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Jack-o-Lit: Literary Pumpkin Carving and Crafts with Faculty & Librarians

Grendel's mother

Bring your own pumpkin and sculpt an homage to your favorite author or literary character in the company of GW's coolest faculty and librarians. Carving implements will be provided along with cookies, cider, and nerdy-cool conversation. Check out this GW Today gallery for photos of last year's amazing creations!

Don't have a pumpkin to carve? Make your own mask! Supplies will be provided.

Costumes aren't required, but are definitely encouraged!  Extra cookies and instant respect if you arrive dressed as any literary or classical character. 

Afterwards, don't forget to wear your mask to the GW English Department's Fall Open House from 3-5 p.m. Treats of all kinds will be available in the English Department lounge (Philips Hall, 6th floor) and faculty will be in their offices with candy and literary treats. 

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, October 27, 2016 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Event Location: 
Kogan Plaza
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