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This summer, read a book by a UNCG faculty member

Compilation of book covers with"Books by UNCG CAS Faculty" overlayed

Are you searching for a book to read this summer – one that will test your knowledge, challenge your perspective, or offer beautiful lyrics and prose? Look no further than this list of 24 books published by faculty in the College of Arts & Sciences over the past year. Maybe … Continued

Books published by College of Arts & Sciences faculty

Over the past year, faculty in UNC Greensboro’s College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) have published more than 25 books! From poetry to history – textbooks to social commentaries – this range of books represents the breadth and depth of scholarly activity across UNCG’s largest and most diverse academic unit. … Continued

Political Science professor publishes timely new book

Dr. Pryby and cover of his book Rich Voter, Poor Voter, Red Voter, Blue Voter

Working-class Whites surprised everyone in the 2016 election, right? News programs touted the unexpected proportion who voted for then-candidate Trump, making the difference in states like Pennsylvania and Michigan. But if you go back to 2000 as the Clinton era ended, says professor of political science Charles Prysby, a shift … Continued

New book explores feminist activism in the 1990s

Lisa Levenstein and the cover of her book, They Didn't See Us Coming

  “Is feminism dead?” That’s the question that Time magazine posed to its readers on a June 1998 cover. The controversial cover story ultimately concluded that the feminist movement had become largely irrelevant in the 1990s. UNC Greensboro’s Dr. Lisa Levenstein refutes that claim with her new book, “They Didn’t … Continued

AADS to host community read of ‘Silver Sparrow’

Book cover of Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones

The African American and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) program at UNC Greensboro received a $15,000 Big Read grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to host a community read of the novel “Silver Sparrow” by Tayari Jones. The community read will include free panel discussions, speakers and family-oriented … Continued

Psychologist takes the ‘drama’ out of writing

Paul Silvia and Books

If you have ever tried writing anything longer than an email, you are likely familiar with what Dr. Paul Silvia refers to as the “cycle of hope and self-blame” that accompanies the writing process. You say, “As soon as I find time, I’ll write this _____ (insert here whatever project … Continued