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Oct 31, 2017

Graduate Student Notes for October 2017

Zac Lunn (MFA) won 3rd place in the 2017 Raymond Carver Contest sponsored by Carve Magazine. On October 20, Matthew Sarda (MA) presented “American ‘Heroes’ Inverted: Descrambling the American Trauma Hero […]

Oct 9, 2017

Meet Our 2017-18 Dean’s Scholars

Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to introduce the latest recipients of the Dean's Scholar Award.

Sep 30, 2017

Graduate Student Notes for September

CHASS Capstone Award Nominees The following 2017 master’s degree graduates have been nominated for the CHASS Outstanding Capstone Award: MA English Alison Martin (Barbara Bennett and Emily Winderman COM)—“Rhetoric of Identification […]

Sep 3, 2017

Graduate Student Notes

Threa Almontaser published her poem “Sympathy for Foreign Mothers” in the Baltimore Review.

Jul 31, 2017

Dialects Aren’t ‘Bad English’ — They’re Patterns

Graduate student Jessica Hatcher discusses the importance of educating teachers and others about language variation.

Jul 1, 2017

Graduate Student Notes for May/June

Caroline Myrick presented “The Importance of Dialect Dictionaries in the Caribbean” at the Dictionary Society of North America (DSNA) 21st Biennial conference in Cave Hill, Barbados, on June 9. The […]

May 4, 2017 | College of Humanities and Social Sciences News

Constructing Identity Among Italians at NC State

Using language as a window into their experiences, NC State graduate student and Fulbright fellow Cecilia Tomasatti conducted interviews with not only Italian students, but also faculty, about what it’s like to adapt to another country’s climate, culture and cuisine.

May 3, 2017

Graduate Student Notes for April 2017

Krystin Gollihue (CRDM) published her essay “Becoming Sensate: New Approaches to Observing Play” in First Person Scholar. Marisa Incremona (Rhetoric & Composition) presented “Blog Writing as a Metacognitive Writing Tool” […]

Apr 24, 2017

Marisa Incremona, Conference

Marisa Incremona, a first-year MA student in Rhetoric and Composition, will lead “A conversation on multimodal visual analysis” at the Unconference for (Ex)change hosted by NC State’s chapter of the Rhetoric Society […]

Apr 20, 2017 | College of Humanities and Social Sciences News

Language, Gender and Disney Princesses

With billions of dollars in box office and retail sales, the films in Disney’s Princess collection have an immense reach. And while entertaining, their messages can also be influential in how children learn about social norms and behaviors. In this Q&A, NC State graduate student Karen Eisenhauer discusses her research on how language in the Disney Princess movies can depict and represent gender roles.