Stories From 2014

Dec 31, 2014

Chris Anson gives presentation

Chris Anson spoke at Carleton College in Northfield, MN, on December 12.

Dec 31, 2014

Hans Kellner pens prologue

Hans Kellner wrote the “prólogo” for Metahistoria: 40 años después. Ensayos en homenaje a Hayden White, ed. Aitor Bolanos (Siníndice, 2014).

Dec 31, 2014

Sheila Smith McKoy publishes poems

Sheila Smith McKoy’s poems “Tradewinds,” “Save Yourself Child” and “The Liberation” appear in Black Gold: An Anthology of Black Poetry (Turner Mayfield Publishing, 2014).

Dec 31, 2014

Tim Stinson gives presentation

Tim Stinson presented “Confession, Vengeance, and the Destruction of Jerusalem” at “Remembering Jerusalem,” a conference held at King’s College London, November 6–7.

Dec 22, 2014

English alum’s many hats: chef, TV star, commencement speaker

Chef, restaurateur, TV star and NC State English alum Vivian Howard served up a great speech during NC State's winter graduation ceremonies.

Nov 28, 2014

John N. Wall gives talk, receives award

John N. Wall gave a talk on “Recreating the Paul’s Cross Sermon at St Paul’s Cathedral” at St Paul’s Cathedral, London, on November 22. Wall also received a Scholarship and Research Award from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences […]

Nov 28, 2014

Maggie Simon publishes article

Maggie Simon’s article “Authorial Feints and Generic Forms in George Gascoigne’s The Adventures of Master F.J.” appears in the most recent issue of Renaissance Papers.

Nov 28, 2014

Susan Miller-Cochran publishes handbook, leads workshops

A new edition of Susan Miller-Cochran’s handbook with Ann Raimes, Keys for Writers with Assignment Guides (7th Ed.), was released from Wadsworth/Cengage Learning at the end of October. She presented on Writing in the Disciplines approaches to teaching first-year writing in a […]

Nov 28, 2014

Carolyn Miller presents at conference

This month, Carolyn Miller presented her paper “Trusting Experts: Aristotle and the Rhetoric of Risk Communication” at the Association for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology Preconference, National Communication Association, held in Chicago. She was also the panel chair and a respondent for “Epistemological Frames, […]

Nov 28, 2014

Gene Melton presents paper

On November 9, Gene Melton participated in the “Performance, Performativity, and the Harlem Renaissance” Seminar at the Modernist Studies Association Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.  His paper focused on “Erotic Friendship and Intertextuality in the Fiction of Richard Bruce Nugent.”