Author Archives: Hollynd Karapetkova

Calling all writers!

Welcome and welcome back to campus–we hope you had a fabulous summer! It’s a new academic year, which means it’s time for new writing and new writing goals. If you’ve got some fiction, poetry, or essays on hand that you’d … Continue reading

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I Am Not Your Negro – The Tale Of American Dreams, Deferred

By Connor Worley For the past three months, my EN-350 course has been covering the nature of the American Dream – that elusive ideal towards which every U.S. citizen strives, aiming to secure upward mobility in society for themselves and … Continue reading

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Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Katherine Boo to Visit Campus

Please join us today for a conversation with Pulitzer Prize winning author and journalist, Katherine Boo. A writer for The New Yorker and The Washington Post, Katherine Boo is the recipient of a MacArthur “Genius” Grant, as well as of the National … Continue reading

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Join us for the annual Bisson Lecture tomorrow evening!

Join Marymount University’s English & Humanities Department this Wednesday, April 4, at 5 pm in the new Ballston Center for the annual Bisson Lecture. Dr. Brigitte Fielder will speak on “Antislavery Children’s Literature and Twenty-First Century Antiracism.” The Bisson Lecture … Continue reading

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MU Poets at Raise Your Voice Against Violence

MU Professor Susan Mockler and MU student Michael Jachuku Howard joined Arlington Poet Laureate Katherine Young at Cafe Sazon on Tuesday for a night of reading and music in solidarity with the students of Parkland, Florida. Dr. Holly Karapetkova also … Continue reading

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