What can YOU do with an English Major?

Come to Chowder Fest and find out!

This year's Chowder Fest will be held Wednesday, November 9 at 5:30 p.m.

Please join us for a night of conversation and a bowl of hearty soup as part of an evening with Clark English alums! A variety of 3 soups will be served, including a vegetarian option. This event is co-sponsored by: LEEP, The Office of Alumni and Friends Enagement, and The Department of English.

Guest Speakers:


  William Brown, M.A. ‘17 (expected)
Graduated from Nichols College in spring of 2013 where he completed his undergrad degree in English. While pursuing his M.A. at Clark, he has worked as the Head Coach for the Women's Ice Hockey program at Nichols  College in a full-time capacity. He is finishing his thesis on 19th-and 20th-century gothic literature, and hopes to graduate in May 2017.

  Kulani Dias, B.A. ‘13
Completed her Master’s Degree in Social Psychology at Princeton University. While at Princeton, Kulani received the Janet L. Holmgren ’74 Graduate Fellowship and the Politics Research in Experimental Science Grant for her research. Kulani graduated from Clark with double Highest Honors in English and Psychology. While at Clark, she researched the psychological processes furthered by the symbolic and linguistic oppressions that hinder reconciliation in Sri Lanka’s post-war society. She is now writing a book on this project.

  Kate Rafey, B.A. ‘08, M.P.A. ‘09
Is the Director of Development at Music Worcester, a presenter of music genres at venues in Worcester. For almost three years, she worked at Clark in the Advancement Office. She is also a certified yoga instructor through the Yoga Alliance and occasional freelance writer.