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Kalamazoo College Professor Di Seuss DI SEUSS NAMED one of two finalists for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry! A first in the history of Kalamazoo College to have one of her own so honored. Di is an alumna (class of 1978) and Di is […]

Pro Voice: “You are not in her shoes.”

Throughout Winter Quarter 2016, students in the Kalamazoo College “Feminist Psychology of Women” course have interviewed a range of individuals associated with Planned Parenthood Mid and South Michigan. “ProVoice: The Abortion Monologues — You Are Not in Her Shoes,” a […]

Colloquium About Blackness to Occur at Kalamazoo College

Colloquium About Blackness to Occur at Kalamazoo College Kalamazoo College will present the Physics of Blackness Colloquium on March 31 and April 1. March 31 features a lecture (7 p.m. in Dalton Theatre) by Michelle M. Wright, Professor of African American Studies and Comparative Literary Studies at Northwestern […]

CONTRARY MOTION Hits the Right Note

Andy Mozina On a musical instrument, contrary motion refers to a melodic motion in which one series of notes rises in pitch while opposing notes descend. In his debut novel, Contrary Motion, English professor Andy Mozina moves his 38-year-old character, Matthew Grzbc, […]

Book launches, annual colloquium concludes for Olasope Oyelaran

Olasope Oyelaran Within a 24-hour period, Kalamazoo College Scholar-in-Residence Olasope O. Oyelaran, Ph.D., will see his new book launch and his annual International Colloquium at the National Black Theatre Festival close for another year. Oyelaran, husband of K President Eileen Wilson-Oyelaran, edited […]

The (Busy) Life of a Writer

Kalamazoo College English Professor Di Seuss The New Yorker magazine has accepted for publication a poem by Kalamazoo College Writer-in-Residence Diane Seuss ’78. The poem is expected to appear in the fall. Many other good things happening relative to Di’s writing. Her third book of poems, […]

Student-Led Forums Focus on Race and Ethnicity on K’s Campus

Kalamazoo College students host two forums this week focusing on race and ethnicity on the K campus. “Konsciousness” (Wed. March 4, 7PM, Banquet Room, Hicks Student Center) is a structured discussion open to K students, faculty, and staff to hear […]

Alumna Novelist Nominated for Award

Alumna Novelist Nominated for Award Kalamazoo College alumna Morowa Yejidé ’92 is a nominee for a 2015 NAACP Image Award to be awarded Friday, February 6, in Los Angeles. She is nominated in the category of Outstanding Literary Debut Work for her first novel Time […]