In July, Chris Anson presented the findings of his survey research on students’ reuse of their own writing at the annual conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators in Reno, Nevada.
Anson and co-editor Pamela Flash received from the Council of Writing Program Administrators their second Best Book award for Writing-Enriched Curricula: Models of Faculty-Driven and Departmental Transformation.
Paul Colby’s short story “Declaration of Independence” was published July 1 by the Dead Mule School of Southern Literature.
On August 6, Salvation South republished Daemon’s short story “The Interview.”
Students in Paul Fyfe’s Maymester course ENG 376 Science Fiction: Humans, Machines, and In-betweens enjoyed several collaborations with the NC State University Library, including zine making and using generative AI to create illustrations and text for their final projects. Read more here:
- “Special Collections Course Instruction: Robots, Machines, and In-Betweens” by Philip MacDonald and Taylor Wolford
- “AI Collaborations on Science Fiction” by Adam Rogers and Colin Keenan
An exhibition of the class’s work is currently on display in the Innovation Studio in DH Hill Library.
Along with Thomas Smits and Ben Lee, Fyfe was a contributing author (in absentia) to “Distant Viewing the Illustrated London News,” presented at the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations conference in Graz, Austria.
Marsha Gordon published “Why have you read ‘The Great Gatsby’ but not Ursula Parrott’s ‘Ex-Wife’?” on August 23 in The Conversation; “Women on the Verge: The Jazz Age Origins of Burnout” in Literary Hub on July 5; and “The Smallest Camera of All: 3mm” and “The Edison Home Kinetoscope,” co-authored with Dino Everett, in Tales from the Vaults (Technes/FIAF, 2023).
Jim Knowles gave a paper titled “The Tree of Charity is Upside-Down: Timber-Framed Architecture and the Structure of Piers Plowman” at the International Piers Plowman Society conference, London, UK, July 6–8.
JIM KNOWLES, PAUL BROYLES, AND TIM STINSON
At the International Piers Plowman Society conference, London, UK, July 6–8, Jim Knowles, Paul Broyles, and Tim Stinson led a workshop on the Piers Plowman Electronic Archive.
Chelsea Krieg’s poems “When My Therapist Asks If I Am Happy” and “Marriage Counseling Without Teeth” were published in New South Volume 15, Issue 1.
Her poetry manuscript, Everything is Water was runner-up in Hub City Press’s 2023 New Southern Voices Poetry Prize.
This summer, Jennifer Nolan presented “‘Rags-Martin Jones,’ McCall’s, and the Prince of Wales” at the 16th International F. Scott Fitzgerald Society Conference in Växjö, Sweden.
She also served as co-editor and wrote the introduction for The Complete Magazine Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1921-1924, which was published by Edinburgh University Press in May 2023.
Maria Rouphail has been selected by the North Carolina Poetry Society as one of three NC Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poets for 2024.
In May, Bill Shaw published On the Run (Kilkenny Press), a historical novel set in Sligo at the height of the Troubles. It is available as a paperback and eBook through Amazon.
Action, Spectacle published Elizabeth Wagner’s short story “With Cedar” in the Summer 2023 issue.
On June 14, John Wall presented “Managing the Recreation of Lost Space and Time: The Virtual St Paul’s Cathedral Project” on a panel on Project Management in the Humanities at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) Conference, held via Zoom at the University of Victoria.