Department of English

Department of English

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NC State’s Department of English is among the largest on campus. Our outstanding faculty will guide and mentor you as you open new doors into modern and classic literature, poetry, film studies, creative and professional writing and journalism. Find your passions — and the means to express them — right here. 

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College of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Calling all poets! The 2021 NC State Poetry Contest is now accepting entries. The annual contest is a free literary competition open to all North Carolina...

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The current discourse of captioning enforces a captions façade of neutral technology, but this view of captions as neutral doesn’t answer: Why are Black...

3/11 5 pm
I’m Screeeeeeeeeeaming: The Lowly Art of the Jump Scare

This talk by Adam Charles Hart looks at the much-derided but massively popular phenomena of "jump scares" in horror media – moments of sudden shock, often...

3/25 5 pm
Creative Writing Publishing Workshop

Literary journals offer writers spaces to showcase and share their work, and publication in journals can be a wonderful way to enter into the literary...

4/1 5 pm
Young Writers Workshop Online

The Young Writers Workshop is a summer creative writing program for writers ages 9-18. The program's online courses will focus on creative writing, fiction,...

7/12 8 am