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Lida Cope organizes roundtable at the Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center
As part of community outreach in Czech Moravian communities in Texas, Lida Cope of ECU’s Department of English organized a roundtable Legacy of Svatava Jakobson (with Roger Kolar, Thadious Polasek, and Woody Smith of Austin and Moravia, Texas) in the Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center in La Grange, TX, on May 19, 2017. The roundtable was followed by the

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Recent ECU Grad Ina Cariño has been published!
Recent ECU grad Ina Carino has just published this fine poem, written for John Hoppenthaler’s Advanced Poetry Workshop in the spring, in One! http://one.jacarpress.com/#Josephine%20Cari%C3%B1o Josephine Cariño completed her degree at East Carolina University in English with a minor in music. Her poem “Postlude” was a finalist for december magazine’s 2015 Jeff Marks Poetry Prize. Josephine will be attending North Carolina

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John Hoppenthaler’s 9/11 poem “A Jar of Rain” has been reprinted
John Hoppenthaler’s 9/11 poem, “A Jar of Rain,” has been reprinted in the anthology Eyes Glowing at the Edge of the Woods: Fiction and Poetry from West Virginia (West Virginia UP, 2017). https://www.newpages.com/book-reviews/eyes-glowing-at-edge-of-woods

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Join ECU Alumni Lindsay Saunders and her fundraising campaign Speak Up
Check out and take advantage of this opportunity to help ECU alumna Lindsay Saunders!! Saunders is a grassroots advocate with “RESULTS-a movement of passionate, committed everyday people. Together, we use our voices to influence political decisions that will bring an end to poverty.” Saunders is “participating in Speak Up, a fundraising campaign to support RESULTS and the work that [she

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Congratulations to English’s teaching award winners!
In addition to news of Rick Taylor being recognized with the UNC Board of Governors Distinguished Professor for Teaching Award and Nicole Sidhu receiving her Scholar-Teacher Award, several other colleagues were celebrated and recognized at the University Teaching Awards ceremony. Also recognized were Erin Frost (finalist for Alumni Association/Jones Teaching Award), Andrea Kitta (nominee for Alumni Association/Jones Teaching Award), and David Wilson-Okamura

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