Nov 16, 2016
NC State Literary Readings Series presents Percival Everett and the 2016 NC State Fiction Contest Awards
Author of nearly 30 books and judge of the 2016 NC State Fiction Contest, Percival Everett will read from his work. Contest winners will be announced. Open to the public.
Oct 20, 2016
NC State Literary Readings Series: Stephen Dunn
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and author of 16 collections of poetry, Stephen Dunn will read from his work with a book signing to follow. Open to the public.
Sep 14, 2016
NC State Literary Readings Series: Kaitlyn Greenidge
Author of We Love You, Charlie Freeman, Kaitlyn Greenidge will read from her work, with a book signing to follow. Open to the public.
Aug 1, 2016
Writers Make Top Sci-Fi, Fantasy List
Five writers from NC State’s MFA in Creative Writing Program are receiving recognition for their work in science fiction and fantasy. Editors of the Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy series selected stories from one MFA student, three alumni and one faculty member to its latest list of notable stories.
Jul 14, 2016 | Red and White for Life Alumni Blog
Arielle DeLisle has Found Her Voice in Phoenix
English and psychology alumna Arielle DeLisle is a lot like most of the alumni featured in the Red and White for Life blog's Wolfpack Nation series in that she lives far away from North Carolina. But in a way, the voice-over specialist and voice actor still lives in Raleigh by way of Phoenix, Ariz.
Jun 23, 2016 | WHQR
CoastLine: Gender Differences in Speech – Perception or Power Dynamic?
Language is widely considered to be as much a function of gender as any other gender expression – whether clothing, gender-normative interests such as interior decorating, or personality traits. Caroline Myrick, sociolinguistics, featured.
Jun 7, 2016
Research Explores How Hurricane Warnings Reach the Public
NC State graduate student Laura Zdanski studies how hurricane warnings are communicated to the public. As part of a recent literature review of public perception and response to hurricane flooding, Zdanski explored the flow of technical information from experts to those at risk (the public) and those responsible for mitigating risk (governmental agencies).
May 12, 2016
Finding King’s Speech
An NC State English professor's research is allowing the world to hear the first time Martin Luther King Jr. uttered the famous words, "I have a dream."
May 12, 2016
Rescuing a Script from Extinction
After trending toward extinction for decades, Vietnam’s ancient script, Chữ Nôm, now has a healthier outlook. With a few strokes on the keyboard, anyone with a computer can write in Nôm. The character 字, for instance, represents the Nôm word for “word.” NC State English professor John Balaban has helped lead many of the developments that kickstarted Nôm’s recovery, turning an endangered calligraphic way of writing into a preserved tradition.
May 12, 2016
Recipe for Success
Chef, restaurateur and TV star Vivian Howard can now add Distinguished Alumna to her long list of achievements.