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Froula’s Soldier to Scholar program aids veterans
East Carolina fall classes are right around the corner, but one new program is already getting a head start, helping veterans bridge the gap between a life in the service and one as a student. The program is the brainchild of film studies associate professor Anna Froula, who designed the Soldier to Scholar program as a means of aiding soldiers

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ECU to host Biennial Eastern NC Writing Symposium
ECU’s Biennial Eastern North Carolina Writing Symposium will be Monday, August 7. The event is a collaboration between the Writing Foundations program in the THCAS Department of English and the ECU Quality Enhancement Plan. Event information is available at https://www.facebook.com/events/231764913897728/

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English prof featured in WITN news segment
Dr. Amanda Klein, associate professor of film studies in the Department of English, was recently interviewed for a WITN news piece about the prevalence of women in major movie roles this summer. Check it out! … http://www.witn.com/content/news/Women-in-Film-WITN-takes-an-in-depth-look-436580423.html

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English dept hosts int’l media and gender conference
By Kelly Setzer Re-posted from http://blog.ecu.edu/sites/ecunow/blog/2017/07/20/ecu-to-host-international-media-and-gender-conference/ East Carolina University will host the 2017 Console-ing Passions: International Conference on Television, Video, Audio, New Media and Feminism July 27-29. Registration will be held in the Bate Building at 8 a.m. each day. Console-ing Passions was founded in 1989 by a group of feminist media scholars and artists looking to create a space

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Texas Czech Legacy Project
Texas Czech Legacy Project: http://www.laits.utexas.edu/txczechproject/home The goal of this Project is to create a central place documenting the language, culture, and history of ethnic Czech Moravians in Texas. The Project’s main initiative is the building of an open-access digital Texas Czech Dialect Archive (TCDA) of audio-recordings gathered from ethnic Czech Moravians in Texas since the 1970s through the 2000s. The Project’s mission is to create

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