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Meet English Major Courtney Geiger

Hometown: Lexington, South Carolina Major/Minors: English (major) and Studio Art and Film Studies (minors)  Highlights of your time at Wake During my time at Wake, I’ve mostly been involved in filmmaking. I’ve been co-president of Wake Studios for two years which has allowed me to work on a number of… Continue Reading: Meet English Major Courtney Geiger

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Nine students honored with induction into Sigma Tau Delta

This fall, nine students were inducted into Wake Forest University’s Sigma Omega chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honors society. Students honored with Sigma Tau Delta induction are junior or senior English or Writing majors/minors who are in the top 35 percent of their graduating class. English department… Continue Reading: Nine students honored with induction into Sigma Tau Delta

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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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