RUMPUS in 2018

Begin 2018 with a RUMPUS!   A wonderful interview with Prof. Mark West opens the New Year for the English Department.  Take a look!     RUMPUS in 2018 Read more >>

Prof. Janaka Lewis's New Book

Professor Janaka Lewis has just published her new book, Freedom Narratives of African American Women:  A Study of 19th Century Writings (McFarland, 2017). While narratives of enslavement have become more central to conversations about African American women's writing, this book discusses the genre of narratives of freedom as well as women's relationships to the community in an effort to... Prof. Janaka Lewis's New Book Read more >>

Paula Eckard - Personally Speaking

Prof. Paula Eckard delivered a wonderful presentation based on her book Thomas Wolfe and Lost Children in Southern Literature (U. Tennessee Press, 2017) as part of the "Personally Speaking Series" at UNC Charlotte Center City.  Her talk addressed the work of Thomas Wolfe and the motif of the lost child in southern fiction.   The impact of change and loss on children, and... Paula Eckard - Personally Speaking Read more >>

Bryn Chancellor and Allison Hutchcraft awarded 2018 Fellowships

Bryn Chancellor and Allison Hutchcraft, faculty members in the English Department's Creative Writing program, were awarded 2018 Fellowships from the North Carolina Council for the Arts. Chancellor is the author of the novel Sycamore, which was recently published to great acclaim.  “Fiction lets us as readers slow down," she explains, " and reflect on the worlds around us, contemplate our lives in... Bryn Chancellor and Allison Hutchcraft awarded 2018 Fellowships Read more >>