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DEPARTMENT EVENTS

  • TTL Graduate Student Reception

    Monday, September 16, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Graduate faculty and graduate students in the Texts, Technologies, and Literature MA program are invited to a reception in PAHB 428. Lunch will be served. Core faculty are also warmly invited....
    Posted: August 30, 2019 4:37 PM
  • Wales Summer Creative Writing Program @ GO Fair

    Get info on the 12-day summer ENGL 475 in Wales!
    Monday, September 16, 2019 at 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Get your chocolate chip mini-cupcake with a little Welsh flag in it, when you stop by the WALES SUMMER CREATIVE WRITING PROGRAM table at the GO Fair, UC Ballroom, TOMORROW, Monday 9/16, 11 am -...
    Posted: September 15, 2019 6:43 PM
  • Creative Writing Workshop with Mayra Santos-Febres

    "Construction of the Self"
    Friday, September 13, 2019 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Via the Dresher Center: The "self" has been traditionally considered the place from where all emotions and expression originate. The classic dictum "Know Thyself" has propelled all kinds of...
    Posted: September 9, 2019 4:41 PM
  • Poetry Reading Featuring Bartleby Writers

    Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Come to the 7th floor gallery of the AOK Library for a night of free food, crafts, and poetry performances! The night will begin with readings from select Bartleby poets, followed by more poetry...
    Posted: August 29, 2019 1:08 PM
  • New Bartleby Issue Launch Party

    Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Come join the Bartleby team and the UMBC English department in celebrating the launch of Bartleby's new issue. The event will feature readings from this year's authors, door prizes, and food!...
    Posted: May 7, 2019 7:41 PM
  • Forgetting Lyric: Frances Ellen Watkins Harper and American

    A talk from Virginia Jackson, Univ. of California, Irvine
    Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Forgetting Lyric: Frances Ellen Watkins Harper and American Sentiment April 17th, 4pm in the Dresher Center (PAHB 216). The event will be followed by light refreshments.  This talk will place...
    Posted: March 26, 2019 3:18 PM
  • 6th Annual Big Prize Poetry Slam

    Friday, March 29, 2019 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Cheer on the poets at the 6th Annual Big Prize Poetry Slam! Friday March 29, 6 - 8 pm, PAHB Atrium Enjoy amazing performances by our student poets, as well as fun door prizes and...
    Posted: March 20, 2019 7:17 PM
  • Fiction Reading: Michael Downs

    English Department Reading Series
    Monday, February 18, 2019 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    On February 18, 2019, the English Department Reading Series will be hosting novelist Michael Downs. Our focus this year is on writers who actively build and sustain Baltimore’s unique literary...
    Posted: September 7, 2018 3:10 PM
  • 6th Annual BIG PRIZE POETRY SLAM at UMBC's 2018 HOMECOMING

    Enter UMBC's BIG PRIZE POETRY SLAM and win BIG!
    Friday, October 12, 2018 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    6th Annual BIG PRIZE POETRY SLAM at UMBC's 2018 HOMECOMING SLAM BIG!  WIN BIG!   $200 Grand 1st Place Prize. Prizes for 2nd and 3rd Place.   FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 6:30-8:30 pm in the...
    Posted: August 29, 2018 3:18 PM
  • Speak[ing] Out for Banned Books

    Countering Censorship and the Silencing of Stories
    Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    "Speak[ing] Out for Banned Books": Countering Censorship and the Silencing of Stories in the Twenty-First Century Throughout our history, books have been targeted for removal in libraries and...
    Posted: September 19, 2018 10:39 AM