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DEPARTMENT EVENTS

  • 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!...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Poetry Reading: The Black Ladies Brunch Collective

    English Department Reading Series
    Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    On September 19, 2018, the English Department Reading Series will be hosting The Black Ladies Brunch Collective, a group of Maryland-based poets whose mission it is to “promote and inspire the...
  • 2018 Bartleby Launch

    Monday, April 30, 2018 at 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Bartleby is the creative arts journal of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Composed solely of student submissions in the areas of fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, and visual art,...
  • Eminent Scholars Talk: J. Blake Scott

    Theory Building as Care in Rhetoric of Health and Medicine
    Monday, April 16, 2018 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    On Monday, April 16, 2018, J. Blake Scott of the University of Central Florida will deliver a talk entitled, "Theory Building as Care in the Rhetoric of Health and Medicine," as part of the...
  • Eminent Scholars Talk: Guthrie P. Ramsey, Jr.

    Black Music and Social Protest: From ' Souls' to Kendrick...
    Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    On Thursday, April 12, 2018, Professor Guthrie P. Ramsey, Jr. of the University of Pennsylvania will deliver a talk entitled, "Black Music and Social Protest: From Du Bois' Souls to Kendrick...