Departmental News

UNC Professor Jessica Wolfe has been reelected for a second, three-year term (2015-17) as Comparative Literature delegate for the Renaissance Society of America (RSA). In addition, she will also continue to serve on the editorial board of Renaissance Quarterly, RSA's journal for the interdisciplinary study of the Renaissance. Click here to read the official announcement.
Click here to read the second journal issue of Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics. In this issue, “The Academy and Its Futures,” contributors consider ways to reform our academic institutions; topics include the use of technology in the classroom, rhetoric's role in the defense of the humanities, the corporatization of the university... read more
Sandra Cisneros is the author of The House on Mango Street. This event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 7:00 p.m.
Donovan Lounge is located on the 2nd floor of Greenlaw Hall.
Donovan Lounge is located on the 2nd floor of Greenlaw Hall.
A memorial service for Darryl James Gless, Distinguished Professor of Renaissance Studies in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina, will take place 4 p.m. Sunday, August. 24, at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center on campus.  With great sadness, we meet the loss of our beloved Darryl Gless. Since joining us in 1980, Darryl brought to our... read more
UNC English Professor Tyler Curtain has been appointed by the MLA Executive Council to the Publication of the Modern Language Association (PMLA) Advisory Committee for a three-year term, from 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2017.  Members of the committee advise the Editorial Board and the editor on articles submitted to PMLA. Professor Curtain replaces renowned Stanford linguistic... read more