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Berryman keynotes Duke TIP State Recognition Ceremony
English major and Honors College EC Scholar Glenesha Berryman was a keynote speaker at the 2018 Duke TIP State Recognition Ceremony held at ECU’s Hendrix Theater on Friday, May 11, 2018. Glenesha spoke to the attending 7th graders enrolled in the 7th Grade Duke TIP Talent Search program about “minding the gap” as they progress from middle school to high

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Cariño’s poem “Feast” printed in broadside
Broadsides of East Carolina Department of English alumna Ina Cariño’s poem “Feast” are available for pre-order. “Feast” was the winner of our 2017 Poetry Broadside Contest.   The broadsides will be printed at Sundress Academy for the Arts on a full-size working 19th century Challenge copy of a C&P old-style letterpress.   Josephine “Ina” Cariño’s work has appeared in such

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Graduation
Congratulations ECU Graduates!!
Congratulations ECU English Class of 2018! A special shout out to the department’s Outstanding Graduating Students: Undergrad: Victoria Ann Dudley, with honorable mentions going to  Madeline Ann Daniel and Paige A. Vaughan.   Master’s: Omar Sutherland, with honorable mentions going to Cameron Green and Kelsey Burroughs.   As we wrap up the semester, we would like to wish all of our: graduates, current students, and faculty,

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Congratulations to Wendy Sharer, Tracy Morse, Michelle Eble, William Banks!
  Congratulations to Wendy Sharer, Tracy Morse, Michelle Eble, and Will Banks, whose edited collection Reclaiming Accountability: Improving Writing Programs through Accreditation and Large-Scale Assessments (Utah State UP, 2016) has been selected as the winner of the 2018 Council of Writing Program Administrators Best Book Award. Reclaiming Accountability brings together a series of critical case studies of writing programs that have

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Congratulations to Andrea Kitta!!
Congratulations to Andrea Kitta, whose article “Medicine and Health Practices” was just published in The Oxford Handbook of American Folklore and Folklife Studies. It can be found here.   Here’s the abstract: Folk medicine and health practices have long been thought to be primarily old-fashioned and antithetical to modern medicine, whereas in actuality they are often used alongside and as

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