Stories From 2019

Jul 15, 2019

Dr. Jason Miller’s “On The Record” Interview with Civil Rights Activist, Dorothy Cotton

Dr. Jason Miller appeared on WUNC Radio’s “The State of Things” earlier this month, July 2nd, and discussed a recent article he published about North Carolina’s own Dorothy Cotton.     The article summarized the only “on the record” interview the wonderful civil […]

Jul 1, 2019

Faculty News for May & June 2019

BELLE BOGGS Belle Boggs published “Birth Is Not the Finish Line” the Atlantic. On June 3, she presented on a panel with Kathryn Davis and Jessica Francis Kane at the Center for Fiction in New York. She was interviewed about The […]

Jul 1, 2019

Graduate Student News for May & June 2019

Kelsey Virginia Downs Dufresne participated in the International Whitman Week, held in New York City in late May. Esther Kentish presented “Bridging the Gap: The Dichotomy between Neuropsychology and Data Visualization” at the Oxford Neuroscience Symposium, held on March 20. […]

Jun 13, 2019

Dufresne Participated in International Whitman Week

Shortly after our MA literature concentration student, Kelsey Virginia Downs Dufresne, presented at the 2019 American Literature Association Conference in Boston, Massachusetts she flew on the next plane to New York to participate in the 2019 International Whitman Week conference.   Dufresne shares […]

Jun 13, 2019

Dionne & Dufresne Presented at 2019 American Literature Association Conference

Our MFA poetry concentration student, Jessica Dionne, and MA literature concentration student, Kelsey Virginia Downs Dufresne presented their paper at the 30th Annual ALA Conference 2019 at Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo courtesy of Jessica Dionne)   (Photo courtesy of Kelsey Virginia […]

May 15, 2019

Walt Wolfram Accepted Into American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The linguistics professor joins a selective organization that recognizes leaders in various fields and disciplines.

May 1, 2019

Graduate Student Notes for April 2019

Threa Almontaser has a poem in The Adroit Journal, and her work appears in the 2018 Best of the Net anthology. Her work will be included in the Tales From Many Muslim Worlds anthology (Penguin Press) and the next Nimrod […]

May 1, 2019

Faculty Notes for April 2019

  BELLE BOGGS Belle Boggs’s novel, The Gulf, received starred reviews from Booklist and Shelf Awareness, as well as reviews in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Ploughshares, and BOMB. The Gulf was also listed as a “hot debut, humor” in Entertainment Weekly. Boggs was interviewed on WUNC’s […]

May 1, 2019

Walt Wolfram Accepted Into American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The linguistics professor joins a selective organization that recognizes leaders in various fields and disciplines.

Apr 26, 2019

Technical Communication Association Hosted SpeedCon 2019 – Diversified

On April 19, 2019, the Technical Communication Association led by President, Esther Kentish, hosted its annual unconference, SpeedCon 2019 – Diversified.   The event welcomed over 89 guests and was the TCA’s annual knowledge exchange gathering to promote the latest trends […]