News & Events
Student Spotlight: Annabel Chung
Meet Annabel Chung, ECL and Chemistry double major and Fulbright award winner!
UNC Alumnus, Blake Crouch, and his book, Recursion, featured in News and Observer
Upon the release of his newest book, Recursion (Penguin Random House, 2019), The News & Observer featured UNC Alumnus (Class of 2000), Blake Crouch.
Student Spotlight: Andreamarie Efthymiou
Andreamarie Efthymiou, an undergraduate who had originally placed herself on the pre-med track, quickly found herself more at home in the English and Comparative Literature Department than anywhere else.
Dr. Jessica Wolfe on BBC’s “In Our Time”
On June 6th, Dr. Jessica Wolfe, professor of English and Comparative Literature and Director of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, spoke on the BBC’s weekly podcast, “In Our Time.”
Student Spotlight: Isabella St. Onge
Isabella St. Onge, a double ECL and theatre major, demonstrates the perfect example of one student finding a way to connect two seemingly disengaged topics for the benefit of both fields.
Dr. Shayne Legassie Awarded Mellon New Directions Fellowship
Dr. Shayne Legassie, a professor of Comparative Literature at UNC, has recently been awarded a Mellon New Directions Fellowship to pursue ethnobotany.
Student Spotlight: Chris Combemale
Chris Combemale, an ECL major who consistently works in the Department of Dramatic Art here on campus, discusses how his English studies have crossed disciplines to equip him with the fundamental skills he needs to succeed.
Dr. Jennifer Ho Elected President of the Association for Asian American Studies
Dr. Jennifer Ho has been elected as President of the Association for Asian American Studies for a three-year term.
Student Spotlight: Emily Long
Emily Long, an English and Biology double major with a minor in Medicine, Literature and Culture, offers a look at how one student has combined the two fields of study that interest her most— STEM and literature.
Mothers & Strangers Named “Okra Pick” by the Southern Independent Booksellers Association
Mothers and Strangers: Essays on Motherhood from the New South (UNC Press, 2019) was recently named a Spring 2019 “Okra Pick” by the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA).
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