Department of English

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WCU to host fall 2007 Carolina TESOL Conference

Western Carolina University will host a fall gathering of about 500 educators who teach English to speakers of other languages, as the Fall 2007 Carolina TESOL Conference is set for Thursday, Nov. 1, through Saturday, Nov. 3, in downtown Asheville.
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Online scholarly archive edited by WCU professor goes live

Brent Kinser, assistant professor of English at Western Carolina University, is the coordinating editor of the recently launched online version of one of the most comprehensive literary archives of the 19th century – “The Carlyle Letters Online: A Victorian Cultural Reference.”
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Book by Fenton explores connections between hope, land

A new book penned by a Western Carolina University faculty member explores the connection between the concept of hope and land in the works of 17th-century English author John Milton – an examination, she says, that has relevance for a modern society that seems to have largely lost its need for that connection.