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Congrats Priscilla Layne – Faculty Diversity Award

May 5, 2021

Each year the University recognizes people and groups that have given their time and effort to advance diversity, equity and inclusion at Carolina and in our surrounding community. As has always been the case, this work is vital as we … Read more

The Red Vienna Sourcebook (Boydell & Brewer, 2020)

April 9, 2021

Edited by Rob McFarland, Georg Spitaler, and Ingo Zechner (link). Immediately after World War I, in 1919, the Austrian capital Vienna elected a Social Democratic majority that persisted until 1934. The city’s leaders, together with its intellectuals, boldly imagined a … Read more


April 9, 2021

James William “Bil” Hays, Jr., of Siler City, North Carolina, passed away unexpectedly at home on December 31, 2020, from heart disease. He was 59. Bil earned his baccalaureate degree in comparative literature from William and Mary College. He completed … Read more

Choice Award

April 9, 2021

Choice, a publishing unit of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), the largest division of the American Library Association, has selected the Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception Online (Dale C. Allison et al. eds., Berlin: De … Read more

Central European Studies news

April 9, 2021

Professor Eliza Rose presented current research on Ursula K. Le Guin’s invented Central European country at a Carolina Public Humanities Seminar on February 11, 2021 (link) and for the University of Glasgow’s Writing in Transit Research Cluster on March 17, … Read more

Works in Progress meetings in spring 2021 (on Zoom)

April 9, 2021

Professor Inga Pollmann (UNC-CH), “Environmental Aesthetics: Tracing a latent image from early safari films to contemporary art cinema,” (February 18), Ian McLean (Carolina-Duke Graduate Program in German Studies), “Springs of desire: The disruptive force of the erotic and the Sturm … Read more

Kino Club in spring 2021

April 9, 2021

The GSLL Kino Club continues to bring world cinema to the comfort of student and faculty homes with screenings of Leto (directed by Kirill Serebrennikov) on February 23, co-hosted with the Russian Flagship Program, Chris the Swiss (directed by) Anja … Read more