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Professor Jane Zwart interviews Zadie Smith. Photo by Lisa Beth Anderson.
Festival speakers warn of the dangers of certainty

“It’s impossible to fail at reading.” This claim, set out by Lisa Cockrel, the new director of the Festival of Fai...

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Professor Jennifer Holberg wins YWCA Tribute Award

On Tuesday, professor Jennifer Holberg of the English department was recognized as a “YWCA Woman of Achievement” at ...

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October Unhappy Hour makes its spooky return to Calvin

The English department’s annual October Unhappy Hour—“a night of frightening tales, sublime verse and succulent tr...

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Student study questions international accessibility of core literature classes

Do international students have a disproportionate amount of work to do with core literature classes when it comes to rea...

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English department hosts cocktail hour

This past Thursday on October 1, the English department held their second annual October Happy Hour. The party was a liv...

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Vande Kopple remembered by English department, Calvin community

If you ask anyone about snowball fights at the English department’s annual writers’ retreat, one can easily ...

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English department co-chair dies unexpectedly

English professor William Vande Kopple passed away unexpectedly Wednesday morning, according to a post on the English de...

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English professor publishes third book, “The Lure”

As students and colleagues in the English department will confirm, Professor William Vande Kopple is not one to keep his...