Stories From 2024

Apr 3, 2024

Coping with Climate Anxiety Through Poetry, Visual Arts

The interdisciplinary Art United workshop offers a creative outlet to deal with concerns about our planet’s future.

Apr 1, 2024

Faculty News for March 2024

CHRIS ANSON Over spring break, Chris Anson collaboratively ran a 2.5-day seminar for 19 early-career researchers focusing on mixed-methods research in writing studies (with Tiane Donahue of Dartmouth; Magnus Gustafsson of Chalmers University, Gothenburg; and Theresa Lillis, Open University, UK). […]

Mar 1, 2024

English Graduate Student News, February 2024

Kacey Cooper (MA candidate in Rhetoric and Composition) organized a public event to celebrate the anniversary of poet Langston Hughes’s 1949 trip to Wilson. Her “Hughes in Wilson, NC” was both previewed and covered extensively by The Wilson Times. The event covered all the locations Hughes […]

Mar 1, 2024

Faculty Notes for February 2024

BELLE BOGGS Belle Boggs was interviewed on NPR’s Here and Now about the recent Alabama Supreme Court ruling concerning IVF. DAUN DAEMON “At three” and “Between the Sheets”—two poems from Daun Daemon’s book, A Prayer for Forgiving My Parents—were selected for the […]

Feb 2, 2024

Faculty News for January 2024

CHRIS ANSON Chris Anson’s chapter “Dimensions of Transfer and the Role of Multimodality” appeared in Multimodal Composing and Writing Transfer, edited by Kara Poe Alexander, Matthew Davis, Lillian W. Mina, and Ryan P. Shepherd (Utah State University Press). DAUN DAEMON & […]

Jan 12, 2024

The Day King Addressed Campus — and the Klan Marched on Raleigh

English professor Jason Miller has discovered footage of the Ku Klux Klan marching in downtown Raleigh and Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. giving a speech in Reynolds Coliseum — both of which happened on the same day.

Jan 1, 2024

Faculty Notes for December 2023

PAUL COLBY Paul Colby will serialize his novel When the Man Dances on his Substack in 2024. Starting January 7, he will add a new chapter each week. Subscriptions are free. CATHERINE MAINLAND Catherine Mainland’s essay “McGonagall’s Elephant” was a semifinalist in the TulipTree […]