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English students participate in Undergraduate Research Day 2018

Five English students participated in URECA’s Undergraduate Research Day on Friday, September 28, 2018.    Anne Peyton Brothers, Theatre and Philosophy Major “With Weary Ankles and Dirty Stockings: Self-Discovery in Jane Austen’s Landscape” Mentor: Jessica Richard, English Literature “In this project, I examined the connection between travel and self-knowledge by… Continue Reading: English students participate in Undergraduate Research Day 2018

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Meet English Major Gabe Marx ’19

Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland Major: English Major, Sociology Minor   Any highlights of your time here that you want to share? Academically, one of the highlights of my time here has been the amount of diversity of backgrounds and opinions I have been able to experience through my English and sociology… Continue Reading: Meet English Major Gabe Marx ’19

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Ricky Barash, Sarah Lewiecki, and Suzanne Mullins awarded D.A. Brown Award for Excellence in Writing for 2017-2018

Ricky Barash was awarded the D.A. Brown Award for excellence in Writing in the Division II Core Literature Category for his paper entitled “Mental Anchors: An Analysis of Cognition and Catastrophe in Moby-Dick.” Sarah Lewiecki was awarded the D.A. Brown Award for excellence in Writing in the Division II Core… Continue Reading: Ricky Barash, Sarah Lewiecki, and Suzanne Mullins awarded D.A. Brown Award for Excellence in Writing for 2017-2018

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Fiction Collective Two’s editorial operations move to Wake Forest University

The Department of English and the Creative Writing Program are delighted to announce that the editorial operations of Fiction Collective Two (FC2) have moved to Wake Forest University. FC2 is an independent press dedicated to publishing artistically adventurous fiction. Over the past forty years, FC2 has published more than two hundred books… Continue Reading: Fiction Collective Two’s editorial operations move to Wake Forest University

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English Department 2017-18 Student Awards

Fifteen majors, minors, and graduate students in the English department were recognized at the annual awards reception on April 25, 2018 in the Magnolia Room.      ENGLISH DEPARTMENT AWARD RECIPIENTS 2017-2018   Robert N. Shorter Medieval Prize: Ann Marie Noell Robert N. Shorter was the principal medievalist in the English department for 41… Continue Reading: English Department 2017-18 Student Awards

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Introducing Writing Moves, an online journal of student writing from the Wake Forest University Writing Program

The Wake Forest Writing Program has published the first issue of Writing Moves, an online journal featuring “the interesting rhetorical moves of Wake Forest undergraduates.” The publication was edited, designed, and annotated by English major and Creative Writing minor Hannah Lafferrandre, with help from faculty mentors and editors Anne Boyle and… Continue Reading: Introducing Writing Moves, an online journal of student writing from the Wake Forest University Writing Program

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Department Profile: English Major Boone Aiken

Hometown: Florence, South Carolina Major(s)/Minors: English Major / Creative Writing Minor Any highlights of your time here that you want to share?: I have enjoyed my time as a Deacon both inside and outside of the classroom. From cheering on our athletic teams with fellow students, to engaging in a variety of student organizations,… Continue Reading: Department Profile: English Major Boone Aiken

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Department Profile: English Major Ariana Weaver

Hometown: Elmsford, New York Major(s)/Minors: English Major / Communications Minor Any highlights of your time here that you want to share?: I’ve enjoyed all the moments with my friends here exploring Winston-Salem and Wake, along with receiving the benefit of establishing multiple relationships with different excellent professors in the English Department. I’ve… Continue Reading: Department Profile: English Major Ariana Weaver

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Department Profile: English Major Carly East

Hometown: Raleigh, North Carolina Major(s)/Minors: English major, Sociology and Medieval and Early Modern Studies minors Any highlights of your time here that you want to share?:  I recently became an intern for the WFU Press, which publishes Irish poetry for distribution in North America.  I love working with the Press because it… Continue Reading: Department Profile: English Major Carly East

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Department Profile: English Major Alec Jessar

Hometown: Falls Church, VA Major(s)/Minors: Double major in English and French  Any highlights of your time here that you want to share?:  I am a member of SAFAR (Student Association for the Advancement of Refugees), a group which works to support refugees in the Winston Salem community and advocate for refugees in… Continue Reading: Department Profile: English Major Alec Jessar

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