English

Jun 15, 2020

Meet our Students: Kelly Keener

Kelly Keener (She/Her/Hers) Hometown: Cary, NC Year: Senior, class of ‘20 Major: English Major with a Concentration in Literature   What are some of your favorite classes? There are so many to choose from! If I had to name just […]

May 26, 2020

Meet Our Students: Christian Okoth

Get to know Christian Okoth, a junior in Rhetoric and Professional Writing (aka LWR), double-majoring in Statistics.

Mar 10, 2020  |  English Students

Meet Our Students: Caleb Bartholomew

Get to know Caleb Bartholomew, a senior in Literature, with his reflections on the department and advice for incoming students.

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 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 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 18, 2018

Ina Cariño (MFA ’19) Wins Poetry Broadside Contest

Josephine “Ina” Cariño’s poem “Feast” was the winner of Sundress Publications’ 2017 Poetry Broadside Contest. Broadsides of the poem will be printed at Sundress Academy for the Arts and are available for pre-order at their online store. Like much of Cariño’s […]

May 18, 2018

2018 Distinguished Capstone Awards

Four English graduate students have received 2018 Distinguished Capstone Awards from the English Department. These projects will also be nominated for the 2017-18 Humanities & Social Sciences Capstone Award competition, which takes place in September. MA English Matt Sarda (Advisor: […]

Oct 15, 2015

English Professor’s Film Brings Oxford Archaeological Project to Life

“Great Houses Make Not Men Holy,” a film co-created by professor of medieval and early modern literature Jim Knowles, virtually reconstructs a medieval friary at Oxford, England. Oxford Archaeology has been excavating the site where a shopping mall now stands, and the group is using Knowles’ film to add context to the artifacts they're finding.

Oct 12, 2015

Online Tool Aims to Help Researchers Sift Through 15 Centuries of Data

Digital humanities scholars from NC State University and Texas A&M University are launching a powerful new system to help researchers more quickly and accurately sift through hundreds of thousands of archives and articles related to materials dating from 450 A.D. to the 20th century. The new tool, called BigDIVA, will be formally unveiled later this month.