Etcetera at the Opera: Jocasta’s Line

Etcetera is inviting you to the opera! Joing us Monday the 11th of March at 20.15 for Jocasta’s Line, a combination of the classics Oedipus Rex by Stravinsky & Jean Cocteau and a modern version of Antigone. The coolest part? The singing will be entirely in Latin and Ancient Greek! In other words, this is a spectacular opportunity for both those literature geeks and language lovers among you! :) For only €12.50,

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Yearbook Committee applications open!

Etcetera is seeking contributors for our next yearbook! Would you like to write, edit, design and share your creativity with the rest of the English department? Or get to know professor personally as you interview them and maybe even visit their homes? Now’s your chance: sign up through our form. Experience is not necessary, what matters is your enthusiasm :) You will be doing short weekly meetings in which you

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Valentine’s Day Love letters

Oscar Wilde once said: “Your sonnet is quite lovely, and it is a marvel that those red rose leaf lips of yours should be made no less for the madness of music and song than for the madness of kissing*” (*Or something more platonic, of course)  If you leave Cupid your info below, you will receive a personalized love letter! No charge, no requirements, just a free outpouring of love for our

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Bookclub If We Were Villains

It’s time for our first bookclub! We are reading If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio and are very excited to discuss this book in detail with you! So come join us in the bookstore Atheneum on the 13th of February at 12 for some booktalk and cookies! The book is available with a 10 percent discount at Atheneum upon showing your etcetera membership!

Booksale Second Semester

With the beginning of the second semester approaching quickly, it is time for our biyearly bulkwekenbook sale! As always, Athenaeum Boekhandel will provide your study material with a 15% discount on English books if you are a member of the Study Association Etcetera.   The book sale will be organised in bulkweken. These weeks will take place until Sunday 18th of February. During this time, you will be able to buy your books with a 15% discount. Afterwards, you can of course

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DACE workshop with Dr. Steve Smith

Come join us for another workshop by the legendary Steve Smith! This one is not to be missed as we will be diving deeper into character acting Be there or be square! Much love, Dace.

ACE Object Pageant at Café de Gaeper

Get into the competitive spirit for ACE’s legendary object pageant on the 24th of January at Café De Gaeper! Bring an object and tell us all about it. It can be any object (preferably tangible, but who knows what abstracties you will reveal to us). Nothing’s too crazy and it doesn’t even legally have to be yours. Some examples of judging criteria are: creativity, personality, uniqueness, talent, beauty, etc.. As

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Guest Lecture Dr. Ben Moore

Our programme’s very own Ben Moore is giving a guest lecture on human tissue and the realist novel. This one is not to be missed so make sure you’re there! Please see the abstract below for more details on the talk: How do realist novels in the nineteenth century imagine the figure of the human? How does literature’s engagement with biological and philosophical discourses shape its use of ‘tissues’ and

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Very Scary January at Club Akhnaton

Ready for a spooky reunion with your classmates? Buy your tickets for our January party at Club Akhnaton on January 11! You can store your coats safely at the front desk. Member tickets are €11, non-members pay €13.50. Location: Nieuwezijds Kolk 25. Hurry and get your tickets through the form below!

ACE Christmas Dinner

Winter in Amsterdam ❄️… perhaps the unbearable cold has already turned you into a Scrooge or a Grinch, but fear not: ACE will turn that seasonal frown upside down by organizing a potluck Christmas dinner: a special get-together where you can unwind and enjoy some amazing culinary creations ! Bring some food (we recommend bringing at least as much as you would eat by yourself as a proper dinner), perhaps

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