Stories From 2017

Dec 31, 2017

Graduate Student Notes for December 2017

NC State’s graduate student chapter of the Rhetoric Society of America has been awarded a 2017–18 Graduate Student Chapter Special Event Award. The chapter, whose current president is Meridith Reed, will bring together rhetoric teachers and scholars from across North […]

Dec 31, 2017

Faculty Notes for December 2017

CHRIS ANSON Chris Anson helped to run a qualitative research institute in Frankfurt Oder, Germany, from December 6–8. The institute was part of a grant program funded by the EU.  BRIAN BLACKLEY Brian Blackley was part of a team of […]

Dec 12, 2017

Year in Review: Our Top Stories of 2017

It's been a busy year for the college. Take a look back at some of our top stories of 2017.

Dec 12, 2017

Alum’s Documentary Shines Light on Real Lives of Teachers

Film studies alum Rob Phillips got to pursue his passion for documentaries in "Teacher of the Year," a film that explores the complexities of teaching in the 21st century.

Dec 6, 2017

The Magic Of Animation: Movies On The Radio

NC State film professor Marsha Gordon discusses our favorite animated movies with Movies on the Radio host Frank Stasio and Laura Boyes, film curator at the NC Museum of Art.

Nov 30, 2017

Graduate Student Notes for November 2017

Jessica Hatcher and Jeanne Dyches (Iowa State University) presented “Infusing Critical Language Pedagogy into Disciplinary Literacy Practices” at the National Council of Teachers of English annual conference in St. Louis, Missouri. 

Nov 30, 2017

Faculty Notes for November 2017

CHRIS ANSON Chris Anson and Les Perelman’s essay “Myth: Machines Can Evaluate Writing Well” was published in the collection Bad Ideas About Writing, edited by Drew Loewe and Cheryl Ball. Anson’s essay “Intellectual, Argumentative, and Informational Affordances of Social Media: Bridging Public Forum Posts […]

Nov 15, 2017

Laura Severin Named Head, Department of English

NC State’s Department of English will welcome Laura Severin as head, effective January 1, 2018. Severin takes over from Tony Harrison, who will return to the faculty after serving as head with energy and distinction for 11 years.

Nov 9, 2017

Belle Boggs: The Art of Waiting

Belle Boggs discusses her book, "The Art of Waiting" with D.G. Martin, host of WUNC-TV's Bookwatch. Boggs directs NC State's MFA in Creative Writing program.

Oct 31, 2017

Graduate Student Notes for October 2017

Zac Lunn (MFA) won 3rd place in the 2017 Raymond Carver Contest sponsored by Carve Magazine. On October 20, Matthew Sarda (MA) presented “American ‘Heroes’ Inverted: Descrambling the American Trauma Hero Myth” at the conference (Dis)junctions: Trauma and Mourning in a […]