Stories From 2019

Dec 4, 2019

How I Think and Do: Storyteller Cadwell Turnbull

Alumnus Cadwell Turnbull (M.A. in English; MFA ’15) is a science fiction and fantasy author. Learn more about his debut novel, "The Lesson," and hear what he values from his time at NC State.

Dec 1, 2019

Graduate Student Notes for November 2019

Lewis Crawford (MFA) read poetry at So and So Books in Raleigh on November 16. Kelsey Virginia Downs Dufresne (MA Literature) co-presented her paper “21st Century Teaching: Bringing a Publishing Curriculum to Your Classroom” at the 2019 National Council of Teachers […]

Dec 1, 2019

Faculty Notes for November 2019

CHRIS ANSON On November 7, Chris Anson discussed “The Practice and Ethics of Text Recycling” as part of our departmental Speakers Series. HELEN BURGESS Helen Burgess’s essay “Introduction: Critical Making and Executable Kits,” co-written with Roger Whitson, appears in issue […]

Nov 26, 2019

Dufresne Presented at 2019 National Council of Teachers of English

Our MA literature concentration student, Kelsey Virginia Downs Dufresne, just presented her paper, “21st Century Teaching: Bringing a Publishing Curriculum to Your Classroom” at the 2019 National Council of Teachers of English in Baltimore, Maryland! Her presentation explored how teachers […]

Nov 14, 2019

A Largely Untapped Universe: Exploring Race in Nontheatrical Films

English professor Marsha Gordon explains how films never destined for theaters can inform our understanding of race and culture in the U.S.

Nov 1, 2019

Wolfpack Writers: Cat Warren

We caught up with English professor Cat Warren to learn more about her young readers' edition of "What the Dog Knows."

Oct 18, 2019

Xie Presented at the 37th ACM International Conference on the Design of Communication

Our MSTC student, Chenxing Xie, presented her research “A Corpus-assisted Analysis of Recruitment Postings in Content Strategy” at the 37th Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Conference on the Design of Communication (SIGDOC) in Portland, OR on October 4, 2019. […]

Oct 17, 2019

76th Southeastern Renaissance Conference at Aloft Raleigh (October 18th & 19th)

  This Friday and Saturday the NC State Department of English will host the 76th annual Southeastern Renaissance Conference. This regional conference has long been a collegial and welcoming forum for sharing new work in early modern studies. This year, […]

Oct 17, 2019

Wilhite Selected As A Finalist for University’s 3MT Competition

Congratulations to Angela Wilhite, an MFA in our program, who has been selected as one of the finalists for the university’s 3MT (three-minute thesis) competition!      This competition asks graduate students to deliver a short presentation that sums up their graduate […]

Oct 11, 2019

Jenkins & Vause Presented at The Popular Culture/American Culture Association in the South Conference

Austin Jenkins and Katelyn Vause, our MA literature concentration graduate students, presented their paper last month at The Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association in the South Conference in Wilmington, NC. Vause shared, “The conference was small and had a fairly […]