Gods Trombones

God's Trombones: African American Cadences and Culture

Event schedule included in the link below.

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In Memory of Jim Clark: 41 years of service

To read tributes from friends and faculty, see the link below.

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New Professors

Celebrating 50 years of Excellence

This year is the English PhD Program's 50th anniversary. Celebrations include an alumni panel and reception on October 19th along with producing an alumni anthology. Check back here for additional updates.

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New Professors

Incoming Professors - Fall 2017

The English Department has new professors arriving in time for the Fall 2017 semester. Help us welcome Heather Brook Adams, Aaron Beveridge, Jennifer Park, and Emilia Phillips!

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Noelle Morrissette and Anne Spencer

Noelle Morrissette delivered a talk, “The Sacred Space of Virginia in Anne Spencer’s Writings,” as part of the opening event marking the first-ever exhibition of the poet’s writings at the University of Virginia’s Special Collections Library.

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Christopher Hodgkins

Dr. Hodgkins received, with Robert Whalen, a National Endowment for the Humanities 3-year Scholarly Editions Grant to produce George Herbert: Complete Prose, with Latin and Greek Verse.

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Alumni Stories

Check out our new alumni stories page! If you have a story to tell, please contact Amy Vines. (

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Dowd featured as InSight Speaker for Triad Stage

Dr. Michelle M. Dowd comments on how women and gender play a role in All's Well that Ends Well.

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Freshman Archives Project

Hepsie Roskelly, Class of 1952 Excellence Professor for 2011-13, spent part of her Professorship developing the UNCG Freshman Archives Project.

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John Zimmerman

John Zimmerman

John Zimmerman, featured speaker at the May 2013 English Department Recognition Ceremony, graduated with a BA in English Education from UNCG in 2005 and an MA in English Education from Appalachian State University.

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