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A Great Scholarship Opportunity for Hispanic Students
Feb 1, 2023

Did you know that the Hispanic Scholarship Fund awards $500 to $5,000 scholarships for Hispanic students at all levels?Appalachian State University ha...

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Congratulations to Our Creative Writing Scholarship Winners!
Feb 1, 2023

The English Department congratulates the Fall 2022 Creative Writing scholarship recipients!The scholarships announced included submissions in poetry a...

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Students: Apply for a Scholarship ASAP
Feb 1, 2023

Did you know that the English Department awards its students tens of thousands of dollars in scholarships every year?The Appalachian State University ...

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Our New English Diversity Endowed Scholarship: A Conversation with Bruce Dick
Jan 30, 2023

The idea for an English Department inclusivity scholarship at Appalachian State was originated by Dr. Bruce Dick during a meeting of the Anti-Racism W...

Lydia Blanton, junior from New Bern, NC; Sophie Wells, senior from Greensboro, NC; and Sarah Teague, senior from Greensboro, NC will receive scholarships for their works of creative prose and poetry. Photos submitted.

English announces creative writing scholarship recipients
Jan 27, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — The Appalachian State University Department of English has announced the recipients of the fall creative writing scholarship...

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Alexander Pitofsky's New Book: American Boarding School Fiction, 1981-2021: Inclusion and Scandal
Dec 6, 2022

Alexander Pitofsky recently released his new book American Boarding School Fiction, 1981-2021: Inclusion and Scandal, a study of contemporary boarding...

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December 5: Department Open House with TV Producer and Writer Bernadette Luckett
Nov 29, 2022

Open House with TV Producer and Writer Bernadette LuckettMonday, December 5, 2022 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.Sanford Hall Room 316On Monday, December 5, ...

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Fostering Your Curiosities with Leigh Ann Henion
Nov 8, 2022

Leigh Ann Henion, recently titled the 2022 Rachel Rivers-Coffey Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing, joined us for her craft talk on her writi...

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We Are Hiring 3 TT Assistant Professors
Nov 4, 2022

We are hiring three tenure track faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor in three areas (links to official job posting provided):English EducationA...

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ENG 5910 - World Literature: The World in Translation - Çandar (Spring 2023)
Nov 1, 2022

How many authors have you read in translation? How many of those translated authors kept appearing in every World Literature class? Why are some autho...