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Visiting Distinguished Writer Series: Rachel Kadish Reading & Discussion


Please join us for a reading and Q&A with Visiting Distinguished Writer Rachel Kadish. This event is free and open to the public, with a book signing to follow. Rachel Kadish is an award-winning novelist and, the English Department’s Fall Visiting Distinguished Writer.  No less a figure than the late Toni Morrison called her “a gifted writer,…
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Where Do We Go From Here? A Conversation Between the Granddaughter of a Holocaust Survivor, and the Granddaughter of an SS Officer


On October 29, novelist Rachel Kadish and memoirist Julie Lindahl will join us for “Where Do We Go From Here? A Conversation between the Granddaughter of a Holocaust Survivor, and the Granddaughter of an SS Officer.” The event is part of the series of podcasts and speaking engagements Kadish and Lindahl cofounded, called “Voices Between: Stories Against Extremism,” in which…
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“Chant the Dragon” Concert


Hear the NU Madrigals perform music from the fifteenth century Dragon Prayer Book, Northeastern University’s only parchment manuscript. This concert is connected to the Decoding the Dragon fall exhibit at Northeastern’s Snell Library, led by English Professor Erika Boeckeler and English major Laura Packard. Read more about the Dragon Prayer Book in the news.

Visiting Distinguished Writer SAFIYA SINCLAIR

04/09/2019 - 04/10/2019

We’re pleased to announce the schedule for the spring visit of our Visiting Distinguished Writer, Safiya Sinclair! Tuesday, April 9 Public reading and Q&A (with taco bar to follow) 6-8 p.m. | Egan 440 Wednesday, April 10 Lunch with English Majors Email Sarah Green (sa.green@northeastern.edu) to reserve your spot. 12-1:30 p.m. | Location TBA Master…
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