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
On the 2nd of May several members of Etcetera gathered at café Schuim for an event organized by both the LLACE and the ACE, and what does one get when combining thought-through literature and plain, eventful fun? The enjoyable, mildly shocking combination of rapidly written spawns known as fan fiction. Write Fight started off with a small pub quiz: Teams were made, and afterwards given names – about which I
Where the wind makes trees whisper, the LLACE filled the Terpentijn with a blast of sound and joy, called jeopardy. On the 13th of March some of Etcetera’s members gathered at the pub to test their knowledge in a more non-judging and casual setting. The participants were divided into three teams, which had to compete for gold and – only for the smartest – silver coins. Even though these were
And what a sensation it was! On the 7th of February, we were gathered at ‘De Nieuwe Anita’ once again for an epic night of fun and translation. The night started off a little roughly, because a lot of the trams weren’t driving that day, but that didn’t subdue the fun one bit. The people that were already there, got together downstairs and entertained each other with funny stories and
On the 22nd of November, poets and poetry lovers joined together for a poetry night in ‘De Nieuwe Anita’. The event, organised by LLACE, consisted of three activities: writing a poem based on an object and genre, writing a chain poem and an open mic. At the beginning of the evening, everyone was getting accustomed to the cosy surroundings of the venue and got their drinks from the bar, after
Starting next schoolyear the LACE will be know as the LLACE. And they are looking for a new chair! The Language & Literary Activities Committee is in charge of events related to language, literature, and the study itself. As chair you will be responsible for the meetings (1 meeting every week), communication, and the end product. The work load is about 15 to 20 hours every month, excluding events. In the
LACE and ACE will combine their love for books and cool activities to bring you our book hunt! We will map out trails full of books, riddles and puzzles for you to find and solve. This will be one of the last events of the year so make sure to come and demonstrate your best hunting skills! Check out the Facebook event!
Paapa-papapapaa-papapapaa… True Game of Thrones connoisseurs know that the 7th and penultimate season of Game of Thrones will air this year on July 16th. In this epic event, four speakers will bring you four unique lectures on Game of Thrones. This will be an evening you don’t want to miss, so quickly sign up on the Facebook page and we’ll hold the door for you.
Lectures and seminars are all so terribly official, aren’t they? That’s why the LACE is organizing our very first Bar Lecture: a casual get-together with a small group of students and one of our teachers. Kicking-off this new event is our own Dr. Jochem Riesthuis, who’ll be talking to and with us about a current topic. The Bar Lecture will take place on April 11th, 20:00 at Cafe De Bieb. For more
Taken or single, be ready to mingle! Because on the 16th, the LACE is presenting its Valentine’s Day event: ‘Books Over Looks: Valentine’s day with LACE’! On this night of games and competition, the LACE will hone your romantic skills and you can even earn the title of ‘Etcetera’s Romantic Person of the Year’! If that doesn’t get you any late Valentine dates… Sign up on the Facebook event to join.