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Vice President & Senior Editor at W.W. Norton & Company

“Our whole society needs more people who can see things from many points of view, who can inhabit someone else’s world in the ways that only literature—especially foreign literature—enables us to do.”

New York Times Bestselling Author

“As an English major at Carolina…I learned to really understand the layers of meaning in the works I studied. In doing so, I also gained a greater understanding of what it was that made those words speak to me.”

Founder of The Motley Fool, a multimedia financial-services company

The English Department at Carolina ” led me toward a love of literature, the liberal arts, unconventional wisdom, humor, a certain sophomore in my creative writing class who’s my wife now of 27 years.”

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William Blake Archive Announces Publication of Digital Edition of Blake’s Notebook

Blake’s newly digitized notebook offers a look at the evolution of Blake’s art throughout the Romantic Period.

Sigma Tau Delta: Applications Open for UNC’s ECL Honor Society

The quickly-growing ECL Honor Society has a ton of great events lined up for the Fall semester.

Stephanie Elizondo Griest discusses U.S. Borderlands on C-Span

Associate Professor of Creative Nonfiction Stephanie Elizondo Griest appeared on C-Span this weekend, discussing her latest book at the Brooklyn Book Festival.

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