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Two Wings Take Flight: Writers, Poets, Scholars and Artists Reflect on Randall Kenan’s South
March 31 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
On March 31 at 5pm, writers, poets, scholars and artists will gather to read and reflect on Randall Kenan’s South. This roundtable, hosted by UNC’s Department of English & Comparative Literature, and co-sponsored by the Departments of American Studies and Women’s & Gender Studies, will feature a robust engagement with the legacy of Randall Kenan’s work and Black southern literary traditions. Join us for a lively conversation with UNC faculty and distinguished colleagues across the country.
GerShun Avilez, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park
Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Poet, Editor, and Associate Professor of English & Comparative Literature at UNC Chapel Hill
Jameela Dallis, Writer, scholar, and Ph.D. in English from UNC Chapel Hill
Tyree Daye, Poet from Youngsville, North Carolina, and a Teaching Assistant Professor at UNC Chapel Hill
Joanne Gabbin, Scholar, author, and professor of English at James Madison University
DaMaris Hill, Associate Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Kentucky
Sharon P. Holland, Townsend Ludington Distinguished Professor, Chair of American Studies at UNC Chapel Hill
Meta DuEwa Jones, Author and Associate Professor of English & Comparative Literature at UNC Chapel Hill
Jarvis C. McInnis, The Cordelia & William Laverack Family Assistant Professor of English at Duke University
Sara Camp Milam, Managing editor of the Southern Foodways Alliance (SFA) at the University of Mississippi
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