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Congratulations to Margaret Bauer
Congratulations to Margaret Bauer, who has been named one of six recipients of this year’s North Carolina Award, the state’s highest civilian honor. Margaret wins for Literature and will receive the award from Governor Roy Cooper at a gala in Raleigh next month. She is certainly in august company among this year’s winners as well as among past honorees. A

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School Partnership Program aids Farmville students
Members of the School Partnership Program enjoyed meeting with two teachers from Farmville Central’s AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) program on October 11.  Danielle Buchanan and Ashlee Langston informed us about AVID and the ways that we can help program students who might not have motivation or support to excel.  This program prepares students for college and holds them to

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Open house a success
The English department hosted an Open House for prospective students on Saturday. Participating department members included Lida Cope, Grace Horne, Timm Hackett, Erin Frost, Guiseppe Getto, Bren Henze, Rick Taylor, Alyssa Coleman, Kalifornia Dolan, Samantha Grzybek, Garrett Yarbrough, Kristen Williams, and Andy Riggs. Those with questions about studying English can contact Dr. Cope at copel@ecu.edu! https://www.facebook.com/pg/ECUEnglish/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1641461409227073    

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Bauer wins R. Hunt Parker Award for Literary Achievement
Congratulations to Dr. Margaret Bauer, who is the 2017 winner of the R. Hunt Parker Award for Literary Achievement from the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association. Margaret will be recognized at the North Carolina Book Awards in Raleigh next month. Read on for more information about the awards program and presentation. The strong literary tradition of North Carolina will

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ECU English faculty, graduate students, and alumni present at 11th Biennial Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference
Twelve members from the Department of English at ECU presented their research, shared their expertise, and participated in collaborative/interactive workshops at the 11th Biennial Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference held October 4-8, at the University of Dayton. The conference theme, “Rhetorics, Rights, (R)evolutions,” asked participants to “bridge feminist rhetorics with feminist activism and advocacy to bring about social change.” The conference

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