The Power of Great Books: What a Manifesto Can Do a lecture by Dr. Michael Hardt Friday, March 31, 2017 at 5pm Bate 1001 Dr. Hardt’s work explores the new forms of domination in the contemporary world as well as the social movements and other forces of liberation that resist them. In the internationally acclaimed Empire trilogy —Empire (2000), Multitude (2004), and Commonwealth (2009)— he and
Prudence Wright Holmes will perform her one-person show “Secrets of a Mockingbird” Thursday, March 30, at 5 pm. This Passport event will be presented in Speight Auditorium, Room 1220, in the Jenkins Fine Arts Building and will be followed by a discussion with the actor. Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, was of one of America’s most beloved
The department cleaned up at the ECU Service Awards Ceremony last night. Congratulations to the award winners from English: Wendy Sharer received the Centennial Award for Excellence in Leadership (Faculty). Nikki Caswell received the Diversity and Inclusion Award (Faculty). The NCLR Staff–Margaret Bauer, Christy Hallberg, Randall Martoccia, Diane Rodman, and Liza Wieland–received the Centennial Award for Excellence in Ambition (Team).
Congratulations to Will Banks, Stephanie West-Puckett, and Kerri Flinchbaugh, who have received a $15,000 federal National Writing Project SEED Invitational Leadership Institute Grant for 2017-2018 to build teacher leadership cohorts in eastern NC. The Tar River Writing Project leadership institute will focus on advocacy and social justice as a frame for thinking about writing, learning, collaborating, leading, and going public
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