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Faculty Publication – Dr. Tom Shields
ECU English professor Dr. Tom Shields has had his work on the Lost Colony cited in The Washington Post. The Post’s piece focused on Virginia Dare and white nationalism. To read the article, visit https://www.washingtonpost.com/…/how-a-child-born-more-th…/…. The article was also reprinted in the News & Observer: http://www.newsobserver.com/opi…/op-ed/article212325244.html. Go English!

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PhD alum Janine Butler
PhD alum Janine Butler published in Rhetoric Review
ECU English’s PhD alum Janine Butler (2017) has published an article, “Integral Captions and Subtitles: Designing a Space for Embodied Rhetorics and Visual Access,” in the journal Rhetoric Review. Read her work here: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/07350198.2018.1463500?journalCode=hrhr20. Janine’s work at ECU focused on accessibility and multimodality. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, a college of Rochester Institute

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Berryman keynotes Duke TIP State Recognition Ceremony
English major and Honors College EC Scholar Glenesha Berryman was a keynote speaker at the 2018 Duke TIP State Recognition Ceremony held at ECU’s Hendrix Theater on Friday, May 11, 2018. Glenesha spoke to the attending 7th graders enrolled in the 7th Grade Duke TIP Talent Search program about “minding the gap” as they progress from middle school to high

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Cariño’s poem “Feast” printed in broadside
Broadsides of East Carolina Department of English alumna Ina Cariño’s poem “Feast” are available for pre-order. “Feast” was the winner of our 2017 Poetry Broadside Contest.   The broadsides will be printed at Sundress Academy for the Arts on a full-size working 19th century Challenge copy of a C&P old-style letterpress.   Josephine “Ina” Cariño’s work has appeared in such

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Graduation
Congratulations ECU Graduates!!
Congratulations ECU English Class of 2018! A special shout out to the department’s Outstanding Graduating Students: Undergrad: Victoria Ann Dudley, with honorable mentions going to  Madeline Ann Daniel and Paige A. Vaughan.   Master’s: Omar Sutherland, with honorable mentions going to Cameron Green and Kelsey Burroughs.   As we wrap up the semester, we would like to wish all of our: graduates, current students, and faculty,

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