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  • English Department Celebration of Student Award Winners

    Friday, May 14, 2021 at 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
    Join us in celebrating our new English department student award winners! This year's awards include the Robert G. Shedd Award, the Journalism Prize, the Outstanding Contributions in English Award,...
  • English Department Honors Program Info Session

    Friday, October 30, 2020 at 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
    Dear English Majors, Is there a book that you’ve been eager to study, a play you’ve been drafting in your head, a digital tool you’ve been building, or story you’ve been itching to...
  • Bartleby Launch Party and 2020 Journal Premiere

    Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Celebrate student art and writing at the 2020 Launch Party for Bartleby, UMBC's Creative Arts Journal! Bartleby's Senior Managing Editor, Angelica Mansfield, writes: "We will be celebrating...
  • Text, Technologies, and Literature MA Grad Student Reception

    Monday, February 17, 2020 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    From Dr. Orianne Smith, Graduate Program Director: Our Text, Technologies, and Literature Graduate Student Reception will be held on Monday, February 17 from 12 - 1 p.m. in PAHB 428 and in the...
  • Fall 2019 Poetry Classes End-of-Semester Reading

    Monday, December 9, 2019 at 4:00 PM – 6:45 PM
    Please join Lia Purpura’s poetry classes for a set of end-of-semester readings on Monday, December 9. Refreshments will be served! Full classes are welcome! Date: Monday 12/9 Place: Skylight...
  • The English Joan of Arc: Saint, Witch, Man, Maid, or Whore

    Gail Orgelfinger, Senior Lecturer of English, Emerita
    Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Join us for the Medieval and Early Modern Studies Program (MEMS) colloquium lecture on Tuesday, October 29 in the AOK Library Gallery at 4:00 PM. Gail Orgelfinger (Senior Lecturer of English,...
  • English Honors Program Info Session

    Lunch provided!
    Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Interested in deepening your studies in the English department? Join us on Wednesday, October 23 at noon to learn about the benefits and opportunities you can gain by entering the English Honors...
  • Department of English Reading Series: Bassey Ikpi

    Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    The 2019–2020 Department of English Reading Series presents Bassey Ikpi, an American-Nigerian writer, mental health advocate, and performing poet who recently published a collection of essays, I'm...
  • 7th Annual BIG PRIZE POETRY SLAM at UMBC's 2019 Homecoming

    Friday, October 11, 2019 at 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Time to SLAM BIG and WIN BIG!  It's the 7th Annual BIG PRIZE POETRY SLAM at UMBC's 2019 HOMECOMING! $200 Grand 1st Place Prize. Prizes for 2nd and 3rd Place.  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11,...
  • Michael Fallon Reading: Empire of Leaves

    Friday, October 11, 2019 at 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
    Join us Friday, October 11 for a reading from Michael Fallon, Senior Lecturer Emeritus in English at UMBC. Fallon will be reading from his new collection of poems and photographs, Empire of Leaves.