The Poetics of Eros: A Valentine’s Day Tea and Talk with Professor Elena Deanda

Washington College’s very own Elena Deanda-Camacho will be giving a faculty tea and talk on Wednesday, February 14, as part of the spring Literary House Series. The event will be held at 4:30 p.m. in the Rose O’Neill Literary House, and it is free and open to the public. Elena Deanda-Camacho is an associate professor […]

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Writer Kim Zarins, Who Puts a Modern Teen Spin on The Canterbury Tales, to Read at the Rose O’Neill Literary House

Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales may make some people yawn, but not the way writer Kim Zarins tells the story. Zarins, a professor of medieval and children’s literature and author of the novel Sometimes We Tell the Truth, retells the tale from the point of view of modern teens, who change things up in unpredictable, entertaining, sympathetic […]

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