English Faculty Notes

Oct 3, 2019

Event Spotlight: Dufresne & The Voices of Our People

The Voices of Our People event was a success! So much kudos and hugs to our MA graduate student, Kelsey Virginia Downs Dufresne, for putting this all together. This event was open to the community and it had such a […]

Oct 2, 2019

Burt Presented at 2019 Comics and Popular Arts Conference with DragonCon

Our MA rhetoric and composition concentration student, Kathryn Burt, presented her paper in the Comics and Popular Arts Conference with DragonCon at Atlanta, Georgia early last month. She shared her experience presenting “How do you want to do this?: A […]

Oct 2, 2019

Faculty Notes for September 2019

CHRIS ANSON With Cary Moskovitz, Michael Pemberton, and Susanne Hall, Chris Anson published “North American Journal Editors’ Views on Text Recycling: An Interview-Based Study” in Learned Publishing, 32:4 (2019). On September 6, Anson presented “Text Recycling in STEM Disciplines: Results from […]

Sep 1, 2019

Faculty News for July/August 2019

CHRIS ANSON Chris Anson gave the opening keynote address, “Technological Gains and Losses: A Heuristic Approach to Analyzing Affordances for Classroom Instruction and Support for Writing,” at the 10th Conference of the European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing […]

Jul 15, 2019

Dr. Jason Miller’s “On The Record” Interview with Civil Rights Activist, Dorothy Cotton

Dr. Jason Miller appeared on WUNC Radio’s “The State of Things” earlier this month, July 2nd, and discussed a recent article he published about North Carolina’s own Dorothy Cotton.     The article summarized the only “on the record” interview the wonderful civil […]

Jul 1, 2019

Faculty News for May & June 2019

BELLE BOGGS Belle Boggs published “Birth Is Not the Finish Line” the Atlantic. On June 3, she presented on a panel with Kathryn Davis and Jessica Francis Kane at the Center for Fiction in New York. She was interviewed about The […]

Jun 13, 2019

Dufresne Participated in International Whitman Week

Shortly after our MA literature concentration student, Kelsey Virginia Downs Dufresne, presented at the 2019 American Literature Association Conference in Boston, Massachusetts she flew on the next plane to New York to participate in the 2019 International Whitman Week conference.   Dufresne shares […]

Jun 13, 2019

Dionne & Dufresne Presented at 2019 American Literature Association Conference

Our MFA poetry concentration student, Jessica Dionne, and MA literature concentration student, Kelsey Virginia Downs Dufresne presented their paper at the 30th Annual ALA Conference 2019 at Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo courtesy of Jessica Dionne)   (Photo courtesy of Kelsey Virginia […]

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

Faculty Notes for April 2019

  BELLE BOGGS Belle Boggs’s novel, The Gulf, received starred reviews from Booklist and Shelf Awareness, as well as reviews in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Ploughshares, and BOMB. The Gulf was also listed as a “hot debut, humor” in Entertainment Weekly. Boggs was interviewed on WUNC’s […]