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Another world

Posted in On Campus on April 5, 2016

Poet Robert Hass drew listeners into his work during a reading at Swasey.

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Piper Kerman, aiming for change

Posted in On Campus on February 26, 2016

Piper Kerman, author of “Orange is the New Black,” shares some thoughts on the current state of prisons in America.

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Beck “Home Series” home run

Posted in Academics & Research on January 29, 2016

The English department’s Michael Croley, Jack Shuler, and Ann Townsend open the spring Beck Series season with a “Home Series” sampling of some of their powerful recent writing.

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The writers read

Posted in On Campus on September 14, 2015

Three of our own launch the new season of the Beck Series.

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The poet among us

Posted in On Campus on February 3, 2015

In late January, beloved American poet Billy Collins visited campus to share and discuss poetry.

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A calling and a career

Posted in On Campus on February 14, 2014

How to balance a writer’s life with a career when they’re not exactly one and the same.

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The Bechdel Test

Posted in Academics & Research on November 7, 2013

Cartoonist Alison Bechdel came to campus and got students to think about the many ways stories can be told.

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