Nov 15, 2017
Laura Severin Named Head, Department of English
NC State’s Department of English will welcome Laura Severin as head, effective January 1, 2018. Severin takes over from Tony Harrison, who will return to the faculty after serving as head with energy and distinction for 11 years.
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.
Apr 19, 2017 | WUNC 91.5
Movies On The Radio: Dystopian Films
WUNC's host Frank Stasio talks with expert Marsha Gordon, film professor at NC State, about how dystopian art emerges from societal reaction to politics and government.
Apr 10, 2017 | The Conversation
The Sound of Inclusion: Why Teachers’ Words Matter
NC State's Language and Life project is a valuable tool for teachers seeking to understand the role and value of linguistic diversity in the classroom.
Mar 10, 2017 | Associated Press
Dystopian Fiction is Selling Like There’s No Tomorrow
Dystopian works, long staples of English lit courses, are attracting new audiences. John Morillo, English, featured.
Feb 10, 2017 | WUNC 91.5 North Carolina Public Radio
Sam Fuller Broke The Mold For Hollywood War Films
Professor Marsha Gordon's new book "Film is like a Battleground " explores the legacy of 1950s filmmaker Sam Fuller. Listen to her discuss the book on WUNC's The State of Things.
Feb 10, 2017 | The News and Observer
NC State Professor Marsha Gordon Wants You to Know Director Sam Fuller
Marsha Gordon, film studies professor at NC State, discusses her new book, “Film is Like a Battleground: Sam Fuller’s War Movies” with The News and Observer.
Jan 15, 2017 | National Geographic
For Princesses, the Question Remains: Who’s the Fairest?
Linguists Karen Eisenhauer of North Carolina State University and Carmen Fought of Pitzer College analyzed the dialogue from 12 Disney movies, finding that in early films 60 percent of compliments to females related to looks and just 9 percent to abilities.
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.