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Mac English Shines at
ACTC Majors Conference

Josh Weiner '16

On Friday, March 6th, five Macalester students took a break from their day-to-day grind for a trip down Summit Avenue to the University of St. Thomas. The occasion was the annual Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities (ACTC) English Majors conference...READ MORE
Mac English: Letters from Away

Zoya Haroon '15

Last November, The Words checked in with a few English majors studying away. This spring, we wrote to a couple of our student workers to see if their spring is warmer and sunnier than the slush here in St Paul...READ MORE
Real Talk: National Women's History Month

Aparna Mazumdar '16

In this month's Real Talk video, The Words asks faculty and students about their favorite female writers...
English Honors Projects

Amanda Zimmerman '16

Have you always wanted to write a book? Is there a literary topic that you can't wait to explore? Would you like to experience even more stress? If so, doing an English Honors Project might be for you...READ MORE

Allison Dobscha '15

This month we have a poem by Danny Ross ‘15, an Educational Studies and English double major...READ MORE
MacSlams Flies to CUPSI

Kevin Xiong '16

Talia Young '17 sat on the grass in Richmond, VA, listening to people read poetry. After a long day of tournament bouts, it was refreshing to hear crafted words in a casual context. Young was at the 15th annual College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational, enjoying the energy of 68 colleges converging on one city...READ MORE
Exciting New Faculty Hire:

The English Department is happy to announce the hire of Penelope Geng, Assistant Professor of Early Modern English Literature. Professor Geng will join the Macalester faculty in fall 2015.
English Department Events


English Department End of Year Event.

A black and white affair to celebrate the year, send off our seniors in style, and enjoy a delicious meal together. Food, friends, faculty, fun, awards, and even special guests. Formal attire encouraged but not required.

Monday May 4, 5:30-7:00 pm
Weyerhauser Boardroom


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   Allison Dobscha '15
Associate Editors
   Zoya Haroon '15
   Aparna Mazumdar '16
   Josh Weiner '16
   Kevin Kiong '16
   Amanda Zimmerman '16
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