Departmental News

Jessica Wolfe (Professor, English and Comparative Literature and Director of UNC's Program in Medieval and Early Modern Studies) has been elected by the Board of the Renaissance Society of America to serve as the next articles editor of Renaissance Quarterly (​). She will begin her first term as editor in January 2018. Renaissance Quarterly... read more
We, the undersigned faculty and staff in the Department of English & Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, strongly endorse Chancellor Folt’s recently published statements on inclusion and diversity.  Likewise, we emphatically reaffirm University policy on discrimination, academic freedom, and social justice. We also support similar statements from... read more
The William Blake Archive. In collaboration with UNC Libraries and ITS Research Computing, the William Blake Archive is launching on 12 December 2016 a complete and transformative redesign of its website. This new site,, retains all of the features of the previous site, which had become so indispensable to Blake scholars, and offers vast improvements, making it easier than... read more