Staff

Jan 9, 2020

Landmark Exhibit Unearths History

In "When MLK and the KKK Met in Raleigh," English professor Jason Miller reveals never-before-published photos from Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic 1966 visit to Raleigh.

Dec 13, 2019

‘The Job of a Poet Is to Tell the Truth’: Remembering Gerald Barrax

Former students and colleagues share their impressions of Gerald Barrax, emeritus professor of English, who died Dec. 7.

Nov 14, 2019

A Largely Untapped Universe: Exploring Race in Nontheatrical Films

English professor Marsha Gordon explains how films never destined for theaters can inform our understanding of race and culture in the U.S.

Nov 1, 2019

Wolfpack Writers: Cat Warren

We caught up with English professor Cat Warren to learn more about her young readers' edition of "What the Dog Knows."

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

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.

Mar 21, 2019

MFA Alumnus Wins Prestigious Writing Prize

Poet Tyree Daye, who earned his Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from NC State in 2017, is one of 10 recipients of a 2019 Whiting Award, one of the largest and most prestigious awards given to emerging writers in…

Mar 21, 2019

Displacement Is Part of the Experience

Displacement is part of the reading experience. It happens every time we stumble upon an allusion or reference outside our body of knowledge.

Mar 21, 2019

On the Value of Poetry

Poetry is a communal act: it is one human being addressing other human beings in a full expression of shared experience.

Mar 21, 2019

Poetry is a Thing with Feathers

Along with music and dance, poetry is one of the old arts. It walks with us through history, always present, whether we are aware of it or not.