My NC State Story: Clare Jordan (English ‘91)
English alumna Clare Jordan says her 25-year career in nonprofits started at NC State, where she helped launch the campus chapter of Habitat for Humanity. She says it’s true: humanities majors really can do anything.
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.
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.
Graduate School Spotlight: Tim Becker
NC State's Graduate School recently featured English student Tim Becker as its "Wolf of the Week."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.