s Gender and Sexuality Center will present Stripped, a new student-written theatre production. Kat George (’16), for her senior comprehensive exercise in English,…

Event Preview: Dangerous Liaisons (Seductive Fictions Style)

17 February 2016

This Thursday February 18th at 7:00 in the Weitz Cinema, Arts at Carleton and the French Department will co-sponsor a National Theatre Live screening of Christopher Hampton’s adaptation of Les Liaisons Dangereuses,…

Event Preview: Poetry Reading by Greg Hewett

3 February 2016

This Thursday, February 4th at 7:00, Professor Greg Hewett will read poetry from past collections and his forthcoming book BLINDSIGHT (Coffee House Press 2016) at Content Bookstore on Division Street. Professor Hewett will…

Event Preview: Beowulf-a-thon (with some help from Literary Starbucks)

25 January 2016

This year, the English Department’s annual marathon reading comes with a twist. We’re partnering with Medieval & Renaissance Studies to bring you the BEOWULF-A-THON, a mini-marathon of Anglo-Saxon amusement, this…