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Meet Creative Writing Minor Kaylah Bozkurtian ’22

Hometown: Garden City, New York Major/Minors: Studio Art major; Theatre, History, & Creative Writing minors WFU Highlights: During the spring semester of my sophomore year, I took CRW 384: Playwriting; we were only on-campus through March 2020, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but in the time that I spent with… Continue Reading: Meet Creative Writing Minor Kaylah Bozkurtian ’22

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Meet English Major Declan Sander ’23

Hometown: Hendersonville, North Carolina Major/Minors: English & German major, Creative Writing minor Highlights of my time at Wake: Being surrounded by a community of other language nerds, able to become the whole person I never was in high school. Going to basketball games, being named a Carswell-Mullen Scholar, building the… Continue Reading: Meet English Major Declan Sander ’23

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Meet English Major Heather McCauley ’21

Hometown: Chandler, Arizona Majors: English and French Highlights of your time at Wake: Every second of it, from spontaneous road trips to Florida to working at the student-run coffee shop on campus to becoming ESA president to carrying around three Norton anthologies at once because I thought it would be… Continue Reading: Meet English Major Heather McCauley ’21

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Meet English Major Victoria Rackley ’21

Hometown: Boulder, Colorado Majors: English & Communication Highlights of your time at Wake: My favorite moments at Wake Forest have been the ones spent building relationships and memories that I’ll always cherish. I’ll never forget drinking coffee with friends in the Tribble courtyard and building muscle by carrying around the… Continue Reading: Meet English Major Victoria Rackley ’21

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Maggie Fox and Alice Graham-Welton awarded 2019-20 D.A. Brown Awards for Excellence in Writing

Each year, English faculty submit the best essays from their lower-level and upper-level literature courses, and a faculty panel awards the writers of the top essay in each category the D.A. Brown Award for Excellence in Writing. The 2019-20 recipients of the D.A. Brown Award for Excellence in Writing are… Continue Reading: Maggie Fox and Alice Graham-Welton awarded 2019-20 D.A. Brown Awards for Excellence in Writing

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Summer Reading List: Black to the Future

As part of the Department of English’s commitment to express our solidarity with Black Lives Matter by doing more to center black life in our curriculum and scholarship, this month we will be sharing reading lists taken from some of our courses on black voices and black lives. The third list… Continue Reading: Summer Reading List: Black to the Future

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Summer Reading List: Black is Beautiful

As part of the Department of English’s commitment to express our solidarity with Black Lives Matter by doing more to center black life in our curriculum and scholarship, this month we will be sharing reading lists taken from some of our courses on black voices and black lives. The second list… Continue Reading: Summer Reading List: Black is Beautiful

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Summer Reading List: Black Revolutions

As part of the Department of English’s commitment to express our solidarity with Black Lives Matter by doing more to center black life in our curriculum and scholarship, this month we will be sharing reading lists taken from some of our courses on black voices and black lives. The first… Continue Reading: Summer Reading List: Black Revolutions

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A message from the chair

June 5, 2020 The Wake Forest University English Department affirms its solidarity with Black Lives Matter protests against police brutality and authoritarianism in Winston-Salem, across the United States, and around the world. As Associate Dean and Associate Professor of English Erica Still recently wrote to the Wake Forest community, “The… Continue Reading: A message from the chair

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English 175 students create a virtual exhibit for Old Salem’s Hidden Town Project

In spring 2020, students in Professor Meredith Farmer’s “Slave Narratives, Global and Local” English 175 courses worked with Old Salem Museums and Gardens to develop a virtual exhibit about Old Salem’s groundbreaking Hidden Town Project, an initiative to research the repressed history of the enslaved Africans and African Americans who… Continue Reading: English 175 students create a virtual exhibit for Old Salem’s Hidden Town Project

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