English Department

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Laura Fine
108 Joyner Hall
Phone: (919) 760-8821
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Dr McNamee receives Honors program’s Faculty appreciation award

For the third year in a row, Honors students have voted to give the Honors faculty appreciation... read more

400th Anniversary of William Shakespeare’s Death

This week is the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death. Please join us in the first... read more

Meredith College Documentary Film Festival Rescheduled!

On Sunday, February 14th, 2016,  the English department will be hosting  an abbreviated version of the... read more

Renowned Vanderbilt scholar to speak at Meredith College as part of statewide Quixote Festival

Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of Spanish and Professor of Comparative Literature and European Studies, Edward Friedman, will... read more

Dr. Rebecca Duncan Reading at Quail Ridge Books

Professor of English Rebecca Duncan will present her debut novel, Secrets of Gray Lake, at Quail Ridge... read more

Jason Newport publishes “Sharpie”

Jason Newport, English faculty, has a flash fiction/nonfiction hybrid piece, "Sharpie," in Clever Magazine. ... read more

Dr. Rebecca Duncan publishes op-ed on college textbooks

Dr. Rebecca Duncan's op-ed, entitled "The Dangers in College Textbooks as a Business," appeared in the ... read more

Dr. Garry Walton and Dr. Jonathan Wade on WPTF

William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes both died on the 23rd of April in 1616.  Drs. Walton... read more

Poetry Reading from ENG 235 “Writing Poetry”

Students in ENG 235, "Writing Poetry," will share their original compositions.  Featuring Paige Bigger, Sarah Cullen, Fantasia... read more

Hand-in-Hand: A Mother and Son’s Voyage

This free workshop, led by local poet Sonia Usatch-Kuhn, will focus on using poetry to help us... read more

What should readers look for in Harper Lee’s new novel?

Associate Professor Laura Fine, chair of Meredith's English Department, has written about reader expectations for Harper... read more

Focusing on Form 2015

Focusing on Form 19th Annual Focusing on Form Workshop for Women Writers June 22-26, 2015 Cost: $350

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Young Writers’ Workshop 2015

Young Writers' Workshop Dates: July 13-17, 2015 Cost: $300

Middle school girls are invited to join Meredith... read more

Colton Review Submissions due January 28th!

The Colton Review is accepting poetry, fiction, reflective essays, and plays/screenplays.  Cash prizes will be... read more

Meredith College Documentary Film Festival January 25th

The second Meredith College Documentary Film Festival will be held on Sunday, January 25 in Carswell... read more

Chantel Acevedo visit

Chantel Acevedo Author of A Falling Star is Coming to Meredith to discuss the novel.... read more

John Creagh Scholarship Award for 2015

Meredith faculty/staff are invited to nominate students, and students are invited to apply, for the John... read more

Betty Adcock at Quail Ridge Books

The renowned Betty Adcock joins us to share her newest work, Widow Poems. Written in... read more

Bookclub at Meredith!

Mark your calendars Angels! Carlyle Campbell Library is partnering with the Colton English Club to start up... read more

Celebrate English Week at Meredith!

Monday, October 13th:  Majors’ Meet-Up 5-6pm in Joyner Lounge (Joyner 104)

If... read more

Elizabeth Spencer reading

Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm Location: Kresge Auditorium

Join the Department of English... read more

Seeing/Feeling/Making: A Workshop in Writing Poetry

Stefania Heim will be offering a poetry workshop one week from today on Wednesday, October 1, from 5:30 to 7:00... read more

N&O Op-ed by Leslie Maxwell

"Deserting the idea of the common good," appeared in the News & Observer (Raleigh, N... read more

Betty Adcock to be Inducted into the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame

Betty Adcock, former Writer in Residence at Meredith College in Raleigh, where she taught until 2006 and twice... read more

7th annual Meredith College Young Writers’ Camp scheduled for July 14-18, 2014

Rising 6th, 7th and 8th grade girls are invited to join Meredith faculty, some of whom are... read more