Jill Ehnenn's essay "Queering Harry Potter" was recently published in the new edition of Queer Popular Culture: Literature, Media, Film, and Television, edited by Thomas Peele (Palgrave Macmillan).
"Dr. Sandra L. Ballard has received the 2011 Educational Service Award to Appalachia from Carson-Newman College. The award, presented in April, recognizes individuals who have dedicated themselves to benefiting the region and its people. Ballard is...
Joseph Bathanti has been awarded the 2010 Donald Murray Prize from the NCTE. This award is given annually for an essay about teaching and/or writing published the previous year. Congratulations, Joseph!
Ellen J. Perry (M.A. 1999) has been appointed Chair of the English and Communications Department at A-B Tech (Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College). She says that this is her "dream job" and wants to thank all of her professors and mentors...
Alex Elliott is Caldwell County School's Rookie of the year.