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Woodward visits ECU
Bob Woodward visited ECU Wednesday evening as the premier speaker of this year’s Voyages of Discovery Lecture Series, directed by English professor Jeffrey Johnson. Woodward spoke on his career reporting presidential politics, including offering insights into the current campaign season. At left, Dr. Johnson speaks with Mr. Woodward during the event.

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English faculty members featured in Digital Humanities article
Jeffrey Johnson, who works on the Digital Donne project, is quoted in a recent ECU News Bureau article on Digital Humanities. The article also highlights Tom Herron’s “Centering Spenser” website and Margaret Bauer’s Wilmington Massacre project, which she works on with Karen Zipf from History. Go English! The article may be found on DISSH at ECU here: http://www.ecu.edu//cs-admin/news/Digital-Scholarship.cfm Don’t miss

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Ethnic Studies Film Series: Free Angela and All Political Prisoners (2012)
We are happy to announce the second screening of the Fall 2016 Ethnic Studies Film Series! Film title: Free Angela and All Political Prisoners (Dir. Shola Lynch, 2012) Presented in Partnership with the LWCC Reel Talk Series Guest Speaker: Dr. Mark Villacorta Time: 6PM, 10/4 (Tuesday) Place: Sci & Tech C209 Synopsis: A documentary that chronicles the life of young

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Console-ing Passions 2017
Call for Papers! Undergrads Encouraged to Apply for Console-ing Passions @ ECU 2017
CALL FOR PAPERS — DEADLINE TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2016, 11:59 PM (US EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME) CONSOLE-ING PASSIONS International Conference on Television, Video, Audio, New Media, and Feminism July 27-29 2017 East Carolina University Greenville, NC   This is an exciting opportunity for ECU undergrads to get the experience of an academic conference without having to travel! CP@ECU is hoping to have

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National Park Services features Tedesco for NPS 100th birthday celebration
Associate Professor Laureen Tedesco presented her archival research on Margaret Sidney (pseud. for Harriett M. Lothrop) as part of National Park Service Centennial celebrations at Minute Man National Historical Park on Aug. 25, the 100th birthday of the NPS.   Her invited lecture “‘Refined, gentle & grammatical language’: Editors’ Advice to Margaret Sidney, 1877-1882” traced the Concord author’s uneven path

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