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Department of English & Comparative
Literature Gift Fund

photo of Dr. Marc Cohen's ENGL 105 class

Our Department teaches over 16,000 students every year. The Department of English and Comparative Literature Gift Fund supports graduate fellowships, research opportunities for leading scholars, and inventive class projects for our undergraduates. Make a gift today to help us teach, write, and tell the stories of generations to come!

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The Randall Kenan
Memorial Fund

In honor of Randall Kenan’s extraordinary legacy as a writer, we have created the Randall Kenan Memorial Fund. Our hope is to establish a program in his name reflecting Randall’s strong commitment to the value of bringing fellow writers to campus to nurture Carolina’s literary culture and enrich its intellectual environment. Your support enables us to honor Randall’s belief in the power of words and writers to promote vital conversations and to change our world.

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You may also make a donation by check or money order. Please make the check or money order payable to the “Arts and Sciences Foundation” with “Fund 101201” in the memo line for the English and Comparative Literature Gift Fund or “Fund 104856” in the memo line for the Randall Kenan Memorial Fund and mail to:

The Arts and Sciences Foundation
919.962.0108 (Tel)

For questions about making a donation in support of the Department of English and Comparative Literature, please contact:

Kathryn Banas
Associate Director of Development
The Arts and Sciences Foundation

logo for department's 225th anniversary celebration

The Department of English & Comparative will celebrate the 225th anniversary of the rhetoric, writing, film and literature UNC-Chapel Hill through a series of events throughout Fall 2021. We hope you will attend, enjoy the events, and support the future of our department. Click here to learn more.