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Tag: Dept. of English

Protesters march during a Ku Klux Klan rally in downtown Raleigh.

Jan 10, 2020

Landmark Exhibit Unearths History

In "When MLK and the KKK Met in Raleigh," English professor Jason Miller reveals never-before-published photos from Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic 1966 visit to Raleigh. 

Poet Gerald Barrax sits at his desk.

Dec 12, 2019

‘The Job of a Poet Is to Tell the Truth’: Remembering Gerald Barrax

Former students and colleagues share their impressions of Gerald Barrax, emeritus professor of English, who died Dec. 7. 

Understanding James Baldwin held in front of Talley

Dec 3, 2019

Wolfpack Writers: Marc Dudley

We caught up with English professor Marc Dudley to learn more about his book "Understanding James Baldwin," part of the Understanding Contemporary American Literature series. 

two asian-american girls walk down the street

Nov 15, 2019

A Largely Untapped Universe: Exploring Race in Nontheatrical Films

English professor Marsha Gordon explains how films never destined for theaters can inform our understanding of race and culture in the U.S. 

cover photo of "What the Dog Knows" young readers edition

Nov 1, 2019

Wolfpack Writers: Cat Warren

We caught up with English professor Cat Warren to learn more about her young readers edition of "What the Dog Knows." 

book cover photo on Court of North Carolina

Oct 1, 2019

Wolfpack Writers: Christopher Ruocchio

We caught up with English alumnus Christopher Ruocchio to learn more about his science fiction novel "Empire of Silence." 

A red plan rests on a notepad.

Sep 16, 2019

Submit Your Stories to the 2019 NC State Fiction Contest

Drawing more than 300 entrants last year, the NC State Fiction Contest is one of the largest free-to-enter writing contests in the South. 

"Swimming Between Worlds" book cover

Sep 6, 2019

Wolfpack Writers: Elaine Neil Orr

We caught up with English professor Elaine Neil Orr to learn more about her historical novel "Swimming Between Worlds." 

Students walking in Brickyard

Aug 21, 2019

Two NC State Professors Awarded National Endowment for the Humanities Grants

The grants awarded to history professor David Ambaras and film studies professor Marsha Gordon are part of $29 million in awards that will fund 215 humanities projects across the country. 

Nov 9, 2018

NC State’s Walt Wolfram Receives UNC System’s Holshouser Award

For his work toward "improving the quality of life for all North Carolinians," William C. Friday Distinguished University Professor Walt Wolfram has been honored with the 2018 Gov. James E. Holshouser Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service.