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Department of English Alum, Beth Carlin, promoted to Chief Petty Officer in the Navy Reserves

Posted on November 12, 2019

https://www.greensboro.com/honoring-our-veterans/elizabeth-carlin-wears-a-different-uniform-outside-of-uncg


New York Times Article: In the Salary Race, Engineers Sprint but English Majors Endure

Posted on October 3, 2019

Economic View In the Salary Race, Engineers Sprint but English Majors EndureIn the Salary Race, Engineers Sprint but English Majors […]


Professor Emeritus Christopher “Kit” Spencer Passes Away

Posted on September 25, 2019

Dr. Christopher Spencer, Professor of English, passed away September 7, 2019.  Dr. Spencer taught in the English Department from 1970-1991, […]


English Open House is a Big Success

Posted on September 19, 2019

Our first English Department Open House drew quite a crowd.  We had faculty on hand to discuss our various programs: […]


Dr. Heather Adams receives Distinguished Paper Award for “Of Epidemics and Epideictics: Blaming and Rehabilitating Pregnant Teens in the Late 1970s”

Posted on September 19, 2019

The 2019 Rhetoric of Health and Medicine Symposium recently awarded Dr. Heather Adams the Distinguished Paper Award for “Of Epidemics […]


Two New Minors In The English Department

Posted on August 19, 2019

Students are now able to minor in Creative Writing and Rhetoric and Public Advocacy.


Dr. Aaron Beveridge and MassMine Awarded $325,000 by National Endowment for the Humanities

Posted on August 14, 2019

UNC Greensboro’s Massmine team was recently awarded a substantial grant from The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).  This is an interdisciplinary multi-university grant aimed at mining and analyzing publicly available social media Big Data. Congratulations to Dr. Aaron Beveridge, Principal Investigator, and Dr. Somya Mohanty (Computer Science), Co-Principal Investigator for Massmine, on their hard work! This grant will assist in funding a Computer Science graduate student.


English Department Welcomes Three New Faculty

Posted on July 23, 2019

This Fall the English Department will welcome three new additions to our permanent Faculty: Dr. Neelofer Qadir, professor of Postcolonial […]