Graduate Student Notes for May/June 2018
Ina Cariño’s creative nonfiction piece “Spam Stigma: An Open Letter to White People” was published on May 7 by VIDA Review. Cariño’s poem “Feast” was the winner of the Sundress Publications 2017 Poetry Broadside Contest. The broadsides are available for […]
Faculty Notes for May/June 2018
RONISHA BROWDY Ronisha Browdy’s article “More than just a plot of land: Intersecting Identities and Rhetorical Impact of Michelle Obama’s Kitchen Garden” was published in the Winter 2017/18 Issue of Women and Language. STAN DICKS Stan Dicks has published an […]
Graduate School Spotlight: Tim Becker
NC State's Graduate School recently featured English student Tim Becker as its "Wolf of the Week."
Remember the Humanity of Immigrants, This Poet Urges
NC State poet and English professor Eduardo Corral is the son of migrants who crossed into Nogales, Arizona, in the 1970s. Corral says his “gaze, heart and soul” are always attuned to border issues. The PBS News Hour spoke with Corral, who hopes his work "makes the internal lives of immigrants visible, something [that's] forgotten or intentionally omitted in the national conversation."
Wolf of the Week: Stories from the Field
Each week, the Graduate School will feature a graduate student or postdoc who exemplifies exceptional leadership and communication skills both inside and outside of the classroom. The Wolf of the Week student will share research, personal NC State anecdotes and some tips for success. Tim Becker is a Masters student in the English department, and his research focuses on epistemology in the teaching of writing.
The Cult Classics That Never Die
From “Pink Flamingos” to “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” cult films have staying power. NC State film studies professor Marsha Gordon discusses the genre on “Movies On The Radio” with WUNC-FM State of Things host Frank Stasio.
You Can’t Play With Us: The Discursive Exclusion of Colin Kaepernick
When NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem, debates flared. What was going on beneath the surface of those public conversations? As someone studying rhetoric and composition, NC State graduate student Jose Martinez dove deep to research the discursive exchanges that followed Kaepernick's actions.