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Jul 14, 2017 | The Conversation

Combatting Stereotypes About Appalachian Dialects

There’s a long history of misconceptions about the Appalachian dialect. Walt Wolfram, sociolinguistics, featured.

Jul 12, 2017

Therese Fowler Named 2017 Distinguished Alumna

Novelist Therese Fowler (MFA '05) has earned the top award for alumni of NC State's College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Jun 21, 2017 | WUNC-FM

Movies on the Radio: Superhero Films That Soared, Or Splattered

NC State film studies prof Marsha Gordon joins WUNC State of Things host Frank Stasio to discuss what we look for in our heroes, who should count as “super,” how the genre is changing and whether technology is helping or hurting it.

Jun 9, 2017 | Build.aol.com

Wolfram in NYC to discuss “Talking Black in America”

NC State Professor of English Walt Wolfram was in New York recently to discuss "Talking Black in America" on the Build Series. The documentary produced by Wolfram and NC State's Language and Life Project explores the story and impact of African American speech in our culture.

May 31, 2017 | WUNC-FM

Movies on the Radio: Best and Worst Remakes

Film remakes can introduce a beloved film to a new audience or take a mediocre movie to a new level of greatness. But when a remake is badly executed, it can butcher a cherished classic. On this edition of “Movies on the Radio,” film expert and NC State English Professor Marsha Gordon picks apart the artistry of a remake.

May 24, 2017 | WUNC-FM

A Poet Reflects On The Strangeness of America

State of Things host Frank Stasio talks with Jon Thompson about his career as a poet and writer. Thompson is an English professor at NC State University. He is also the founding editor of “Free Verse: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry and Poetics” and the editor of “Free Verse Editions.”

May 22, 2017 | Giving News

Building a Legacy

NC State alumna Clare Jordan founded the campus chapter of Habitat for Humanity more than 25 years ago. She now supports an endowment that will benefit students who are completing nonprofit internships.

May 11, 2017 | WUNC

Movies On The Radio: Best and Worst Remake Films

Film experts Marsha Gordon and Laura Boyes take a stab at the remake films you revere or reject. Film studies professor Marsha Gordon featured.

May 10, 2017

Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2017 Graduates

Our army of nearly 38,600 Humanities and Social Sciences alumni will grow even larger this spring, as nearly 1,000 of our undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work. Meet a few of our outstanding graduates and see what's next for them after commencement.

May 10, 2017

Celebrating Our Staff

The college held its annual staff awards luncheon April 20 to recognize and celebrate Humanities and Social Sciences staff. Eight staff members were nominated for awards for excellence. The college also recognized staff members who have reached milestone years in their careers with the state.