English

Sep 24, 2018

My NC State Story: Brian Riddick (English ’08)

English alumnus Brian Riddick shares how he realized that his love of literature and creative writing was not a path to law but a destination in and of itself. He recently self-published his first short story.

Aug 30, 2018  |  NC State Alumni Association

Moving Pictures: ‘Hondros’ Follows Life, Career of Alum Chris Hondros

A new documentary tells the story of Chris Hondros (English ’93) and his work photographing conflicts around the world. NC State will screen the film at 7 p.m. on Sept. 27 in the James B. Hunt Jr. Library auditorium.

Jun 27, 2018  |  The Graduate School

Graduate School Spotlight: Tim Becker

NC State's Graduate School recently featured English student Tim Becker as its "Wolf of the Week." 

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.