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Dr. James Kimball King, Professor Emeritus in the English and Comparative Literature department who taught for 40 years and adjunct professor in the Dramatic Arts department, passed away on April 26.
Collaborative Digital Humanities Project, MACMORRIS, is 2019 Winner of the Irish Research Council’s Advanced Laureate Award
This award will fund research on MACMORRIS, a collaborative digital humanities project founded by Palmer, UNC’s own Dr. David Baker, and Dr. Willy Maley, of the University of Glasgow.
Under the directorship of Professor Jennifer Ho, Sarah designed an interactive art installation, Text and Textile, that weaves together—literally and figuratively—fabric and narrative.
The following graduate students in the Department of English and Comparative Literature have won awards for their accomplishments in the 2018-2019 academic year.
Moraga is one of the most influential Chicano/a writers in the U.S. today. Among other notable works, she is the playwright of Heroes and Saints and the editor for the collection This Bridge Called My Back.
He joined the faculty of the English department at UNC where he instructed and inspired undergraduate and graduate students for 43 years.
Professor Candace Epps-Robertson Publishes Book on Race, Literacy, and Citizenship in the American South
Resisting Brown examines how African American community members in Prince Edward County, Virginia, responded to the county’s decision to close all public schools from 1959 to 1964 rather than desegregate as demanded by Brown v. Board of Education.
The two-part event will begin with a panel discussion led by four veterans discussing the ways in which American popular culture has impacted the divide between the military and civilians.
Skin is a short film that follows a young boy who has an innocent encounter with a black man at a supermarket. His white supremacist parents react to the exchange with racial violence, and the two families “find themselves in a clash with shocking consequences.”
Dr. Florence Dore to Lead Conversation about Southern Fiction and Rock and Roll at Vanderbilt University
Incorporating the spirit of Southern rock and roll into the event, Nashville musician Kevin Gordon will also perform and participate in the conversation.
- April 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Zoom Event