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DEPARTMENT EVENTS

  • Celeste Doaks: American Herstory

    Poetry Reading and Discussion
    Monday, November 29, 2021 at 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
    Poet Celeste Doaks will visit Dr. Keegan Cook Finberg's course, Baltimore Poetry and Politics, on Monday, November 29th at 10:30 am on WebEx. Doaks will read from her new chapbook, American...
  • The English Department Honors Program

    Informational Presentation
    Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 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 a story you’ve been itching to...
  • Guest artists visits for English 416/616: Shakespear

    Aaron Posner, Director (Measure for Measure)
    Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Aaron Posner will join ENGL 416/616 via zoom at 7:30 PM on Oct. 12th to discuss staging Shakespeare Please contact Dr. Osherow for a zoom link by 5PM on the day prior to the event:...
  • Fall 2021 English Department Reading Series

    Anthony Moll
    Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Anthony Moll is a Queer writer and educator. Their work has appeared in Hobart, Little Patuxent Review, Poet Lore, the Times Literary Supplement, the Baltimore Sun and more. Anthony holds an MFA...
  • Guest artists visits for English 416/616: Shakespeare: Text

    Devon Painter, Costume Designer (Measure for Measure)
    Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Devon Painter will join ENGL 416/616 via zoom at 7:30 PM on the date of the event to discuss staging Shakespeare. Please contact Dr. Osherow for a zoom link by 5PM on the day prior to the...
  • Lia Purpura in conversation with Ross Gay

    Ross Gay's The Book of Delights
    Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    In The Book of Delights, one of today’s most literary voices offers up a genre-defying volume of lyric essays written over one tumultuous year. The first nonfiction book from award-winning poet...
  • Ecocriticism Workshop

    Featuring Dr. Greg Garrard
    Friday, October 1, 2021 at 8:45 AM – 12:45 PM
    On Friday, October 1, Dr. Greg Garrard, of the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, will lead a Webex workshop on Ecocriticism for the English Department faculty.  He is the Associate...
  • 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...