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.
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 […]
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."
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.
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 […]
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."
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.
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 […]
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.
#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.