Balaban Honored for Community Service
The Association of Writers and Writing Programs has awarded English professor John Balaban its prestigious George Garrett Award for Outstanding Community Service in Literature.
Online Tool Aims to Help Researchers Sift Through 15 Centuries of Data
Digital humanities scholars are launching a powerful new system to help researchers more quickly and accurately sift through hundreds of thousands of archives and articles related to materials dating from 450 A.D. to the 20th century.
5 Questions on Langston Hughes – MLK Link
English professor Jason Miller takes on five questions about his new book, Origins of the Dream, which makes a tangible link between the poetry of Langston Hughes and the prose of Martin Luther King Jr.
Linguistics of Sound Change
Heidi Klumpe, a Park Scholar at NC State, discusses what it was like to do research on sound change as an undergraduate while taking an Introduction to Linguistics course through NC State's English department.
The Pointe of It
Practice and persistence are paying off for Sarah Egan Warren, who has returned to the ballet lessons she abandoned at age 12.
Severin Named ACE Fellow
English professor Laura Severin has been selected as one of 50 fellows at the American Council on Education for the 2011-12 academic year.
E-Publishing Kindles Sales
Author and NC State lecturer Elisa Lorello published a book, titled Faking It, on Kindle through Amazon.com and saw sales surge.
Bring Your Own Laptop
Students in a pilot project tested a classroom design with wireless Internet access and power outlets for personal laptops, eliminating the need for the class to use computer labs.
McCorkle Publishes Collection
English Professor Jill McCorkle has published Going Away Shoes, her latest collection of short stories.
New Book on Victorian Poet
Dr. Tony Harrison, department head and distinguished professor of English, has a new book about a Victorian poet and critic due out this month.