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English FYC Students See It All

Josh Weiner '16

In addition to top-notch classroom instruction, students in Professor Daylanne English’s First Year Course - Ecstasy and Apocalypse: Literature of the Extreme -  have had superb opportunities for some experiential education...READ MORE
Going to the Guthrie

Sarah Richman '16

Many of us have read To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, but a few weeks ago English majors and minors plus some lucky friends got the chance to see it. The English Honor Society sponsored a trip to the beautiful Guthrie Theater in downtown Minneapolis to see this literary classic performed onstage...READ MORE
The Spoken Words

Amanda Zimmerman '16

For years English Department news has come from The Words newsletter, but this semester the department is branching out into another medium...READ MORE
Macalester Celebrates Marlon James Day 

Molly Sowash '16

Students, faculty, community members, and friends gathered Wednesday to celebrate Marlon James and his recent achievement winning the Man Booker Prize...READ MORE
Vienna Verbatim: Q & A with Alice Gerard
Kevin Xiong '16

Back in December of 2009, The Words interviewed English alumna Alice Gerard ‘09 on her Fulbright experience in Vienna. Working as a teacher's assistant, she encountered an inquisitive cast of Austrian teenagers, eager to hear about Hollywood, U.S. cultural norms, and Minnesota life...READ MORE
Real Talk: A glimpse into the lives of our English majors 

Aparna Mazumdar '16

English majors lead busy lives. Apart from academics, they are involved in a myriad of activities both on and off campus, including cool internships at local non-profits, dance clubs, and even freelance writing...WATCH HERE
Sprechen Sie Deutsch?
Matt Burgess's Uncle Janice recently came out in paperback as well as in German! The German publisher, Suhrkamp Krimi, published his novel under the new title Cops.
English Department Events
ACTC Poetry Reading by Lynn Emanuel
Poet Lynn Emanuel will be reading her work on Wednesday November 11, 7:00 pm in JBD Hall. This event is free and open to the public.


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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