English News Archives

Dec 01, 2023
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Feder Interviews Neurobiologist Sapolsky in Tikkun

Dr. Helena Feder's new interview with neurobiologist Robert Sapolsky was published recently in Tikkun. In the interview, Sapolsky, whose new book Determined was released in October, states, "That is the meaning...

Nov 15, 2023
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Gueye Featured in African Literature Today

Dr. Marame Gueye's article “The Panegyric of the Champion: How Wolof Wrestlers Borrowed From Female Oral Genres to Win in and Outside the Arena” was published in African Literature Today...

Nov 14, 2023
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Squint and Pine attend 2023 SAMLA Conference

Dr. Kirstin Squint and English M.A. student Amy Pine attended the 2023 South Atlantic Modern Language Association conference in Atlanta, Georgia, from November 9-11. At the conference, both presented research...

Nov 14, 2023
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Hoppenthaler’s Work Appears ins Two Venues

Two poems about OCD from John Hoppenthaler's new book, Night Wing over Metropolitan Area, are discussed in an article in Synapsis: A Health Humanities Journal. His poem "The Nature of...

Nov 06, 2023
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Herron’s Class Travels to Agecroft Hall

Dr. Tom Herron's ENGL 4100/6151 course, “Seventeenth-Century Literature”  took a one-day field trip to Agecroft Hall and Gardens in Richmond, VA. Agecroft Hall is a 16th-century (early modern) English manor...

Oct 24, 2023
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Sugg Named ECU Chief of Police

Current English Ph.D. candidate Jason Sugg has been appointed Chief of the ECU Police Department. Sugg's research focuses on police rhetorics as well as professional and organizational communication and community...

Oct 13, 2023
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Johnson and Tabari Publish Two Articles

Dr. Mark Johnson, in collaboration with Mahmoud Abdi Tabari at the University of Nevada, Reno, has recently published two journal articles. The first, “Planning in L2 Writing: A Research Synthesis...

Oct 11, 2023
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Gueye Lectures at College of Charleston

On October 4th and 5th, Dr. Marame Gueye was invited by the African Studies Program at the College of Charleston to give a public talk entitled: "The Fabric of Family:...

Oct 09, 2023
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Clark’s Research Featured in ECU News

Faculty in the Departments of English and Geography, Planning and Environment are part of an international team that recently received a $1.5 million grant from the Wellcome Trust, a global...

Oct 06, 2023
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Kitta Publishes Article

Dr. Andrea Kitta recently published an article in the book Behind the Mask: Vernacular Culture in the Time of COVID with the University Press of Colorado. Her article is titled, “Fake Grannies,...