Thomas Wolfe Lecture 2016: Jill McCorkle

2016 Thomas Wolfe Lecture

Jill McCorkle

Novels include The Cheer Leader, July 7th, Carolina Moon, Life After Life

Short story collections include Final Vinyl Days, Creatures of Habit, Going Away Shoes

“an empathetic chronicler of ordinary people with complicated, unsung lives”

“a born storyteller”

Tuesday, October 4

7:30 p.m.

Genome Sciences Building Auditorium

250 Bell Tower Road

UNC Campus

 

Free and open to the public

Doors will open at 7:00 p.m.

Free parking available in Bell Tower Lot after 5:00 p.m.

Campus Parking Info and Map

Sponsors: John and Jessica Skipper, The Department of English & Comparative Literature, and The Thomas Wolfe Society

For more information, click here.

Beverly Taylor Graduate Student Support Fund

The Department of English and Comparative Literature invites support from those who wish to honor the signal, longtime departmental leadership of Professor Beverly Taylor, Chair 2008-2016, and her abiding efforts on behalf of our graduate students.   If you would like to contribute to The Beverly Taylor Graduate Student Support Fund, please consider donating via:  

http://giving.unc.edu/gift/custom/index.htm?fndpic=104464&p=aasf​ 

If would prefer to donate by check, please make your check payable to the “Arts and Sciences Foundation” and note in the memo line of the check that your gift is intended for the Beverly Taylor Fund with the designation number 104464 

Donations should be sent to the following address:

UNC Arts and Sciences Foundation
Campus Box 6115
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-6115

The Krista Turner Graduate Student Support Fund

The Department of English and Comparative Literature and CoLEAGS invites support from those who wish to honor the memory of Krista Turner, a passionate scholar and devoted teacher.  If you would like to contribute to the excellence of our graduate student teaching, please consider donating to The Krista Turner Graduate Student Support Fund: http://giving.unc.edu/gift/custom/index.htm?fndpic=104465&p=aasf 

This fund is dedicated to recognizing the endeavors and accomplishments of our graduate student teachers.  

If would prefer to donate by check, please make your check payable to the “Arts and Sciences Foundation” and note in the memo line of the check that your gift is intended for the Krista Turner Fund with the designation number 104465. 

Donations should be sent to the following address:

UNC Arts and Sciences Foundation
Campus Box 6115
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-6115

Professors Jack and Thrailkill Discuss Health Humanities

In the latest podcast from the Institute for the Arts and Humanities, Professors Jordynn Jack and Jane Thrailkill share their thoughts on the intersections of health and humanities research. Jack and Thrailkill explore these intersections through their work in UNC's collaborative venture, Health and Humanities: An Interdicisciplinary Venue for Education. HHIVE brings together researchers from the fields of health and humanities to create interdisciplinary curricula and projects. Find out more in the podcast.

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