New Exhibit: “When They Were Young: Juvenilia in the Modern Literature Collection”

By Kate Goldkamp on June 6, 2019 in Manuscripts, Special Collections, What's New

Exhibition of Writers’ Juvenilia Now on Display in Special Collections   A new exhibition in the Julian Edison Department of Special Collections takes a look at notable authors’ earliest writings. “When They Were Young: Juvenilia in the Modern Literature Collection” features items from several of the University Libraries’ collections of modern writers’ papers. The exhibition […]

“Seeing Slavery in Children’s Literature” Lecture by Paula Connolly

By Kate Goldkamp on November 1, 2016 in Rare Books, Special Collections

Please join us for the lecture “Seeing Slavery in Children’s Literature” November 2 – 4:00 PM DUC 276 Join us for a lecture by Paula Connolly, Professor of English, UNC-Charlotte, and author of Slavery in American Children’s Literature, 1790-2010. Once a significant tool of both anti- and pro-slavery advocates, American children’s literature has continued to […]