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Scott Temple

INSTRUCTOR, ENGLISH & HUMANITIES DEPARTMENT

Office: AB Whitley, Room 243
Phone: (252) 493-7526
e-mail: stemple@email.pittcc.edu or sgtemple512@my.pittcc.edu

AREAS OF INTEREST:
Non-fiction and Creative Writing
Cultural Studies and Ecocriticism
Videography and Documentaries

MEMBERSHIPS:
The Association of Writers and Writing Association
North Carolina Writers’ Network
Appalachian Studies Association
North Carolina Arts Council
North Carolina Humanities Council
Association of Mexicans in North Carolina (AMEXCAN)

COURSES TAUGHT:
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry
ENG 112 Writing and Research in the Disciplines
HUM 120 Cultural Studies

EDUCATION:
BA English from Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
MFA English from Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY

PCC COMMITTEES/ACTIONS:
MAC – Multicultural Activities Committee
1st Gen Fellow Mentor
Moodle Online Teacher Mentor for creating accessible and equitable online learning platforms

FILM PRODUCTIONS:
At a Stranger’s Table (2020)

At a Stranger’s Table — Documentary Trailer from quickbloom.com on Vimeo.

The Bus Sculpture Virtual Tour

Virtual Bus Sculpture from quickbloom.com on Vimeo.

In production (2020-2021) – Filming for UNC TV with producer Morgan Potts for a video narrative about the “The Bus Sculpture” project

CURRENT COLLABORATIONS:

Inclusive Public Art Sculpture – Collaboration between Artist Sally Jacobs, Association of Mexicans in North Carolina (AMEXCAN), and Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation.

Fire at the Crossroads – Collaboration between MAC, PCC English and Humanities Dept., SGA, ECU, and the NC Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green.

CURRENT/RECENT FELLOWSHIPS/RESIDENCIES
College Educators Research Fellowship through the Consortium of Latin American and Caribbean Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University (2020/21)

Residency Duke University – though the Center for Documentary Studies, Kenan Institute of Ethics, and the Student Action with Farmworkers (March 2020)

PUBLICATIONS (SELECTED):

Film Fests

  • NC Latin American Film Festival “Conversation Presenter/Panelist” At a Stranger’s Table (Durham, 2020)
  • International Social Change Festival “Presenter/Panelist” At a Stranger’s Table (Chicago, 2020)
  • Workers Unite Film Festival, At a Stranger’s Table (New York City, 2020)
  • Lift-Off Film Festival, At a Stranger’s Table, (Los Anglos, 2020)

Writings

  • Huffington Post “Socially Conscious Corporations Can Make a Difference” Huffington Post, 21 Nov. 2016.
  • Video Essay: Glenis Redmond: “What Hangs on Trees”
  • orion.com, Orion Magazine Video: “Mountaintop Removal: A conversation between Joseph Bathanti and Carl Galie” (2013) / Essay: “Mountaintop Removal: A Collaborative Emphasis”
  • Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Appalachian State University Video: “Mountaintop Removal: A Conversation Between Joseph Bathanti and Carl Galie” (2013)
  • Greenhill Center: A Space for NC Art, Greensboro, NC (2013) Video: “Sally Jacobs Art” / Essay: “She Moves Me”
  • Turtle Island Preserve Video: “Eustace Conway on Living” (2013)
  • orion.com, Orion Magazine Video: “Joe Wilkins and Pam Houston: On Nature, Writing, and Travel” (2013)
  • Main Street Rag, Charlotte, N.C. Short story “Tell Me, This” (2008)

ADVISOR:
University Transfer Associate in Arts