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Kevin Young: Not Your Traditional English Professor
Oct 19, 2020

As my conversation with Dr. Young developed, I could see his brilliance shine through. Usually, when one thinks about an English professor they think ...

Spring 2021: ENG 4810/5710: Advanced Folklore
Oct 19, 2020

Advanced Folklore is an in-depth study, which includes fieldwork, of one or more folklore genres and their application in literature and in the contex...

Spring 2021: ENG 5790: 20th-Century American Literature
Oct 18, 2020

American writers have been comparing themselves and their compatriots with Europeans for as long as they have struggled to define what an American is....

Spring 2021: ENG 4172/3 - Advanced Film Studies: The Superhero Movie
Oct 18, 2020

This upcoming spring semester, explore the fantastical world of superheroes and the various themes that encompass it. Some of the contradictory themes...

Flyer for ENG 4795: Contemporary American Literature 1960-present (4796: Capstone)

Spring 2021: ENG 4795 - Postmodern Experimental Poetry
Oct 18, 2020

Join me for an exploration of experimental traditions in poetry in the past 60 years and discover the myriad ways in which poets have challenged the l...

Spring 2021: ENG 4509–410. Junior/Senior Honors Seminar.
Oct 13, 2020

During the last 200 years, fiction writers and futurologists have speculated about the effects of scientific innovation, the future of humanity, and h...

Dr. Anna Muenchrath: Connecting Students to Works of Literature from Afar
Oct 11, 2020

Dr. Anna Muenchrath joins Appalachian State as the newest Visiting Assistant Professor of World Literature, and although she may be teaching remotely ...

Savannah Paige Murray: Rivers, Dams, and Regional Environmentalists
Oct 1, 2020

When I met with our new Visiting Assistant Professor Savannah Paige Murray, her passionate knowledge of rivers, dams, and other environmental problems...

Dr. Clarice Moran: Trailblazer, Educator, Mentor
Sep 20, 2020

Dr. Clarice Moran has joined our Department as an Assistant Professor of English Education and her love for the mountains, virtual environments in the...

Approved Resolution from the Anti Racism Working Group
Sep 8, 2020

On September 8, 2020 the English Department approved the following resolution, proposed by the Anti Racism Working Group.A PDF of the resolution is av...