New Collection Edited by Prof. Balaka Basu

New Collection Edited by Prof. Balaka Basu

   March 31, 2019

Congratulations to Prof. Balaka Basu on the publication of her new collection, The Harry Potter Generation:  Essays on Growing Up with the Series.  The book is published with McFarland Press and the co-editor of the collection is Emily Lauer, Asociate Professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island.

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Children's Literature Grad Org Colloquium

Children's Literature Grad Org Colloquium

   March 17, 2019

Please 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...

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Center City Literary Festival - March 30th

Center City Literary Festival - March 30th

   March 14, 2019

The Department of English is delighted to announce the 2019 Center City Literary Festival, one of Charlotte's most important literary eventswhich 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.). ...

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Seuss-a-thon - 2019

Seuss-a-thon - 2019

   March 2, 2019

Once 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 Conference

EGSA 19th Annual Conference

   January 27, 2019

On 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...

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