Children's Literature Grad Org ColloquiumPlease come and join the Children's Literature Graduate Organization (CLGO) for their Annual Colloquium on Thursday, March 21st at 9:15 a.m. in Cone 111. The colloquium, which is titled Modern Authors, Historical Influences: Framing Children's Literature in Historical Context, will include talks from 12 presenters ranging on topics from Little Women to Art Spiegelman's Maus, to... Children's Literature Grad Org Colloquium Read more >>
Center City Literary Festival - March 30thThe Department of English is delighted to announce the 2019 Center City Literary Festival, one of Charlotte's most important literary events, which will be held at UUNC Charlotte's Center City Building. (UNC Charlotte Center City, 320 E. 9th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 --See the map below.). There will be literary readings by wonderful authors, activities for children (including a puppet... Center City Literary Festival - March 30th Read more >>
Seuss-a-thon - 2019Once again, to celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Theodore "Dr. Seuss" Geisel, the English Department and Park Road Books are hosting a Seuss-a-thon! We'll be reading as many of Sr. Seuss's books as we can and we'll have activities and events for children of all ages. EVERYONE is welcome.
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EGSA 19th Annual ConferenceOn Friday, Feb. 1, The UNC Charlotte English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) will host the 19th Annual Graduate Student Conference. The conference, which will be at the Popp Martin student Union, will run from 9:00 am - 4:00 p.m.. Professor Emek Ergun will be delivering the Keynote Lecture, titled "Translation as a Tool of Navigating Differences and Building Feminist Solidarities... EGSA 19th Annual Conference Read more >>
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 >>