Marsha Gordon gives presentations, serves as film judge
Marsha Gordon was a co-organizer of and emcee at the 11th Annual Home Movie Day Raleigh on October 18. On October 25, she presented “Interactive Media & Pedagogical Innovation,” about her “Shooting Wars” grad student Game Lab installation, at the […]
NC State linguists present at conference
A group of linguists from NC State’s program presented papers and posters at the 44th annual conference on New Ways of Analyzing Variation, held in Toronto from October 22–25: Jon Forrest and Robin Dodsworth, “Towards a Sociologically-Grounded View of Occupation in […]
Huiling Ding gives invited talk
Huiling Ding gave an invited talk about grant writing during the Fall for the Book Festival at George Mason University.
Sheryl Cornett publishes essays, is contest finalist
Sheryl Cornett’s creative nonfiction appeared in recent Issues of Art House America: “Consider the Oven” in April and “Keeping the Feast” in July. Her short story “Pilgrimage with Ghosts” was a finalist in the 2015 Abroad Writers Kaleidoscope Fiction Competition.
Dean’s Scholar program expands
Aspiring to be osteoarchaeologists, federal prosecutors and museum curators, the latest cohort of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean’s Scholars have big plans for the future. Thanks to contributions from college donors, the seven recipients of this year’s Dean’s Scholar Award can also plan on being something else — experiential learners.
Helen Burgess gives presentation
Helen Burgess presented her physical computing project, “MashBOT”, at the Babel Biennale in Toronto, October 8–12.
Jon Thompson has book forthcoming, publishes new issue of Free Verse
Shearsman Books will publish Jon Thompson’s third collection of poems, Strange Country, in late 2016 (http://www.shearsman.com). In addition, Thompson published Issue 26 (Summer 2015) of Free Verse: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry & Poetics. Among other things, the issue features […]
Denise Heinze is quarterfinalist, first runner-up in writing contests
Denise Heinze’s short story “The Grid” was a quarterfinalist in The Ghost Story Supernatural Fiction Award contest. Her memoir “First in Flight” was the first runner-up in the Highfield Press Summer 2015 Essay Contest.
Bob Kochersberger publishes essay
Bob Kochersberger’s essay “In wake of VW scandal, emitting some aggravation” appeared in the News & Observer on October 3.
Paul Colby publishes story
Paul Colby’s short story “The White Ceiling” was published in the Fall/Winter issue of Prick of the Spindle.