Department News

English students present on Blair Mountain digital projects at Appalachian Studies Association conference

Macy Kile and Kit Roberts, two students from Assistant Professor Erin Brock Carlson’s spring 2021 Multimedia Writing (ENGL 303) course presented on work they completed during the class. As part of an engagement project with the West Virginia Regional & History Center (WVRHC), they created digital exhibitions about the Battle of Blair Mountain as part of festivities for 2021 West Virginia Day.

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How poetry can help people get through hard times – 4 essential reads

When Russia invaded Ukraine, Ukrainian American writer Ilya Kaminsky’s poem “We Lived Happily During the War” went viral across social media.

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