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State of the Major

What does the Carolina English and Comparative Literature major look like today? How has the major evolved over time to address the changing  needs of students while maintaining valued traditional areas of study? Join a panel of faculty members to discuss what the major in English and Comparative Literature looks like in 2021 and how it reflects national trends in the field.

Learn what kinds of areas, genres, and writers our majors study today:  Film Studies; Science, Medicine, and Literature; Writing, Editing, and Digital Publishing; British and American Literature; Comparative and World Literature; Social Justice and Literature; Latina/Latino Literature; and Creative Writing. 

Please join the panel session for an enlightening conversation about how a major in English and Comparative Literature prepares students for the complexities of today’s world.