The editor-in-chief for Volume 11 is Sydney Olstad, a senior majoring in English. She has announced that the theme for 2017 will be “Destinations.” The deadline for submissions will be Wednesday, March 29, at 11:59 pm. For more information, please see the attached call-for-submissions form.
The proof copies of Northern Eclecta Volume 10 (2016) have arrived–and the final printed copies should be available in about a week. We will post a notice here and on Facebook once they have arrived at the NDSU English Department.
While studying in Morocco in 2015, Michael Casey met some interesting people in Meknes including members of a group called Meknes United. This group is a collection of different dancers who belong to different crews but who train and work together. This blog deals mostly with a break dancer in that group called Bboy Snoopy. He has been dancing for more than nine years to hone his craft and learn new skills.
Have you noticed this vending machine in the Herberger’s wing at West Acres? You can purchase original art produced by various artists from it. In this blog, written during Spring Semester 2015, Matt Brieger describes the experience of an artist coming to grips with trying to produce art that will be offered for sale.
In this post, Krista Aldrich argues that telling stories is part of what makes us human and we will continue to tell stories despite advances in technology. Websites such as PostSecret and Humans of New York have resulted in some innovative approaches to storytelling.