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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Women Editors of Shakespeare

Women Editors of Shakespeare

   September 27, 2019

The UNC Charlotte Shakespeare-in-Action Initiative
The Theatre Department & the English Department

We are delighted to welcome
Molly G. Yarn, Ph.D. 
a scholar in book history, to give a talk entitled:
"We Have Lost Our Labour":
Recovering Women Editors of Shakespeare

...

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Welcome English Majors

Welcome English Majors

   July 30, 2019
Welcome UNC Charlotte English Majors. We have a great set of courses this semester and faculty who are eager to meet you and begin classes. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to come to the Department (2nd Floor Fretwell) and ask.

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