How Memes Use Humor to Discredit African-American English
A recent study from linguistics graduate student Shalina Omar finds video memes can use humor to contribute to — and reinforce — negative views of black culture.
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.
#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.
‘Art United’ Workshop Coming on March 22
In support of diversity and inclusiveness on campus, NCSU Libraries is partnering with NC State's MFA in Creative Writing program to host “Art United,” a writing and art workshop in spring 2018.
Recreating MLK’s “Dream” Speech in Rocky Mount
NC State English Professor Jason Miller and others are re-staging Martin Luther King's first "I Have a Dream" speech in Rocky Mount's Booker T. Washington Gymnasium at 6:00 pm on Feb. 23. The recreation will be filmed for use in Miller's documentary film entitled Origin of the Dream.
Alum’s Documentary Shines Light on Real Lives of Teachers
Film studies alum Rob Phillips got to pursue his passion for documentaries in "Teacher of the Year," a film that explores the complexities of teaching in the 21st century.
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.
Explore Queen Victoria’s Lost Garden Pavilion Through 3D Virtual Model
An interdisciplinary team of NC State researchers has virtually reconstructed a lost piece of history.
Submit Your Stories to the NC State Fiction Contest
Drawing more than 300 entrants last year, this free literary contest is open to North Carolina residents and is one of the largest free-to-enter writing contests in the South.