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Kinship of Rivers â€“ 
Ping's Project for Peace

Molly Sowash '16

Rivers and waterways carry great significance for Professor Ping Wang and her creative life. Born in Shanghai at the mouth of the Yangtze River and raised on an island in the East China Sea, Ping developed a deep-rooted connection to rivers in her early years... READ MORE
The Cradle Will Rock

Sarah Richman '16

As the lights went down in the main-stage theatre, anticipation was high. We’d heard the hype; we’d seen the posters. By the time the lights came on again, one thing was clear: The Cradle Will Rock, Macalester's fall production directed by Theatre Professor Harry Waters Jr., had rocked...READ MORE
Real Talk: December Graduates

Allison Dobscha '15

This month's Real Talk video introduces our three English majors graduating this December. Jenni Goller, Kaila Chan, and Alejandra Marin tell us about their plans for the future and what they'll miss most about the English Department...WATCH HERE
Looking Back at the First Lady of Radio

Zoya Haroon '15

Macalester alum and visiting instructor Stephen Smith’s new book The First Lady of Radio: Eleanor Roosevelt’s Historic Broadcasts explores Eleanor Roosevelt’s groundbreaking career as a professional radio broadcaster...READ MORE
Word Play

Allison Goldfarb '15

For this month's Word Play, we have a powerful poem by Ollie Schminkey '16...READ MORE
English Department Events

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Book Launch for Matt Burgess' Uncle Janice

Tuesday, January 27
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     Allison Dobscha '15
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     Sarah Richman '16
     Molly Sowash '16
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     Allison Goldfarb '15
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