Statement of Solidarity and Commitment

Statement of Solidarity and Commitment

   June 15, 2020

In light of the events that are sweeping the nation, the English Department at UNC Charlotte stands in solidarity with our institutional partners in condemning the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, and so many others. While denouncing these killings, we also acknowledge them to be only recent incidents in a long history of systemic brutality against...

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New Book by Ralf Thiede

New Book by Ralf Thiede

   June 15, 2020

Kudos to Professor Ralf Thiede, whose book  Language Mind and Power: Why We Need Linguistic Equality, co-authored with Dr. Daniel R. Boisvert (Philosphy) has just been published by Routledge. Power and vulnerability, their book...

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Juan Meneses Awarded National Humanities Center Residency

Juan Meneses Awarded National Humanities Center Residency

   June 14, 2020

Congratulations to Prof.  Juan Meneses who will spend four weeks this summer in residency at the National Humanities Center in the Research Triangle Park completing the third chapter of his second book, tentatively titled Denizens! On Foreigners, Visitors and Other Outsiders.  Meneses will join a select group of about 40 scholars from across the nation who were...

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Socolovsky & Thiede win CHLA Awards

Socolovsky & Thiede win CHLA Awards

   May 28, 2020
Both Professors Maya Socolovsky and Ralf Thiede received research awards from the  Children's Literature Association, a wonderful double-coup for the department of English. Maya Socolovsky has been funded for her  project titled Citizenship and Migration in ...

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Congratulations Graduates from Prof. Mark West

   May 19, 2020


Click on the image for a celebratory reading
of Dr. Seuss, by Prof. West in honor of our graduates!


 

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