News & Events
The Critical Speaking Series Presents Dr. Cary Wolfe
Dr. Wolfe will give a talk entitled “(Auto)immunities” on Wednesday, April 3rd and lead a seminar about “Anti-Reductionism in Deconstruction and Theoretical Biology” the next day.
National Humanities Center Fellow Dr. Matthew Rubery to Discuss Autism, Literature, and Surface Reading Next Week
His work focuses on modern literature, media, disability studies, and reading practices, lending new light to accessibility of literature through various rhetorical practices and technologies.
2019 Boundaries of Literature Symposium Hosts Keynote Speaker Dr. Alex Galloway
The Boundaries of Literature Symposium is an annual speaker series put on by CoLEAGS to highlight the work and research of a scholar in digital humanities and media studies.
Christine Zimmerman (UNC ‘18) to Screen Short Film at the Cannes Film Festival
“After working on ‘Just a Phase’ with such an incredible group of fellow artists, and seeing where our passion took us, … Cannes didn’t seem so out of reach.”
Eliza Richards Publishes Monograph on Mass Media and Poetry in the Civil War
Battle Lines charts the transformation of Civil War poetry and its symbiotic relationship with the development of mass media networks and modern warfare.
Distinguished Professor and Novelist Daniel Wallace to Receive the 2019 Harper Lee Award
Established in 1998, this award is given annually to a “living, nationally recognized Alabama writer who has made a significant lifelong contribution to Alabama letters.”
Michael McFee Awarded Thomas and Ellie D. Chaffin Prize for Appalachian Writing
McFee is the 23rd recipient of the Chaffin Award and will lead discussions and workshops at Morehead State University this coming academic year.
Dr. Marc Cohen’s English 105 Class Collaborates with UNC Emergency Department in Immersive Shadowing Experience
Each student in Dr. Cohen’s English 105 class spent four hours shadowing a medical professional in the UNC Emergency Department, immersed in the organized chaos of emergency medicine.
Bo McMillan (UNC ‘16) Publishes in Gastronomica
McMillan’s article, entitled “Food is the New Jazz: Jack Kerouac and Food Writing,” is a modified version of his undergraduate honors thesis written at UNC.
DLC Hosts Series of Successful Digital Pedagogy Workshops
These workshops aim to incubate, encourage, and share innovative pedagogical practices being used by Department of English and Comparative Literature graduate teaching fellows and faculty.
There are no upcoming events at this time.