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D.T. Max
New Yorker Writer, Author D.T. Max, Visits Classes, Gives Lecture

D.T. Max, a staff writer for The New Yorker, recently visited Hamilton to discuss his most recent work, a biography of David Foster Wallace. Calling his book “a biography” here is sort of disingenuous: Max’s work, titled Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace, remains the only full-length biography of the writer since Wallace’s unfortunate death in 2008.   More ...

Panelists Valzhyna Mort, Chris Abani, Vijay Seshadri and moderator professor Doran Larson.
International Writers Explore Freedom of Speech in Panel Discussion

Hamilton hosted a panel of three internationally acclaimed poets Saturday for a discussion of recent issues surrounding freedom of speech, both within the USA and abroad.  Part of the International Writers Festival, the panel was sponsored by the Department of English and Creative Writing and included Chris Abani, Vijay Seshadri and Valzhyna Mort.  More ...

D.T. Max
Lecture by New Yorker Writer D.T. Max Rescheduled

A lecture by D.T. Max, an author and staff writer at The New Yorker, has been rescheduled for Monday, March 2, at 4:10 p.m., in Dwight Lounge, Bristol Center. The lecture, titled “Consider the Writer: The Life of David Foster Wallace,” is free and open to the public. His previously scheduled visit in February was cancelled due to weather.  More ...

Chris Abani, Vijay Seshadri, Valzhyna Mort
Hamilton to Host International Writers Festival

Hamilton College will host an International Writers Festival with appearances by novelist/poet Chris Abani, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Vijay Seshadri and Valzhyna Mort on Friday, Feb. 27, and Saturday, Feb. 28, on campus.  All events are free and open to the public.  More ...

Naomi Guttman
Guttman Publishes Five Poems in Two Journals

Professor of English and Creative Writing Naomi Guttman published three poems in the Winter 2014 edition of "The Malahat Review" and two poems in the December 2014 edition of "The Literary Review of Canada."  More ...

D.T. Max
New Yorker Staff Writer D.T. Max Reading, Talk Cancelled

The Monday, Feb. 9  reading and Tuesday talk by The New Yorker author and staff writer D.T. Max have been cancelled due to the weather in the Northeast. His visit will be rescheduled for a later date.  More ...

Austin Briggs
Briggs’ Essay Honored in JJQ Special Issue

“Joyce’s Drinking,” an essay by Austin Briggs, the Hamilton B. Tompkins Professor of English Emeritus, was republished in a special anniversary issue of the James Joyce Quarterly as one of the 21 most important essays in the journal over the past 50 years.  More ...

Patrick Lawler
Poet Patrick Lawler Visit Cancelled Due to Weather

The reading by poet Patrick Lawler, writer-in-residence at LeMoyne College, scheduled for Monday, Feb. 2, has been cancelled due to the weather. It will be rescheduled at a later date.  More ...

First Online Courses Debut via edX

A few days shy of the one-year anniversary of Hamilton and Colgate jointly announcing their partnership as new contributing members in the nonprofit, online learning platform edX,  two free online interactive courses led by Hamilton professors will be launched.  More ...

Students in Larson's Prison Writing Class Collect Books for Incarcerated

Three students in Professor of English and Creative Writing Doran Larson’s “Booked: Prison Writing” course this fall held a campus book drive to benefit prisoners at a New York State correctional facility.  More ...

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