How Memes Use Humor to Discredit African-American English
A recent study from linguistics graduate student Shalina Omar finds video memes can use humor to contribute to — and reinforce — negative views of black culture.
NC State Professor’s Novel Connects Her Two Worlds of Africa and the South
Author and NC State Professor of English Elaine Neil Orr explores the civil rights movement in Winston-Salem, NC, in her new novel, “Swimming Between Worlds."
Orchestra Event Honors Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream
"The Dream is Alive," a concert celebrating Martin Luther King, includes a talk with English prof. Jason Miller, an expert on King's 1962 speech in Rocky Mount that inspired MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech, as well as the concert's world-premiere composition.
English Prof. Shows Langston Hughes’ Hidden Influence on MLK
NC State Professor of English Jason Miller offers a new analysis of poet Langston Hughes' influence on some of Martin Luther King's most powerful speeches.
When MLK and the KKK met in Raleigh
In this op-ed, English Professor Jason Miller recounts when Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at Reynolds Coliseum on NC State's campus in 1966, while factions of the Ku Klux Klan protested in downtown Raleigh.
38 Students Showcase Graduate Research at NC State Symposium
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences had 38 presenters and six award winners at this year's NC State Graduate Student Research Symposium.
Movies on the Radio: Ladies Who Lead
NC State film studies prof. Marsha Gordon discusses films that feature strong female leads.
Four Professors Named Faculty Scholars
NC State’s 2017-2018 class of University Faculty Scholars includes four professors from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
#MeToo on the 1930s Silver Screen
On Australian radio, NC State Professor of Film Studies Marsha Gordon talks about movies from the 1930s that demonstrate how far back sexual predation and exploitation of women go on the silver screen, and how integral these views were to Hollywood’s imagining of women’s lives.
‘Art United’ Workshop Coming on March 22
In support of diversity and inclusiveness on campus, NCSU Libraries is partnering with NC State's MFA in Creative Writing program to host “Art United,” a writing and art workshop in spring 2018.