English Faculty Notes

Aug 31, 2018

Faculty Notes for July/August 2018

BELLE BOGGS Belle Boggs’s novel The Gulf will be published by Graywolf Press in April 2019. In July, she interviewed Onnesha Roychoudhuri at Flyleaf Books about Onnesha’s new book, The Marginalized Majority. The event was broadcast on CSPAN Book-TV. PAUL BROYLES Paul […]

Jul 3, 2018

Six Must-See 21st Century Documentaries About Life in North Carolina

Film studies professor Marsha Gordon lists six memorable documentaries, released within the past 20 years, that capture the spirit of North Carolina.

Jun 30, 2018

Faculty Notes for May/June 2018

RONISHA BROWDY Ronisha Browdy’s article “More than just a plot of land: Intersecting Identities and Rhetorical Impact of Michelle Obama’s Kitchen Garden” was published in the Winter 2017/18 Issue of Women and Language.  STAN DICKS   Stan Dicks has published an […]

Jun 26, 2018

Remember the Humanity of Immigrants, This Poet Urges

NC State poet and English professor Eduardo Corral is the son of migrants who crossed into Nogales, Arizona, in the 1970s. Corral says his “gaze, heart and soul” are always attuned to border issues. The PBS News Hour spoke with Corral, who hopes his work "makes the internal lives of immigrants visible, something [that's] forgotten or intentionally omitted in the national conversation."

May 1, 2018

Fascination and Delight: Q & A with Marsha Gordon, Co-Director of ‘Rendered Small’

How NC State film studies professor Marsha Gordon made a documentary about the smallest town in North Carolina. It's her first foray into filmmaking.

Apr 30, 2018

Faculty Notes for April 2018

LINDSEY ANDREWS Lindsey Andrews’ essay “Words Are Flesh,” about the poet Frank Bidart and expression, was published this month in The Operating System for their National Poetry Month 30/30/30 series.  CHRIS ANSON On April 7, Chris Anson gave the keynote address, “Getting […]

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 to Launching and Developing WAC Programs (National Council of Teachers […]

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.