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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Apr 17, 2019

Kentish Presented at Oxford Neuroscience Symposium

Esther Kentish (MSTC) visited Oxford, England in the United Kingdom on March 18-March 21 to present her poster presentation “Bridging the Gap: The Dictomoy between Neuropsychology and Data Visualization” in the Oxford Neuroscience Symposium. Esther met with several neuropsychologists, neuroscientists, […]

Apr 9, 2019

Horne, Meshaw, and Morgan Presented at 2019 Anguish Conference

Our MA literature concentration students, Austin Horne and Clark Meshaw, and MA linguistics concentration student, Marissa Morgan, presented their research at the 2019 Anguish conference in Washington, D.C. last month.    The following topics were presented: Austin Horne – “Either/Or: The Roles […]

Apr 9, 2019

Tim Becker – Winner of the Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award for 2018

Congratulations to Tim Becker for being a winner of the Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award for 2018! Thanks go to him for his achievements in the classroom and sustaining the great teaching that goes on in our department.   A […]

Mar 21, 2019

Bryant, Colin, Levchenko, and Jenkins Presented at 40th Southwest Popular American Culture Association Conference Conference

Our MA Film Studies students Phillip Bryant, Mariana Colín, Darya Levchenko and Austin Jenkins presented their research last month at the 40th Southwest Popular American Culture Association Conference in Albuquerque, NM. Their academic trip was financed from the individual English Graduate Travel Awards granted […]

Mar 8, 2019

Chen, Khan, and Xie Presented at 8th Annual Symposium in Communicating Complex Information Conference

Our MS Technical Communication students presented their research at the 8th Annual Symposium in Communicating Complex Information (SCCI) at Louisiana Tech University last month. SCCI 2019 aims to explore how the design and presentation of complex information affect how humans use […]

Feb 7, 2019

Peter Andrews & Marie Bissell Presented at the Linguistic Society of America and American Dialect Society Conferences

Peter Andrews and Marie Bissell, both first-year MA linguistics concentration students, presented at the Linguistic Society of America and American Dialect Society conferences this past January 2019. Andrews felt that presenting his paper, “Gender Differentiation of Ruralness in Southeastern Ohio,” […]