English Faculty Notes

Nov 15, 2017

Laura Severin Named Head, Department of English

NC State’s Department of English will welcome Laura Severin as head, effective January 1, 2018. Severin takes over from Tony Harrison, who will return to the faculty after serving as head with energy and distinction for 11 years.

Oct 31, 2017

Faculty Notes for October 2017

BELLE BOGGS Belle Boggs was interviewed about her book The Art of Waiting on UNC-TV’s North Carolina Bookwatch. She participated in a panel about nonfiction writing with Annette Gordon-Reed and Patrick O’Donnell […]

Sep 30, 2017

Faculty Notes for September

CHRIS ANSON On September 1, Chris Anson gave a paper at the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction in Tampere, Finland. His essay “Writing to Read, Revisited” has […]

Sep 3, 2017

Faculty Notes for July/August

BELLE BOGGS Belle Boggs is a finalist, along with Margot Lee Shetterly and Annette Gordon-Reed, for the Library of Virginia Literary Award for Nonfiction. She taught at the Community of […]

Jul 1, 2017

Faculty Notes for May/June

LINDSEY ANDREWS In May, Lindsey Andrews gave an invited lecture titled “Horizontal and Hysterical, or, The University Is Killing Me” in the departments of English and Women’s Studies at Grinnell […]

May 3, 2017

Faculty Notes for April 2017

CHRIS ANSON Chris Anson was a keynote panelist at the Crossings Writing Conference sponsored by the University of Nevada-Reno on April 1. His article “Assessing Peer and Instructor Response to […]

Apr 1, 2017

Faculty Notes for March 2017

CHRIS ANSON Hard copies of Chris Anson and Jessie Moore’s edited collection of essays, Critical Transitions: Writing and the Question of Transfer, have now been issued. Anson spoke at Koç University in […]

Feb 28, 2017

Faculty Notes for February 2017

CHRIS ANSON In January, Chris Anson spoke at the 2017 Liberal Arts International Conference at Texas A&M University’s campus in Doha, Qatar. In February, he gave the keynote address at […]

Feb 23, 2017

NC State’s Poet in Residence Honored by National Association of Writers, Writing Programs

Retiring professor of English and poet in residence John Balaban has received the prestigious George Garrett award from the national Association of Writers and Writing Programs for outstanding community service in literature.

Feb 13, 2017

From the Big Red One to ‘The Big Red One’ — War, Movies and Sam Fuller

A new book by NC State film studies professor Marsha Gordon focuses in depth on the war films of director, producer and screenwriter Sam Fuller.