Mermaid Tavern dives into literature

By: Justin Worthing ~Staff Writer~ Four professors from Xavier’s English Department are trying to create a more tight-knit community of English majors and minors through the informal Mermaid Tavern club. The club, which meets every other Friday at 4:30 p.m. in Hinkle 201, provides a space for students and faculty to discuss books, practice creative writing and enjoy literature- themed games. Dr. Niamh O’Leary, Dr. Jennifer McFarlane-Harris, Dr. Lisa Ottum and Dr. Kristen Renzi supervise the program this semester and are using student suggestions to guide the program’s direction. “A lot of the topics that we’ve come up with for … Continue reading Mermaid Tavern dives into literature