Our "Newest" Technology

Our "Newest" Technology

   December 4, 2019

Meet the latest addition to the department's print capabalities, the Chander & Price Pilot LetterPress.  The press will become part of a "lab" component in our course on "The History of the Book."  It's on display right now as you come into the department, but we'll demonstrate how it works early in the coming semester. It's hard to know exactly how old the press is, but it...

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UNCC English Alumnus and Celebrity Chef to Discuss Career in Media

UNCC English Alumnus and Celebrity Chef to Discuss Career in Media

   October 31, 2019

Chadwick Boyd ’93 is a noted food and lifestyle expert whose biscuit tour with celebrity chef Carla Hall has created a buzz. And he got his start right here at UNC Charlotte.

Boyd will return to campus Wednesday, Nov. 6, to talk to students about how UNC Charlotte influenced his career. Students can expect to get career advice from Boyd, as well as a chance to sample some of his famous...

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Mourning the Passing of Leon Gatlin

Mourning the Passing of Leon Gatlin

   October 7, 2019
The Department of English notes, with great sadness, the death of Leon Gatlin on October 3, 2019. Prof. Gatlin joined UNC Charlotte's English Department in 1966 and remained a member of the faculty until his retirement in 2001.    A native of North Carolina, Leon...

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Janaka Lewis & Mark West Receive Awards

Janaka Lewis & Mark West Receive Awards

   October 2, 2019

The Department of English is very proud to announce that two of the faculty have earned professorships in teaching and civic engagement.  Professor Janaka Bowman Lewis, beloved by students and colleagues alike, is the the recipient of the Bonnie E. Cone Early-Career Professorship in Teaching, a distinction that is timely and well deserved.  Mark West, the current Chair of...

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Reading, Writing, & Race - An Exhibit

Reading, Writing, & Race - An Exhibit

   September 30, 2019

Please visit Room 290 B foe the exhibit: "TOBE: The Story of Rural African American Children in North Carolina"

Curated by
Dr. Benjamin Filene
Chief Curator
North Carolina Museum of History
290B Fretwell 
 (in the English Department)

Whose story gets told? Who gets to tell it? How do stories shape how we see...

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