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Two Wings Take Flight: Writers, Poets, Scholars, and Artists Reflect on Randall Kenan’s South


Please click on the image above to view the video of this event dedicated to  our beloved colleague and friend Randall Kenan.


Homegoing: A Celebration of the Life of Randall Kenan


photo of professor randall kenan with link to memorial video

Please click on the video above to view the memorial event dedicated to celebrating the life of our beloved colleague and friend Randall Kenan.

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.

If you would like to send in a memory please send an email to