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Macalester & Minnesota celebrate Marlon James
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Macalester & Minnesota celebrate Marlon James

Late Wednesday afternoon in Janet Wallace’s Dayton Commons, catered food, a stage and a live band replaced the usual study chairs and tables. Students, faculty and administration were gathered to celebrate creative writing professor Marlon James, whose novel A Brief History of Seven Killings won the Man Booker Prize earlier this month. President Brian Rosenberg…

Features

Prof Talk: William D. Hart, Religious Studies

This week, The Mac Weekly sat down with new religious studies professor William D. Hart to discuss his values and journey to Macalester. TMW: To start off, how long have you been teaching at Mac and what courses are you teaching this semester? WH: This is my first year teaching at Macalester. In fact, I…

Marlon James shortlisted for Man Booker Prize
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Marlon James shortlisted for Man Booker Prize

On Sept. 15, the Man Booker Foundation announced that, alongside five other contemporary novels, Macalester creative writing professor Marlon James’s novel made the shortlist for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction. This prestigious literary prize is awarded every year to the “very best book of the year,” according to the prize’s official website. James is…

Opinion

Support the contingent faculty that help make Macalester great

One of the best parts about being a Macalester student is choosing from the breadth of interesting courses that are offered each semester. Balancing creative desires, career aspirations and graduation requirements in only four classes often seems like an impossible task. Macalester’s ability to attract incredible and passionate faculty only further complicates the decision. There…

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