Paddington Bear-a-ThonThe CLGO hosted a Paddington Bear-a-Thon at the Myers Park Library on Saturday, Jan. 19. Pictured (L-R) are Jordan Costanza, Samantha Holt, Shannon Murphy, Danny Anderson, and Cassie Grosh. Paddington the Bear debuted in 1958 in A Bear Called Paddington written by Michael Bond (1926-2017) and drawn by Peggy Fortnum (1919-2016). So beloved is the bear (who originally... Paddington Bear-a-Thon Read more >>
Pilar Blitvich - New BookCongratulations to Pilar Blitvich who, along with two colleagues from Pablo de Olavide University (Seville), edited the collection entitled Technology Mediated Service Encounters. The book represents a wonderful intersection of disciplines including linguistics, new media, business, and human/technology encounters.
Published by John Benjamins, these essays address a gap in... Pilar Blitvich - New Book Read more >>
Ralf Thiede's new MonographRalf Thiede, who is one of the cornerstones of the linguistics program in the English Department, has just published Children's Books, Brain Development, and Language Acquisition with Routledge. This book, which complements the department's strength in Children's Literature and Studies, correlates English-speaking children’s brain development and acquisition of language with... Ralf Thiede's new Monograph Read more >>
Peter Holland -Shakespearean - TalkPeter Holland, the McMeel Family Professor in Shakespeare Studies at U. Notre Dame, will share his recent research into Shakespeare and memory. The talk will be at 6:00 p.m. in the Choir Room, Robinson Hall, UNC Charlotte.
His first book, The Ornament of Action, was a study of Restoration comedy in performance. Subsequent work has concentrated on Shakespeare in... Peter Holland -Shakespearean - Talk Read more >>
New Collection from Kirk MelnikoffProfessor Kirk Melnikoff, along with Prof. Rosalyn Knutson (U. Arkansas), have published a remarkable collection of essays about Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593) with Cambridge University Press. Presenting the first exploration of Christopher Marlowe's complex place in the canon, this collection reads Marlowe's work against an extensive backdrop of repertory, publication, transmission, and... New Collection from Kirk Melnikoff Read more >>