Literary

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October Has Come Again

At this literary symposium in honor of Thomas Wolfe, authors will discuss southern literature in the twenty-first century. Continue reading

Wilson Library to Host Rand Lectures on British Landscape Painting

Andrew Hemingway, Professor Emeritus of Art History at University College London, will be the speaker. Continue reading

Celebrate UNC’s Persian Library Collections March 21

Presentations on writing and art in Iran’s history will help showcase UNC’s growing Persian collections. Continue reading

“Wordsworthian Carnage” Lecture Feb. 22

Duncan Wu, professor of English at Georgetown University, will deliver a lecture about William Wordsworth’s “Thanksgiving Ode.” Continue reading

Five Questions for Don Tate, Author of Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton

Author and illustrator of “Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton” will speak Sept. 3 at Wilson Library. Continue reading

“Told Under Frosty Moonlight” Winter Stories for Children of All Ages Dec. 4

Storytellers and musicians will entertain children of all ages at the Friends of the Library’s 22nd annual Winter Stories program Dec. 4. Continue reading

North Carolina Dialects Are Topic of Sept. 25 Lecture

Linguists Walt Wolfram and Jeffrey Reaser will share stories, sights, and sounds from their book “Talkin’ Tar Heel: How Our Voices Tell the Story of North Carolina” (UNC Press, 2014). Continue reading

Imagining the U.S. Civil War, 1861-1900

The exhibition “Imagining the U.S. Civil War, 1861-1900” was curated by students from Professor Eliza Richards’s undergraduate American literature seminar. It will be on view in Wilson Library through July 20. Continue reading

Student-Curated Civil War Exhibition To Open April 24 at Wilson Library

UNC undergraduates will provide a gallery tour of the exhibition they curated as a semester-long class project. Continue reading

Biting into Books at UNC Library’s First Annual Edible Book Contest

UNC Library indulged its appetite for books by inviting the UNC and local communities to submit tasty creations in its first annual Edible Book Contest April 11. Continue reading

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