Professor Dean Franco discusses value of humanities on WSNC (90.5 FM)

Dean Franco, Professor of English and Director of the Wake Forest University Humanities Institute, recently spoke about the value of the humanities in the 21st century on “The Public Morality” on WSNC (90.5 FM). “The Public Morality,” hosted by Byron Williams, is a weekly broadcast that focuses on contemporary issues…

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Professor Jenny Pyke presents at Prince conference

Professor Jenny Pyke gave a presentation entitled “‘Take Me with You’: Prince and the Musical Space of Female Sexual Desire” as part of a three-day conference dedicated to Prince entitled “Purple Reign: An Interdisciplinary Conference on the Life and Legacy of Prince.” The conference took place in May 2017 at the University of Salford…

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Tracie Morris to give poetry reading on Oct. 26

Morris is an interdisciplinary poet and sound artist. Her recent poetry collections include handholding: 5 kinds (2016) and Rhyme Scheme (2012). Her work is featured in numerous anthologies, including The Racial Imaginary: Writers on Race in the Life of the Mind (2015), The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop (2015), and An Exaltation of Forms: Contemporary…

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