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Dr. Ji Young Kim
Chair

Ms. Vickie Bannon
Admin. Support Associate

G.L. Butler Building, Suite 123 
1200 Murchison Road
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Hours: M-F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Phone: (910) 672-1416
  

News and Events

2017

                 

End-of-Year Reception • May 12th, 2017 • Chesnutt Library Board Room

On Friday May 12th, 2017, the Department of English hosted an end-of-year reception to celebrate and acknowledge 2016-2017 student, faculty, and staff accomplishments. The Class of 2017 English major graduates were the focus of the event.


See more photos from the event on our Facebook page.


     

Student Literary Showcase, ENGL346: Creative Nonfiction · May 8th, 2017

Students from ENGL346: Creative Nonfiction read from original stories and essays.

The course was taught by Trela Anderson.


 

       

Charles W. Chesnutt Senior Research Symposium • Thursday, May 4th, 2017

The Department of English held its annual Charles W. Chesnutt Senior Research Symposium in Chesnutt Library. The symposium showcased the research and writing of our graduating seniors and students from ENGL470 (taught by Dr. Beth Bir).

Students presented their final research projects on topics relating to North Carolina literature. We greatly appreciate your participation in our efforts to strengthen our program at Fayetteville State University.

See photos and videos from the presentaton on Facebook!


          

Majors Mixer and Interest Meeting | Pre-Law Concentration • April 11th, 2017

The Student Engagement Committee hosted the second Majors Mixer and Interest Meeting on Tuesday, April 11th, 2017.

In support of the FSU Pre-Law Program, the Department of English hosted keynote speaker Dexter Smith, Assistant Dean of Admissions from Campbell School of Law.

See more photos from the event on our Facebook page here!


                                  

Women's History Month Booktalk • March 27th, 2017

The Friends of Chesnutt Library hosted a booktalk on Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 2pm in Chesnutt Library in celebration of Women's History Month.

The event featured award-winning author and English Professor Carole Boston Weatherford reading from and discussing 'The Legendary Miss Lena Horne' (Weatherford 2016).


                        

Spring 2017 Open House • March 25th, 2017

The Department of English participated in 2017 Spring Open House hosted by the Office of Admissions on Saturday, March 25th 2017 in Capel Arena.

Visit our Facebook page to view more photos from the day!


                               

Majors Mixer and Interest Meeting • March 1st, 2017

Sponsored by the Student Engagement Committee, the Majors Mixer and Interest Meeting was held on March 1st, 2017.

The event focused on the benefits of choosing English as major and minor, and was an opportunity for intended majors and minors to pose questions and comments to current English majors, faculty, and staff.

The next mixer and meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 at 2pm in Chesnutt Library.


                               

Black History Month Art Exhibit and Booktalk • February 23rd, 2017

The Friends of Chesnutt Library hosted an art exhibit and booktalk on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 2pm in Chesnutt Library.


The event featured artist Jeffery Boston Weatherford and Professor Carole Boston Weatherford reading from and discussing You Can Fly: The Tuskegee Airman (Weatherford 2016).


Nicole A. McFarlane is pleased to announce the January 11, 2017 release of her chapter “Color-Deafness: White Writing as Palimpsest for African American English in Video Closed Captions and Subtitles in Breaking Bad” to appear in the scholarly collection, Rhetorics of Whiteness: Postracial Hauntings in Popular Culture, Social Media, and Education

                                           

                                                                                                     

Faculty New Book Release • Dr. Nicole A. McFarlane

Dr. Nicole A. McFarlane is pleased to announce the January 11, 2017 release of her chapter "Color-Deafness: White Writing as Palimpsest for African American English in Video Closed Captions and Subtitles in Breaking Bad" to appear in the scholarly collection, Rhetorics of Whiteness: Postracial Hauntings in Popular Culture, Social Media, and Education.


Department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences (Left to Right): Dr. Samuel Adu-Mireku, Interim Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, Dr. Ji Young Kim, Interim Chair, English and Ms. Vickie Bannon, Admin. Support Associate, English                                                            CONGRATULATIONS! 

Congratulations to the Department of English for earning a 100% student satisfaction rating for fall 2016! Read more about the Bronco Best award here.      

Pictured left to right: Dr. Samuel Adu-Mireku, Interim Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, Dr. Ji Young Kim, Interim Chair, English and Ms. Vickie Bannon, Admin. Support Associate, English (1.12.2017)

2016 Archive

  
 

                                    

Oral History Film Screening • Thursday, December 1, 2016

Dr. Chuck Tryon's students in ENGL 232-01: Film and Media Literacy screened their service-learning, oral history films that they created with FSU faculty and staff.

Contact Dr. Tryon for more information on this project and/or the student films.


  

                                

FSU-UNCW Trip • November 30, 2016

English majors participated in a department-hosted day trip to UNC Wilmington. The purpose of the trip was to expose FSU English majors to graduate school programs, as well as to network with other students, faculty, and staff.

The trip was coordinated by the Student Engagement Committee; contact the chairperson, Trela Anderson, for more information.


  Cultural Diversity Workshop: One Step Closer to Korea by Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant  Haekyoung Park from South Korea                                    

October 25 - November 22, 2016

Cultural Diversity Workshop: One Step Closer to Korea by Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant  Haekyoung Park from South Korea supported by Fayetteville State University Academic Affairs and the Department of English.


  Glint Literary Journal celebrates innovation in style and voice.                                            

New Issue of Glint Literary Journal

Glint Literary Journal published its 7th issue in November 2016. Professor Brenda Hammack is the managing editor and web designer for Glint.

This issue includes a review by one of our department's graduate students, Patrick Morris.   

The homepage also features a photo by FSU student, Victor Gabriel Sanchez.

This year's editorial board included English department graduates, faculty, and former faculty (Nena Callaghan, Jamie Wilson, Eric Hyman, Ed McShane, Micki Nyman, Dean Swinford,  and Sonya C. Brown) along with several former contributors to the journal. 


                                                 

CONGRATULATIONS! 

Professor Carole Boston Weatherford! Professor Weatherford's book, Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement, received Honorable Mention in the 2016 Boston Globe/Horn Book nonfiction category.

This poetic biography, has won several national book awards, including the Flora Stieglitz Straus Award, the Caldecott Honor, Sibert Honor, and Coretta Scott King New Talent Award from the American Library Association.             

2015 Archive

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