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Zadie Smith
English Novelist Zadie Smith to Present Tolles Lecture

Zadie Smith, English novelist and Royal Society of Literature fellow, will speak as part of the Tolles Lecture series on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m., in the Chapel. The lecture is free and open to the public. It will be followed by a book-signing and reception in Dwight Lounge, Bristol Center.  More ...

Trudy Lewis
Award-winning Novelist Trudy Lewis to Read From Work

Award-winning novelist Trudy Lewis will read from her  latest work on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 8 p.m., in the Fillius Events Barn. She will also discuss the difference between Master of Fine Arts and Ph.D.’s with creative dissertations. The lecture is sponsored by the English and Creative Writing Department and is free and open to the public.  More ...

Katherine Terrell
Terrell Presents Paper at Medieval Studies Congress

Associate Professor of Literature Katherine H. Terrell presented a paper titled “Transnational Poetics in the Selden Manuscript: Chaucer, James I, and the Foundation of Scottish Poetry” at the 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies held at Western Michigan University in May.  More ...

Professor Dan Chambliss encourages comment in the Great Books seminar as Joe Simonson '15 Morgan Lane '16, and Mark Parker-Magyar '15 look on.
Chambliss and Kelly Take on Great Books in Seminar

Machiavelli. Darwin. Paine. These men changed lives with their writing, affecting how millions thought about themselves and their place in the world.  Dan Chambliss, the Eugene M. Tobin Distinguished Professor of Sociology, and Al Kelly, the Edgar B. Graves Professor of History, have a similar effect on the Hamilton students they teach in their Great Books seminar—albeit on a slightly smaller scale.  More ...