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The ECU Writing Center Releases Its Social Justice Statement
The ECU Writing Center and Social Justice   The University Writing Center has recently committed to social justice and released its social justice statement to the public.  The statement is broken down into three parts: Mission, Commitments, and Promises.  Underneath the eight promises listed are more details about what each means, how they are being implemented and how they will

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UWC: International Writing Centers Week Celebration
International Writing Centers Week Celebration The University Writing Center will be celebrating International Writing Centers Week by hosting many exciting and educational events throughout the week of (2/12)-(2/15).  The events are open to everyone and will explore an array of topics such as why we write and what impact our writing can have on society.  Each day will hold a

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Congratulations John Hoppenthaler!
The ECU Department of English would like to Congratulate to John Hoppenthaler, who was selected as one of two recipients of the university-wide 2018 5-Year Achievement for Research/Creative Activity Award. The award recognizes John’s achievements over the past five years as a poet and editor, including the publication of his book Domestic Garden (Carnegie Mellon, 2015). John will receive the

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Conference on College of Composition and Communication
Recent Student Awards! Congratulations to: Temptaous Mckoy, Cecilia (Ceci) Shelton, and Shane Combs
Many English students at ECU are dedicated and hardworking helping make the ECU English Department what it is today.  Below are three such students, whose recent awards, hard work, and accomplishments we would like to recognize! Congratulations to PhD student Temptaous Mckoy, who has received one of four recipients of the 2018 Chairs’ Memorial Scholarship from the Conference on College

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Congratulations to Joyce Middleton!
We would like to Congratulate our recently-retired colleague Joyce Middleton, whose book with Tammie Kennedy and Krista Ratcliffe, “Rhetorics of Whiteness: Postracial Hauntings in Popular Culture, Social Media, and Education,” won the 2018 Conference on College Composition and Communication Outstanding Book Award in the Edited Collection category. The sixteen essays that comprise this collection not only render visible how racialized

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