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Nov 15, 2019

Sign Up for These Classes to Chat With Margaret Atwood

Author Margaret Atwood will speak at NC State November 15, 2019. Students enrolled in certain classes get the added bonus of meeting with her to discuss her book, Oryx and Crake.

Sep 20, 2019

Parents and Families Weekend: “American Politics in the Age of Trump” What You Can Expect in the 2020 Election

During this Parents and Families Weekend event, two of NC State's esteemed political scientists will weigh in on common questions about the upcoming 2020 election.

Sep 10, 2019

Faculty Awards and Welcome Reception

All Humanities and Social Sciences faculty and staff are warmly invited to attend this welcome back event and celebration of faculty excellence.

Jun 3, 2019

Register Now: Center for Oral History Training Institute 2019

Center for Oral History Training Institute | June 3 - 7, 2019 | Hunt Library | Interested in learning oral history and research interview methodologies? For one week, instructors from the Center for Oral History at the Sciene History Institute will work with scholars and researchers who are planning or have started research where interviewing is a core component. Fee to attend.

May 1, 2019

May 1 Deadline: Apply for the Tim Wallace Research Endowment Scholarship

The Tim Wallace Research Scholarship for Summer 2019, Fall 2019, or Spring 2020 is awarded to a Humanities and Social Sciences undergraduate for expenses related to conducting independent research in a Latin American or Caribbean country. Applications due May 1.

Apr 24, 2019

2019 MFA in Creative Writing Graduate Reading

2019 graduates of the NC State University MFA in Creative Writing Program present readings from their work. Past years’ MFA graduates have gone on to win the APR/Honickman First Book Prize, the Nebula Award, the Masters Review Anthology Prize and the World Science Fiction Award and receive a Provincetown Fellowship, NC Arts Council Fellowship, Fulbright Scholarship and Ron Wallace Poetry Fellowship, among other honors.

Apr 23, 2019

What Did We Find Living on our Campus? Never Home Alone @ NC State

Ever wondered what critters might be sharing your room with you? Our current Wolfpack Citizen Science Challenge, Never Home Alone @ NCSU, asks students on and near campus to find and photograph insects and other life that they encounter in their home, dorm or apartment. Participating students are playing a part in the first scientific study to comprehensively examine the biodiversity of indoor spaces on a college campus. Never Home Alone @ NCSU is part of a larger worldwide project to study the species in homes by the Dunn Lab at NC State. Challenge winners will be announced at this event, with prizes to the residence hall with the most participation, the participants with the most observations, and participants who observe the most species. Free and open to the public; please register.

Apr 18, 2019

Leila May: Mirror Imagery in Victorian Fiction English Department Speakers Series Lecture

Prof. Leila May’s talk, "All the Reflected Light We Cannot See: Mirror Imagery in Victorian Fiction," explores the theme of vision and revision, by discussing the role of mirror imagery in Victorian fiction. Her investigation reveals Victorian obsessions with philosophical themes not only of reality and illusion but of selfhood, the passage of time, and, most persistently, an obsession with death and ghostly afterlife.

Apr 17, 2019

Sexy Shark Tank

Improving sexual communication--Shark Tank Style!

Apr 17, 2019

Exhibit Reception for Brace for Impact! Invention, Innovation and Creativity at NC State

Join us for the opening reception for "Brace for Impact! Invention, Innovation and Creativity at NC State," a student-curated exhibit that highlights, among others, several Humanities and Social Sciences faculty and alumni and their projects. Please RSVP by April 5.