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McKeever
English senior Sarah McKeever presented at the 3rd DISSH Symposium!
English senior Sarah McKeever was one of the presenters in the student and instructional panel at the 3rd Digital Innovation and Scholarship in Social Sciences and Humanities (DISSH) Symposium on March 16, 2017. For the past two years, Sarah has worked as an intern for the Donne Varorium project led by Professor Jeffrey Johnson, building her own research agenda along the way. Sarah’s Student Spotlight

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Nerd Nite March 2017
Join Brian Glover and Andrea Kitta for Nerd Nite on 3/24!
This Friday, 3/24, Professors Brian Glover and Andrea Kitta will be talking atNerd Nite — a “fun-yet-informative event where speakers present about something they’re passionate about, for people who are “interested in nerdery and good beer.”  More info below and attached. We hope you will join us! Bike Infrastructure: Beyond Paint By Brian Glover Description: Bicycles are fun, stylish, efficient, and,

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Phil Clay Portrait
Recap of National Book Award Winner Phil Klay’s Visit to ECU
Last week, ECU hosted the 2017 Veterans Writing Workshop. The workshop featured National Book Award-winning author Phil Klay. The annual Veterans Writing Workshop is designed to coach and mentor veterans and military-connected writers to record their stories of service. The event is an English Department initiative in concert with ECU Veteran Services and other departments and local agencies. Committee members

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EGSC17
7th Annual ECU English Graduate Student Conference
Mark your calendars for the Seventh Annual ECU English Graduate Student Conference, on March 25th from 10:00am-2:00pm. English graduates, if you are interested in submitting a 250-word proposal, please email your proposal with title by March 22nd to Teresa Bryson (atbryson15@students.ecu.edu). All proposals will be accepted. This conference provides an opportunity to: *Learn about the work and interests of your

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MargaretBauer
Congratulations to Margaret Bauer!
Congratulations to Margaret Bauer, whose personal essay “Design of Darkness” was just published in the Spring 2017 issue of storySouth. You can read it online here: http://www.storysouth.com/2017/03/design-of-darkness.html. storySouth showcases the best fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry that writers from the new south have to offer. Special emphasis is given to finding and promoting the works of promising new writers.

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