Monthly Archives: April 2014

Statement on Academic Freedom & Inclusivity

On March 10, 2014, the South Carolina House of Representatives voted in favor of a budget that cuts $52,000 from the College of Charleston’s appropriations, as punishment for the College’s adoption of Alison Bechdel’s memoir Fun Home. The College of Charleston English Department condemns this action as an attempt to censor future assigned or recommended […]
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Dr. Conseula Francis Publishes Critical Study on James Baldwin

Congratulations to Dr. Conseula Francis on the publication of The Critical Reception of James Baldwin, 1963-2010.¬†Baldwin, an openly gay, African-American writer who lived through the battle for civil rights, was a novelist, essayist, playwright, and poet as well as a social critic. His long career and body of work, as Dr. Francis’s book evinces, is […]
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