PUB QUIZ: English Language and Culture

By Etcetera|November 1, 2018||

The Annual English Language and Culture Pub Quiz is back! Jointly organized by the English Language and Culture Alumni organisation and Etcetera, we invite you to our pub quiz! There will be questions on language, literature, film, current events and more. Pool your knowledge with other students, staff and alumni to prove that you know more about all things Anglophone than the other teams, and maybe you’ll win a prize!

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Halloween Party! ETCxHeliosxVOSxMareNostrum

By Etcetera|October 31, 2018||

HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY Etcetera x Helios x VOS x Mare Nostrum Join Etcetera, Helios, VOS and Mare Nostrum for a once in a lifetime night of spooks! Halloween is a time to dress up, drink, and create mischief; all of these things are possible at the Halloween Party! Come in your best costume to Club YOLO on the 31st of October! If your costume is the best…..well you might just

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First Year’s Weekend

By Etcetera|October 11, 2018|Events, News, Throwbacks|

Even though the 90s have been over for eighteen years now, yes you really are that old,  thirty excited English students travelled back in time to Zwiggelte, where we landed in a world filled with scrunchies, denim jackets and chokers. After a, what seemed never-ending, train ride, we finally arrived in Zwiggelte; a place full of horses and nature. The beers were cold and we were ready for the pub

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ETC’s Book sale!

By Etcetera|August 29, 2018||

The first semester is almost here and to make sure you are well prepared, we are organizing a book sale. Athenaeum Bookstore will provide you  the books that you need with a 15% discount on English books if you are a member of Etcetera Study Association! The book sale will be organised in bulkweken. These weeks will be from 29 August until Wednesday 12 September. During these weeks, you will be able to buy your books with the 15% discount.  After you have ordered your books,

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Study Trip to Glasgow!

By Etcetera|July 2, 2018||

This year we will be taking you on a wild adventure to the Scottish no-so-high lands! This year Etcetera will be descending upon Glasgow for our annual study trip! You can sing up now. We will accept sign-ups until the 1st of April! The trip will cost you €270 in total! For this fee, we will provide you with tickets to and from Glasgow, accommodation, breakfast, and a number activities.

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Graphic Novel Conference!

By Etcetera|June 22, 2018||

Etcetera, Nieuwe Doelen and Writers Block bring you a                GRAPHIC NOVEL CONFERENCE! This is the LLACE’s 2018 literary conference. LLACE has been working together with study association Nieuwe Doelen and literary magazine Writers Block to create this year’s extravaganza. The event will include three speakers, each pressing graphic novel knowledge upon their listeners, and a creative workshop! Besides this there will, of course,

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Books That Will Save Your Life

By Etcetera|May 25, 2018|LLACE, News, Throwbacks|

Before the 17th of May it was thought more than unlikely to peacefully get civil rights ambassador Malcom X, a giant, men-eating whale and a creative, but struggling 17 year old girl, into one room. Yet, Etcetera once again accomplished the close to impossible. LLACE’s Books that will save your life took place in the UvA’s library and brought forth three intriguing speakers, together with their stories on how certain

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Exam Support Drinks

By Etcetera|May 23, 2018||

The year is almost coming to an end. Only one more exam week to go! We know and feel your pain, so to alleviate it we are hosting an alcohol-fueled support group! So, leave those books at the library and join us to drink all your pain away and to forget everything you spent hours studying for!

Book Club #4: Who Fears Death

By Etcetera|May 22, 2018||

LLACE Book Club’s fourth book discussion was blindly chosen by none other than YOU; the members of Etcetera! WHO FEARS DEATH by Nnedi Okorafor In a far future, post-nuclear-holocaust Africa, genocide plagues one region. The aggressors, the Nuru, have decided to follow the Great Book and exterminate the Okeke. Onyesonwu, “who fears death” in an ancient language, is the outcast child of a mother who cannot speak above a whisper.

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Books That Will Save Your Life

By Etcetera|May 17, 2018||

LLACE welcomes you to their annual event: ‘Books That Will Save Your Life’! This event is a place for predetermined speakers to address the audience on a particular book that had a great impact on them and their life. The audience will be able to participate with questions and create an atmosphere of understanding and support. It will take place in the Potgieterszaal of the University Library. This years speakers

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