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Mary Karr: Inspire the Writer Within

Submitted by Laura McDermott '10 on March 22, 2010

On Thursday, February 25, Fairfield University welcomed Mary Karr, esteemed memoirist and award-winning poet, to promote Lit, the long-awaited sequel

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What Does Feminism Mean To You?

Submitted by Laura McDermott '10 on March 10, 2010

What does it mean to be a feminist today, and why are young people so averse to the label? These questions and more were discussed on Tuesday, Febr

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Poet Russell Goings Speaks About the Importance of Griot Songs in his Poetry in Panel Discussion Thumbnail

Poet Russell Goings Speaks About the Importance of Griot Songs in his Poetry in Panel Discussion

Submitted by Laura McDermott '10 on March 10, 2010

Freedom from structure. Freedom from form. Freedom from the limits of time. Poet Russell Goings has no problem breaking the mold in his poetry, as was

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The 2009 National Book Award Winner Colum McCann

Submitted by Genevieve Bleidner '13 on February 11, 2010

On Tuesday, February 2, Fairfield University welcomed acclaimed author Colum McCann to campus for a talk and book signing. The event, which took p

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