English Features

Aug 13, 2019

How I Think and Do: Filmmaker David Hambridge

What can you do with an NC State degree in film studies? Ask filmmaker David Hambridge, director and cinematographer of the documentary "Kifaru."

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 […]

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 1, 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.

Apr 26, 2019

Technical Communication Association Hosted SpeedCon 2019 – Diversified

On April 19, 2019, the Technical Communication Association led by President, Esther Kentish, hosted its annual unconference, SpeedCon 2019 – Diversified.   The event welcomed over 89 guests and was the TCA’s annual knowledge exchange gathering to promote the latest trends […]

Nov 15, 2018

MA Graduate Cecilia Tomasatti: 2018 CHASS Capstone Award Winner

The English Department is proud to announce the winner of this year’s CHASS Capstone Award is one of our own – Cecilia Tomasatti! WinnerStudent: Cecilia Tomasatti (MA English 2018 graduate, Linguistics Concentration)Project: Same Route, New Immigrants: Identity Practices and Forms […]

Nov 15, 2018

You’re Invited! Colloquium: Alumni Career Paths in Writing & Editing Panel

Everyone at NC State is welcome to come join us and our alumni in this colloquium panel! This will be the last colloquium for fall semester. Come attend and be open to discover something new!

Nov 9, 2018

NC State’s Walt Wolfram Receives UNC System’s Holshouser Award

For his work toward “improving the quality of life for all North Carolinians,” William C. Friday Distinguished University Professor Walt Wolfram has been honored with the 2018 Gov. James E. Holshouser Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service.

Jul 16, 2018

6 Expressions Say it All: Language Variation in the Tar Heel State

NC State linguist Walt Wolfram discusses six expressions that highlight North Carolina’s unique language tradition.

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."