English Faculty Notes

Apr 8, 2018

NC State Professor’s Novel Connects Her Two Worlds of Africa and the South

Author and NC State Professor of English Elaine Neil Orr explores the civil rights movement in Winston-Salem, NC, in her new novel, “Swimming Between Worlds."

Apr 4, 2018

English Prof. Shows Langston Hughes’ Hidden Influence on MLK

NC State Professor of English Jason Miller offers a new analysis of poet Langston Hughes' influence on some of Martin Luther King's most powerful speeches.

Mar 31, 2018

Faculty Notes for March 2018

CHRIS ANSON Chris Anson and Deanna Dannels’ essay “Handing Over the Reins: Ownership, Support, and the Departmentally-Focused Model of Communication Across the Curriculum” appeared in Sustainable WAC: A Whole Systems Approach […]

Mar 14, 2018

Four Professors Named Faculty Scholars

NC State’s 2017-2018 class of University Faculty Scholars includes four professors from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Mar 8, 2018

#MeToo on the 1930s Silver Screen

On Australian radio, NC State Professor of Film Studies Marsha Gordon talks about movies from the 1930s that demonstrate how far back sexual predation and exploitation of women go on the silver screen, and how integral these views were to Hollywood’s imagining of women’s lives.

Feb 28, 2018

Faculty Notes for February 2018

LINDSEY ANDREWS On February 11 in Durham, Lindsey Andrews presented from her work on hysteria as part of “Femmes Fatales,” a panel on music, writing, and misogyny, with songwriter Skylar […]

Feb 12, 2018

Recreating MLK’s “Dream” Speech in Rocky Mount

NC State English Professor Jason Miller and others are re-staging Martin Luther King's first "I Have a Dream" speech in Rocky Mount's Booker T. Washington Gymnasium at 6:00 pm on Feb. 23. The recreation will be filmed for use in Miller's documentary film entitled Origin of the Dream.

Feb 1, 2018

Faculty Notes for January 2018

BELLE BOGGS The Spanish translation of Boggs’ book The Art of Waiting is out this month with Seix Barral. BELLE BOGGS & SHERVON CASSIM Belle Boggs and Shervon Cassim along with […]

Jan 2, 2018

The Five Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels of 2017

The Washington Post has included NC State professor John Kessel's latest novel — The Moon and the Other — among its top five science fiction picks for 2017.

Dec 31, 2017

Faculty Notes for December 2017

CHRIS ANSON Chris Anson helped to run a qualitative research institute in Frankfurt Oder, Germany, from December 6–8. The institute was part of a grant program funded by the EU.  […]