- Apr 24 Guerrilla Warfare and Violence against Mexican Civilians in the U.S.-Mexican War of 1846-1848
- Apr 24 Thursday Noon Recital
- Apr 24 Philosophy Colloquium - David Wong
- Apr 24 Eva von Dassow on “Making Myth in Mesopotamia: The Reign of Erra, God of War"
- Apr 25 Critical Theory Symposium: "Biopolitics and Ideology"
Congratulations to the Macalester Poetry Slam team for taking first place at the 2011 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational at the University of Michigan last weekend.
In addition to taking first, they also received the award for Best Writing by a Team while three of the team's poets received individual awards. (Teams from 37 other colleges and universities teams competed.)
To prepare, all five team members met for six hours each week to do intensive writing workshops with their coach Sierra DeMulder, an adult National Poetry Slam Champion and published author under Write Bloody Publishing. They did group writing exercises and extensive rewrites of their pieces, spending weeks crafting the poems and performances.