Faculty Notes for May/June 2022


On May 29,Quagmire Magazine published Daun Daemon’s short story “Every Last Thing She Has,” which was inspired by her hairdressing mama. Daemon dedicated the story to her mother, who died in April.


The Study Abroad Office approved Christa Gala’s class The Struggle of the Free Press: Fake News and Conspiracy Theories, which will launch in Summer 2023 at NC State Prague as a three-week short course. The course will be listed under Interdisciplinary Perspective and Global Knowledge (IPGK 295).

The Global Supplemental Fund awarded Gala a $1,000 grant to conduct research in July 2022 in Prague, including touring Radio Free Europe.

Finally, Gala assisted NC State alum Kimberly Eilers Brown with an op-ed piece based on her experience traveling to the Ukrainian/Hungarian border to assist refugees in the first weeks of war.


Marsha Gordon’s two documentary shorts, Rendered Small and All the Possibilities…, aired on PBS North Carolina in a “Creative Obsessions” program. Both are now streamable via the PBS North Carolina website.


This August, James Harr will join Christian Brothers University in Memphis as an Assistant Professor of Literature and Languages in Medieval Studies and Digital Humanities. 

Harr’s chapter on “Infrastructures of Power: Archives as Epistemological Palimpsests” has been accepted to the forthcoming Routledge publication Libraries, Archives, and the Digital Humanities, edited by Isabel Galina Russell (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) and Glen Layne-Worthey (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).


Chelsea Krieg was awarded the 2021 Outstanding Young Alumnus Award from the University of Mary Washington. 

The American College of Radiology Imaging 3.0 team won the ASBPE National Gold Award for Special Supplement for the issue A Challenge For Our Times: Delivering Equitable Care For Allwhich features Krieg’s article “Save a Life.” 


Elaine Neil Orr’s memoir in present tense, “Birds in War,” appears in Appalachian Review online and will appear in the next print issue of the journal.


John Wall delivered a paper entitled “Materializing Lost Time and Space: Implications for a Transformed Scholarly Agenda” at the 2022 Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) Conference and Colloquium, which was held June 6–10.

Leave a Response

Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.