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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.

Jul 3, 2018

Six Must-See 21st Century Documentaries About Life in North Carolina

Film studies professor Marsha Gordon lists six memorable documentaries, released within the past 20 years, that capture the spirit of North Carolina.

Jun 27, 2018

Graduate School Spotlight: Tim Becker

NC State's Graduate School recently featured English student Tim Becker as its "Wolf of the Week." 

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."

Jun 22, 2018  |  The Graduate School News

Wolf of the Week: Stories from the Field

Each week, the Graduate School will feature a graduate student or postdoc who exemplifies exceptional leadership and communication skills both inside and outside of the classroom. The Wolf of the Week student will share research, personal NC State anecdotes and some tips for success. Tim Becker is a Masters student in the English department, and his research focuses on epistemology in the teaching of writing.

Jun 21, 2018

The Cult Classics That Never Die

From “Pink Flamingos” to “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” cult films have staying power. NC State film studies professor Marsha Gordon discusses the genre on “Movies On The Radio” with WUNC-FM State of Things host Frank Stasio.

Jun 18, 2018

You Can’t Play With Us: The Discursive Exclusion of Colin Kaepernick

When NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem, debates flared. What was going on beneath the surface of those public conversations? As someone studying rhetoric and composition, NC State graduate student Jose Martinez dove deep to research the discursive exchanges that followed Kaepernick's actions.

May 31, 2018

Take a Summer Creative Writing Course at NC State

This summer, NC State University's Creative Writing Program is offering a five-week introductory course that is open to Triangle residents.

May 18, 2018

Humanities and Social Sciences Staff Recognized for Excellence and Service

The college recognized six staff members for 2018 Awards for Excellence during an annual luncheon celebrating all staff and their service to Humanities and Social Sciences.

May 11, 2018

Outstanding Seniors Awarded NC State’s Highest Non-Academic Distinction

Three NC State graduating seniors received the 2018 Mathews Medal, the highest non-academic distinction awarded to NC State students. Two are students in Humanities and Social Sciences. The award, administered by the Alumni Association Student Ambassador Program, recognizes seniors who have made significant contributions to the university and created a lasting legacy.