Stories From 2018

May 18, 2018

Humanities and Social Sciences Staff Recognized for Excellence and Service

The college recognized six staff members for 2018 Awards for Excellence during an annual luncheon celebrating all staff and their service to Humanities and Social Sciences.

May 18, 2018

Ina Cariño (MFA ’19) Wins Poetry Broadside Contest

Josephine “Ina” Cariño’s poem “Feast” was the winner of Sundress Publications’ 2017 Poetry Broadside Contest. Broadsides of the poem will be printed at Sundress Academy for the Arts and are […]

May 18, 2018

2018 Distinguished Capstone Awards

Four English graduate students have received 2018 Distinguished Capstone Awards from the English Department. These projects will also be nominated for the 2017-18 Humanities & Social Sciences Capstone Award competition, […]

May 11, 2018

Outstanding Seniors Awarded NC State’s Highest Non-Academic Distinction

Three NC State graduating seniors received the 2018 Mathews Medal, the highest non-academic distinction awarded to NC State students. Two are students in Humanities and Social Sciences. The award, administered by the Alumni Association Student Ambassador Program, recognizes seniors who have made significant contributions to the university and created a lasting legacy.

May 3, 2018

Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2018 Graduates

Our community of nearly 40,000 alumni will grow even larger this spring, as nearly 1,000 Humanities and Social Sciences undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work.

May 1, 2018

Fascination and Delight: Q & A with Marsha Gordon, Co-Director of ‘Rendered Small’

How NC State film studies professor Marsha Gordon made a documentary about the smallest town in North Carolina. It's her first foray into filmmaking.

Apr 30, 2018

Graduate Student Notes for April 2018

GRADUATE STUDENT NEWS Emily Cataneo’s creative nonfiction essay “The Berliner Who Evaded Arrest” was published in Off Assignment. SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE ON LINGUISTICS (SECOL) A number of graduate students and faculty […]

Apr 30, 2018

Faculty Notes for April 2018

LINDSEY ANDREWS Lindsey Andrews’ essay “Words Are Flesh,” about the poet Frank Bidart and expression, was published this month in The Operating System for their National Poetry Month 30/30/30 series.  CHRIS ANSON […]

Apr 17, 2018

How Memes Use Humor to Discredit African-American English

A recent study from linguistics graduate student Shalina Omar finds video memes can use humor to contribute to — and reinforce — negative views of black culture.

Apr 8, 2018

NC State Professor’s Novel Connects Her Two Worlds of Africa and the South

Author and NC State Professor of English Elaine Neil Orr explores the civil rights movement in Winston-Salem, NC, in her new novel, “Swimming Between Worlds."