Research Feature

Dec 2, 2013

Three CHASS Faculty Named University Faculty Scholars

Three CHASS faculty members have been named University Faculty Scholars, an honor reserved for top NC State early- and mid-career faculty. John Begeny (Psychology), Akram Khater (History) and Tim Stinson (English) are among 20 NC State faculty who will receive $10,000 in donated funds for each of the next five years to support their academic endeavors.

Nov 13, 2013

Poet John Donne, Live at the Hunt Library … Almost

John Donne, one of England's most famous poets and priests, delivered his “Gunpowder Day” sermon on November 5, 1622, at London’s St. Paul’s Cathedral. Exactly 391 years later, he delivered it again on November 5, 2013, at the Hunt Library at NC State. Well, virtually speaking.

Oct 14, 2013

Linguistics Project the Talk of the Fair

If you speak one of the diverse dialects of North Cackalacky, you'll feel right at home visiting Walt Wolfram's display at the State Fair this month. Speak nicely and you may even get a button, courtesy of the North Carolina Language and Life Project.

Mar 13, 2013

Flexibility Adds Function to First-Year Writing Program

Research conducted by Dr. Susan K. Miller-Cochran and Dana Gierdowski has created classrooms that bridge the gap between feasibility and flexibility.

Mar 7, 2013

CHASS Marks Golden Jubilee With Multimedia Timeline

2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. While the humanities and social sciences have been woven into the fabric of NC State University's history from its earliest days, our college was officially established as a unique entity in 1963. For our Golden Jubilee, we've assembled a multimedia timeline that reflects the college’s rich history, provides some insights about who we are, and maybe even hints at what the future might hold. Enjoy!

Feb 4, 2013

Core Sounders Premieres

For the Core Sound residents of Carteret County, commercial fishing has been a way of life for three centuries. But the sustained seclusion that has protected their culture—and their dialect—is fast eroding. CoreSounders, a film produced by Distinguished Professor of English Walt Wolfram and directed by the Emmy Award-winning Neal Hutcheson, showcases the unique community of Carteret County. Join us for the film premiere at the North Carolina Museum of History in downtown Raleigh at 7 p.m. on March 14, 2013.

Aug 31, 2011

Time Machine: See and Hear John Donne Preach (Sort Of)

CHASS Professor of English John Wall is using modern technology to simulate time travel: He's working with an international team to recreate the sights and sounds of one of John Donne's most important sermons at St. Paul's in virtual space.Best of all, he’s hoping to make it available to anyone who is interested.