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March 2015

ACTC Conference a Major Success

Josh Weiner '16

Macalester hosted the Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities (ACTC) English Majors Conference on Friday, February 19th. Students, faculty, family and friends from five area colleges gathered in the Campus Center to present papers, discuss literature, and – of course – to eat...READ MORE
Stephen Yoakam '75 Directs The Clean House 

Kevin Xiong  '16

This past February, Stephen Yoakam ‘75 directedThe Clean House for the Macalester College Theater and Dance department. He was raised in Bloomington, Indiana and studied English and Theater at Macalester...READ MORE
Appetizers and Alums Round II

Molly Sowash '16

‘Tis the season to mix and mingle. With three months left of college, seniors are looking to their seniors for advice regarding life after graduation. The English Honor Society provided such an opportunity last Thursday at the Appetizers and Alums event...READ MORE
The Dead Writers' Guild

Noah Mondschein '18

Last semester, my friend Declan Cummings ‘17 and I realized that there was no place outside of class to get our writing workshopped. We decided to change that by starting The Dead Writers’ Guild, which began meeting this semester...READ MORE

Molly Sowash '16

This month we have a poem by Creative Writing and Computer Science double major, Hayley Tillett ‘19. “I use poetry as a tool for making sense of the little fragments of thought and unarticulated perceptions that pass through my mind"...READ MORE
Marlon James and Dave Eggers in Conversation

Sarah Richman '16

I found a seat on the balcony, looking down at the two spotlit chairs where the pulpit had been. Center Presbyterian Church in St. Paul isn’t a typical Thursday night destination for Twin Cities booklovers...READ MORE
Real Talk: Messages from English Majors Abroad

Aparna Mazumdar '16

This month, The Words got in touch with three English majors (Hank Hietala '17, Liz Hallgren '17, Zane Vorhes-Gripp '17) who are currently studying abroad in Scotland, France, and Argentina...WATCH HERE
English Department Events
Evil Men by Professor James Dawes is now published in Chinese! 

Check out a hardcover copy of his book in the English Department office. 
Newsletter Staff
Senior Editor
   Molly Sowash '16
Associate Editors
   Aparna Mazumdar '16
   Josh Weiner '16
   Kevin Kiong '16
   Sarah Richman '16
Radio Show Supervisor 
   Amanda Zimmerman '16
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