Boston Literary Landmarks Walking Tour


Join your fellow English majors on Saturday, September 23 for a walking tour of Boston’s many literary landmarks by Boston by Foot. This specially designed tour highlights the ‘homes and haunts’ of Boston-based writers like Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry James, Edgar Allen Poe, and Phyllis Wheatley. The tour departs at 11 a.m….
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Dragon Prayer Book event: Michael Cuthbert, MIT


Professor Michael Cuthbert (MIT) will run a workshop on reading medieval music notation, concluding with a group chant of music from Northeastern University’s only medieval manuscript.  As far as we know, this music has never been decoded or sung in contemporary times.

Finding Honey in the Rock – A Workshop of Obsession


A writing workshop with poet Danez Smith.
What can’t you shake? What constantly comes back to you? What never leaves? In this workshop, we will talk about the obsessions that capture us for a season and obsessions that follow us for a lifetime. Limited seating. RSVP will be required. ..
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Danez Smith. Poet.


Danez Smith is the author of [insert] boy (2014, YesYes Books), winner of the 2014 Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry and finalist for the Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America. Their second collection, Don’t Call Us Dead, will be published by Graywolf Press in 2017. Danez is a two-time Individual World Poetry Slam finalist. ..
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Save the Dates: Visiting Distinguished Writer Week

11/13/2017 - 11/16/2017

Join us for a week of readings, talks, and workshops with Visiting Distinguished Writer Paul Murray! Paul Murray is the author of An Evening of Long Goodbyes, Skippy Dies and The Mark and the Void.