Author Archives: Tonya-Marie Howe

New Class! The Experience of Poetry

By Alicia Hobson The Literature and Languages Department has been working extra hard to offer their students many new opportunities to tailor their education to individual interests. For the Spring 2021 semester, Dr. Holly Karapetkova, Arlington’s current Poet Laureate has … Continue reading

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Fall Visiting Poet: Tony Medina

In October, Marymount Literature & Languages welcomed Tony Medina–poet and Howard University professor–to campus as our Fall Visiting Poet. We were very excited to welcome him to a virtual event open to everyone. Medina talked about poetry as a means … Continue reading

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Spring Celebration of Graduating Students, 2020

Welcome to our annual Spring Celebration! I’m Dr. Howe, chair of the Department of Literature & Languages, and I’m really proud to be hosting this unconventional celebration of you, your accomplishments, and your bright futures. In normal years—whatever that means… … Continue reading

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20th Anniversary Shades of Blue Student-Faculty Poetry Reading

Spring 2020 fittingly witnessed the 20th anniversary of the Shades of Blue student-faculty poetry reading! On February 19th, we were very proud to showcase work by poets, scholars, and students from the Marymount community, including Holly Karapetkova, Michael Boylan, Caroline … Continue reading

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Estudiantes asisten al festival de flamenco

Por: Judy Ortega (en Inglés después del descanso) El 14 de noviembre del 2019, asistí al Festival Flamenco en el Teatro Gala en Washington, D.C., con SP301 en Marymount. Como alguien quien disfruta sumergirse en la cultura España, este evento … Continue reading

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