English Students

Apr 17, 2018

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.

Mar 31, 2018

Graduate Student Notes for March 2018

ASSOCIATION OF ENGLISH GRADUATE STUDENTS CONFERENCE This year’s AEGS graduate conference included seven panels on the theme E.D.G.E. (Explore, Discover, Grow, Engage) and featured a keynote address by John Morillo on the process of research. Participants included 20 researchers from NC […]

Mar 28, 2018

38 Students Showcase Graduate Research at NC State Symposium

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences had 38 presenters and six award winners at this year's NC State Graduate Student Research Symposium.

Feb 28, 2018

Graduate Student Notes for February 2018

Emily Cataneo’s story “Seven Steps to Beauty for a Girl Named Avarice” was published February 28 in Nightmare magazine. Darya Levchenko presented “Loving Digital: How Romantic is Sci Film in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” at the interdisciplinary graduate […]

Feb 1, 2018

Graduate Student Notes for January 2018

Kendra Andrews’ digital piece “Multimodal Composing, Sketchnotes, and Idea Generation” was published in Kairos 22.2. The multimodal video on multimodal composition was animated by Mark Bentley (also in the CRDM program). 

Dec 31, 2017

Graduate Student Notes for December 2017

NC State’s graduate student chapter of the Rhetoric Society of America has been awarded a 2017–18 Graduate Student Chapter Special Event Award. The chapter, whose current president is Meridith Reed, will bring together rhetoric teachers and scholars from across North […]

Nov 30, 2017

Graduate Student Notes for November 2017

Jessica Hatcher and Jeanne Dyches (Iowa State University) presented “Infusing Critical Language Pedagogy into Disciplinary Literacy Practices” at the National Council of Teachers of English annual conference in St. Louis, Missouri. 

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 Myth” at the conference (Dis)junctions: Trauma and Mourning in a […]

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 and Division in America: How Donald Trump Won the 2016 […]