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New Administrative Support Associate: Kaila Hill
Dec 2, 2019

I am happy to announce that we have hired Kaila Hill to be our Administrative Support Associate, starting on December 16. Kaila is a graduate of the E...

Peaches Hash and the Fulbright TEA Program
Nov 19, 2019

Peaches Hash and the Fulbright TEA ProgramFor almost two months, the Fulbright TEA (Teachers Excellence and Achievement Program) brought dozens of tea...

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The 2019 Rhetoric and Composition Institute
Nov 13, 2019

Every year, the English Department hosts the Rhetoric and Composition Institute (RCI). This year’s RCI, held on October 24th and 25th, was on the th...

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Meet Dr. Frank Hurley
Nov 11, 2019

Dr. Frank Hurley, one of our visiting professors, specializes in business writing and communication and brings over fifteen years of professional expe...

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Contributing to The Many Lives of the Evil Dead
Oct 30, 2019

Drs. Leon Lewis and Alexander Pitofsky recently contributed to a book titled The Many Lives of the Evil Dead: Essays on the Cult Film Franchise (McFar...

Our Faculty Shine at the CAS Awards
Oct 28, 2019

Drs. Jill Ehnenn, Craig Fischer, and our nominated faculty bring recognition to our English Department at the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Facul...

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Meet Caleb Johnson, Novelist and Visiting Professor
Oct 21, 2019

Coming off from the success of his first novel, Treeborne, Visiting Professor Caleb Johnson is thrilled to continue maturing his craft through teachin...

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ENG 4530: Rhetorics of Resistance
Oct 21, 2019

Registration for spring 2020 is right around the corner, and with numerous courses being offered, the choice of which ones to take can be difficult. M...

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Meet Dr. Bethany Mannon, Visiting Professor
Oct 16, 2019

A few weeks ago, Dr. Bethany Mannon sat down with me to talk about her experience at Appalachian State as a Visiting Assistant Professor. Mannon began...

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Meeting People Wherever They Are: Considering Craft and Pedagogy with Kayla Rae Whitaker
Sep 30, 2019

Kayla Rae Whitaker is an accomplished novelist and current resident of the Rachel Rivers-Coffey Distinguished Professorship in Creative Writing here a...