TB: January Book Club

This book club was different from the previous ones – there was not a lot of laughter as usual, and no game, because it just didn’t feel appropriate with a topic as heavy as the one in ‘The Tattooist of Auschwitz’. But like David said, the book club wasn’t fun, but things don’t always have to be fun – and he’s absolutely right. It’s important to have serious conversations about

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Yearbook Committee 2021

This year has certainly been a memorable one, and that’s why the 2020-2021 yearbook will be one to remember! To not let this year and the unique experience slip by undocumented we need to put together a committee of creative minds, writers, and editors, who find a way to capture this extraordinary, this strange and confusing study year with all its ups and downs, challenges, and experiences. In previous years

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TB: Harry Potter Pub Quiz

After an exhausting week of exams, the competition was on, and we want to congratulate Dylan Zondag who won our pub quiz and our prize of “Harry Potter”-themed stickers. We had a lovely time and we appreciated being able to chat with you afterwards – it was nice catching up, and it was a lot of fun putting your HP knowledge of both the books and the movies to the

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TB: Narnia Book Club

LLACE was delighted to see so many familiar faces at the book club and to forget the current cold and stressful times to discuss The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (and the other books in the series). From discussing themes such as characters, symbolisms, adventure, to derailing and talking about other literary works and authors, the event was a relaxed ambience and provided a nice opportunity for talking with

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TB: “The Social Dilemma” Movie Night

In corporation with Dr. Viktorija Kostadinova Etcetera organised a linguistic-inspired movie night to watch “The Social Dilemma”. The documentary discusses social media, and how it influences our life, but most importantly, how companies control and profit from social media users. Following the Teleparty, we discussed these issues, our opinions, and our own experiences. Thanks to Viktorija for guiding the discussion and everyone who attended for sharing your opinions and the

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TB: Creative Writing Workshop

LLACE was beyond excited to be celebrating National Novel Writing Month with a workshop led by Dr. Rose van der Zwaard, who provided great insight into what creative writing entails. Along with her powerpoint slides, she encouraged everyone for some writing inspired by creative prompts, as well as a definition and explanation of what creative writing actually is. Attendees were also given insight into creative writing courses available at the

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TB: Denise Mina Talk

With the Alumnikring Engels and LLACE, award-winning crime author Denise Mina gave attendees an insight into what it is like to be an author, what crime writing entails, how to start a novel, the importance of talking about income in the arts, and what the challenges of writing crime are without glorifying the criminals and their acts. Mina reminded everyone that if you can tell someone a story, you can

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TB: The Night Circus – Book Club

Despite hosting the book club the week after exams, LLACE was thrilled to see familiar faces and discuss this awesome book. We thoroughly enjoyed exchanging ideas on themes (such as family, magic, childhood, tents) and to hear your insights on all of them. In addition, the bingo-game that we played was a lot of fun (and giving our bingo-winners Emma and Anne the chance of picking out a book for

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TB: Pub quiz

Thank you for attending our pub quiz! We had a great time answering questions about music, films, literature, and Etc’s special “Corona-timeline” category. Congrats to our winner, Emma!