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Gardens & Verses

Join us at the Botanical Gardens gazebo on Thursday, April 19th (11:00 am-2:00 pm) for a three-hour celebration of the relationship between gardens and language in honor of Earth Day. We will read poetry and other writings about nature. Stations will be set up for composing about Nature, and a scavenger hunt will ask  participants to locate plants in the gardens that are found in various... Gardens & Verses Read more >>

Anita Moss

Anita Moss (1943-2018)

It is with the deepest sorrow that we acknowledge the death of Professor Anita Moss, Professor of English, who taught at UNC Charlotte for 46 years. Dr. Moss was admired and respected by all of her colleagues and loved by virtually every student who was fortunate enough to take a course with her. Her classes in Children's Literature encouraged students to explore new ideas using theoretical... Anita Moss (1943-2018) Read more >>

Kirk Melnikoff Elizabethan Publishing

Kirk Melnikoff's New Book

Congratulations to Kirk Melnikoff on the publication of his book, Elizabethan Publishing and the Makings of Literary Culture, with University of Toronto Press.  Kirk's deeply researched book explores the influence of the book trade over English literary culture in the decades following incorporation of the Stationers’ Company in 1557. Through an analysis of the often overlooked contributions of... Kirk Melnikoff's New Book Read more >>

Center City Literary Festical

Literary Festival 2018

►The Center City Literary Festival is on April 14th!  Running a full day, with activities for kids beginning at 10:00 am, the Festival includes a renowned group of engaging authors for adults.►UNC Charlotte’s Center City Campus is located at 320 E. 9th Street, Charlotte 28202. ►The Lynx Blue Line stops right near by! Literary Festival 2018 Read more >>

Julian Dewey Mason

Julian Dewey Mason (1931-2018)

The Department of English is sad to acknowledge the death of Julian Dewey Mason who was a distiguished scholar of American Literature.  Mason, who began his career at Chapel Hill, was Chair of the English Department at UNC Charlotte for many years, helping to shape the program into one of the most distinguished programs on campus and in the region. Mason's The Poems of Phillis Wheatley (1966) has... Julian Dewey Mason (1931-2018) Read more >>