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February 2019

When MLK and the KKK Met in Raleigh: Jason Miller

February 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tompkins 123, United States

Sharing never-before-seen photos recently recovered from his archival research, Professor of English Jason Miller contextualizes Martin Luther King, Jr.’s only appearance at NC State University, in July 1966, when the KKK rallied in downtown Raleigh. This intentional counter-protest stole the headlines and continues to inform the fact that few in the NC State community even know about Dr. King’s appearance at Reynolds Coliseum. Dr. King’s speech is a stark reminder of the ways violence, anger and hatred surrounded him in the last years of his life.            

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“Supporting Graduate Student Writers”

February 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Caldwell Hall Room M8 (mezzanine level), United States

A Panel from The Graduate School: strategies for communicating discipline-specific writing conventions and expectations, mentoring graduate students, and incorporating writing instruction in graduate courses will be discussed.

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“Talking Black in America:” Screening and Panel Discussion

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ocracoke Ballroom at Talley Student Union, 2610 Cates Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States

Film screening of Talking Black in America, a documentary about language and African-American culture from the Language and Life Project at NC State. Panel discussion to follow.

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Dorianne Laux Poetry Reading

February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Talley Student Union: Currituck-Hatteras Suite, 2610 Cates Ave
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States

Join us for a poetry reading with Dorianne Laux, an award-winning poet and a faculty member in NC State's MFA in Creative Writing program. Laux’s fifth collection, "The Book of Men," was awarded The Paterson Prize. Her fourth book, "Facts About the Moon" won The Oregon Book Award and was short-listed for the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize. Laux is also the author, among other works, of "Awake; What We Carry," a finalist for the National Book Critic’s Circle Award She is the co-author of the celebrated text "The Poet's Companion: A Guide to the Pleasures of Writing Poetry." Her latest book, "Only As the Day is Long: New and Selected," is forthcoming from W.W. Norton.

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Getting Started With Social Media Analytics on Crimson Hexagon

February 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
ITTC Lab 2 at the D. H. Hill Library, DH Hill Library
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

In this session geared toward researchers who may want to explore using social media data, you'll learn how to use the Libraries' new social media database, Crimson Hexagon. Led by Communication faculty members Nicole Lee and Jean Goodwin.

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March 2019

College State Employees: SEANC Event

March 5 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Caldwell Lounge, 2221 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27607 United States

State employees in our college are invited for lunch with representatives of the State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC). Learn more about the association and its benefits for NC state employees and retirees.

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Ada Limón Poetry Reading & 2019 NC State Poetry Contest Awards Ceremony

March 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Talley Student Union: Mountains Ballroom, 2610 Cates Ave
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States

Ada Limón is the author of five books of poetry, including Bright Dead Things, which was named a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award in Poetry, a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, a finalist for the 2016 National Book Critics Circle Award, and one of the Top Ten Poetry Books of the Year by The New York Times. Her other books include Lucky Wreck, This Big Fake World, and Sharks in the Rivers. Her new collection, The Carrying, was released by Milkweed Editions in August of 2018 and has been called “her best yet” by NPR, “remarkable” by The New York Times, “exquisite” by the Washington Post, and one of the Ten Titles to Pick Up Now by O Magazine. She serves on the faculty of Queens University of Charlotte Low Residency M.F.A program, and the 24Pearl Street online program for the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center. She also works as a freelance writer in Lexington, Kentucky.

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A Wise, Well Wolfpack (Brown Bag)

March 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Caldwell Lounge, United States

University Wellness & Recreation will share stress management techniques and key life hacks to help you find balance in your life. They'll also talk about the many factors that impact your health and how to improve your overall well-being. Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend!

Optional: If you're interested, they will also bring equipment to conduct individual body composition screenings that will provide you with important information about your lean muscle mass, body fat, and health.

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Dialog 2.0: Social Movements, Online Communication & Transformation

March 28 - March 30
Caldwell Lounge, 2221 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27607 United States

The CRDM 2019 Symposium is a Lightning Rod Event sponsored by the College of Humanities & Social Sciences, the Office of Institutional Equity & Diversity, College of Design, School of Public & International Affairs, Department of Communication, and Department of Sociology & Anthropology.

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April 2019

Spring Faculty Meeting

April 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Caldwell Lounge, 2221 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27607 United States

The college's Spring faculty meeting will be held April 15, 2019, in Caldwell Lounge from noon - 1:30 p.m. A light lunch will be served. An agenda will follow at a later date.

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