Actress and Playwright Danai Gurira ’01 to join Gary Hines ‘74, Sounds of Blackness Music Director and Producer, as Macalester’s Commencement Speakers
Professor Marlon James chosen as one of 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2015 by Foreign Policy Magazine
Macalester professor named 2015-16 Executive Leadership Fellow at the U of M’s Center for Integrative Leadership
Macalester professor receives Profiles in Courage Award from the Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers
Macalester professor Marlon James wins the Man Booker Prize for his novel “A Brief History of Seven Killings”
Macalester professor Marlon James has won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, considered the most prestigious prize in literature, for his book A Brief History of Seven Killings. James is the first writer from Jamaica to win in the prize's 47-year history.