Graduate Program Information Night Draws in Prospective Students
Students, professors, and alumni gathered in the main lobby of Withers Hall in the first week of January, to share in the supporting community and available resources through the Graduate Program in Foreign Languages and Literatures, here at NC State.
Professor Talks about US Media Ecosystem in the Trump Era during the IV Ryszard Kapuscinski International Seminar in Spain
Recently, the city of Elche, Spain, hosted the IV International Seminar Ryszard Kapuscinski, part of the XIII International Conference of Journalism at the University Miguel Hernández. During the event, NC State professor Jordi Marí talked about the US media ecosystem since the coming to power of the current administration of President Trump last January.
NC State’s Outstanding Young Alumna: Jess Ekstrom
NC State's Alumni Association names and celebrates an outstanding young alumnus each year during the university's Evening of Stars gala. Jess Ekstrom (communication '13), founder of Headbands of Hope, earned the honor for 2017.
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 Director Louise Dolan Revamps the Summer Institute in English
Entering its fifty-third year, the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures Summer Institute in English is one of the oldest and most renowned intensive English programs in the region. Its new director, Louise Dolan, is determined to continue the Institute's long tradition of academic excellence, providing its participants an all-inclusive opportunity to boost their English language proficiency skills, as well as gain exposure to the rich cultural diversity of the Triangle area.