Professor Brings The Mexican Crack Writers to Life in New Book
One of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures own has recently become a third-time published author. Héctor Jaimes, a professor of Latin American Literature and Culture and the Spanish Language, has been a member of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at North Carolina State University for the past twenty years. Jaimes recently published the anthology, The Mexican Crack Writers: History and Criticism, which stands alone as the first scholarly book about a literary group that defined a whole generation of Latin American writers.
New Scholarly Journal for English Language Teaching and Research Releases Its First Issue
Dialogues: An Interdisciplinary Journal for English Language Teaching and Research recently published its first issue. The journal is an initiative of the English as Second Language program led by Dr. Jillian Haeseler who also serves as the journal's editor. Dialogues is sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.
New Book Talks about Ties between North Carolina and France
The United States has been influenced by many cultures over the past centuries, and it can be seen in food, names, architecture, and more. Dr. Dudley Marchi, professor of Art & Society in France at the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, specifically uncovered the influence of France in North Carolina in his recent book, FraNCe: The French Heritage of North Carolina. Dudley had initially thought to only write an article, but through a snowball effect, he continued to find more information.
Writers Make Top Sci-Fi, Fantasy List
Five writers from NC State’s MFA in Creative Writing Program are receiving recognition for their work in science fiction and fantasy. Editors of the Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy series selected stories from one MFA student, three alumni and one faculty member to its latest list of notable stories. Among the winners, A Contracorriente Press' Copyeditor Julie Steinbacher.
Through Textbook, NC State Lecturer Engages Spanish Learners Across U.S.
While her office is in Withers Hall, Spanish lecturer Susan Navey-Davis helps engage learners far beyond NC State’s campus. As a co-author of the highly-circulated textbook Plazas: Lugar de encuentros (Cengage Learning), Navey-Davis has a hand in growing higher education Spanish across the nation. Now in its fifth edition, the book is used at more than 50 colleges and universities.