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Join the Department of English & Comparative Literature for a Celebration of 225 years of Rhetoric, Writing, Film and Literature at Carolina!

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Thursday, Sept 9

6:00pm

Meet our New Fiction Writing Professor, Gabriel Bump

“That’s Enough Culture for One Day”: A Book Club Discussion of Everywhere You Don’t Belong with author Gabriel Bump hosted by Daniel Wallace 

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Hear UNC’s talented student poets and converse with our published authors!

An Evening with Creative Writing at Carolina: Poets’ Speak Out 225 & A Salon with Creative Writing Professors

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Learn about the first Latina/o Program in the Southeast!

“The UNC Latina/o Studies Program: Past Present and Future. 22 Years of Culture and Exploration at UNC Chapel Hill with Conversation/Charla”

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Tuesday, Oct 5

7:00pm

 

Register here for Spellbinding

Experience Film Studies at UNC!

“Spellbinding: The Cinematic Virtuosity of Barry Jenkins” Discussion of The Underground Railroad episodes + Discussion with Joi McMillon (editor) and Onnalee Blank (supervising sound editor)

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Thursday, Oct 7

6:00pm

 

Register here for the ECL Major

Hear about the engaging work of ECL undergraduate majors!

What does it mean to be an E(nglish) and C(omparative) L(iterature) major today?

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Wednesday, Oct 27

6:00pm

 

Register here for Trudier Harris

Keynote Lecture

Trudier Harris, “Are We Literate Yet? Adventures in Education, Politics, and Culture”

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Keynote Lecture

Thomas Wolfe Lecture, Frank Bruni

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Friday, Oct 29

6:00pm

 

Register here for Jill McCorckle

Keynote Lecture

Jill McCorkle, “Ambiguity” 

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Concert with Alumni

Recording of Tift Merritt & Joseph Terrell, followed by live Q&A

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Timeline of 225 Years of Rhetoric, Writing, Film and Literature at Carolina

collage of photographs and timeline