Oct. 24: Meghan Daum
Our fall Writer-in-Residence, Meghan Daum, is the author of four books, including, most recently, The Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussion. A columnist at The Los Angeles Times for more than a decade, Daum now writes the EGOS column, about new memoirs, for The New York Times Book Review, and has taught recently in the graduate writing programs at Columbia University and the University of Iowa. 4 pm.
The Writer-in-Residence program is made possible through support from the Andrea ’79 and Ken Robertson Writers House Innovation Fund.
Oct. 30: Open Mic
All are invited to the Writers House for an evening of entertainment. And you’re the entertainment! Sing a song, read a poem, tell a story, show a film clip, act out a scene from a play, or just come and eat some snacks.
Nov. 2: 5 Minutes & A Mic
No notes, no slides, just Merrimack professors talking about the work they do and why they love it: Omer Unsal, Lauri Kurdziel, Kathleen Shine Cain, & Autumn Ridenour. 4 pm.
Co-sponsored by CETL.
Nov. 14: Carl Safina
Award-winning writer and conservationist Carl Safina will discuss his latest book, Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel. Safina is the first Endowed Professor for Nature and Humanity at Stony Brook University, where he co-chairs the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science and runs the not-for-profit Safina Center. 4 pm.
March 8: Tolle Lege Reception
McQuade Library is very proud to present the 15th Annual Tolle Lege Reception. Please join us at the Writers House to honor members of our Merrimack community who have contributed to the Tolle Lege collection in the past academic year. 4 pm.