The Mac Weekly

Snyder lectures, reads poetry in Kagin

Estelle Timar-Wilcox

October 25, 2018

Acclaimed poet and environmentalist Gary Snyder visited Macalester last week, and, on Wednesday, Oct. 17, delivered the annual Engel-Morgan-Jardetzky Distinguished Lecture on Science, Culture and Ethics. Snyder has published...

Beat poet and activist Gary Snyder to speak at Macalester

Sarah Hoffman

October 14, 2018

88-year-old Gary Snyder is a Beat poet, Zen Buddhist, environmental activist and Pulitzer Prize winner. This month, Snyder will leave the house he built in the Sierra Nevada mountains for an evening of poetry and discussion at...

Frances Stark & Sohrab Mohebbi Talk Art Studios and Domesticity at the Walker

Malcolm Cooke

October 11, 2018

Sohrab Mohebbi, a museum curator based in New York, began his conversation with artist Frances Stark at the Walker Art Center on Wednesday, September 26, by reading a poem: I think I'll Serve some toast today Oh no, there is ...

Oliver Schminkey, Natalie Kaplan and other members of MacSlams workshop pieces. Photo by Taylor Dobson.


November 7, 2014

Mac Slams: Semester Slam Preview

December 6, 2013

Macalester poets have been working all semester long on writing and performing spoken-word poems, competing against one another for a spot on the Mac team going to this year’s College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI). Af...

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