Cambridge Collection Edited by Pilar Blitvich

Cambridge Collection Edited by Pilar Blitvich

   June 17, 2019

From Speech Acts to Lay Understandings of Politeness: Multilingual and Multicultural Perspectives (Cambridge University Press, 2019), co-edited by linguistics Professor, Pilar Blitvich and Eva Ogiermann (King's College, London) has just been published. The collection takes an up-to-date and truly global approach and encompasses a wide range of phenomena in politeness research,...

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Exhibit at Chapel Hill curated by Nadia Clifton

Exhibit at Chapel Hill curated by Nadia Clifton

   May 22, 2019
Congratulations to Nadia Clifton (BA 2015; MA 2017) who curated the exhibit "The Uses of Books" at UNC Chapel Hill's Wilson Special Collections Library. Nadia worked on the Charlotte Augusta Sophia collection in the Atkins Library, with Professors Melnikoff and Rauch, and earned top prize in the Charlotte Research Scholars program.

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Vigil

Vigil

   May 2, 2019
The entire UNC Charlotte community is saddened, shocked, and grieved by the assault on our students and our university. The English Department, along with the entire "Niner Nation," is committed to moving forward with sensitivity, forethought, and undiminished memory.

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Sophie Yates Misha Lazzara - Outstanding TAs

Sophie Yates Misha Lazzara - Outstanding TAs

   April 12, 2019

Sophie Yates and Mishael Lazzara, both in the English Graduate Program, were nominated as Outstanding TAs of the Year.  They are not only outstanding students, but are remarkable teachers as well.  Mishael will be attending NCState next year to pursue her MFA.  Sophie, who will be giving a paper shortly at the British Women Writers Association, will continue her studies with the...

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Alumna, Nicole Jones, Wins Award at ΣΤΔ in St. Louis

Alumna, Nicole Jones, Wins Award at ΣΤΔ in St. Louis

   April 10, 2019

Alumna, Nicole Jones, was awarded 2nd place (and a $200 prize), in the Alumni Awards at the Annual Convention for Sigma Tau Delta.  Her paper, "Satire and Pathography in Joyce Carol Oates's Lovely, Dark, and Deep," was drawn from an Independent Study that she pursued with Prof. Rebecca Roeder.  Please extend your congratulations to Nicole, who is also on her...

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