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DEPARTMENT EVENTS

  • Creative Writing Workshop in the Writing Center

    Join Writing Tutors and Bartleby Staff for this Fun Workshop
    Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Bartleby and the Writing Center are excited to collaborate on a creative writing workshop on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM. The workshop will be held in the Writing Center,...
  • English Department Colloquium: Rafael Walker

    How American Novelists Remade Literary Realism
    Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, Dr. Rafael Walker, Visiting Assistant Professor, will be the featured speaker at the English Department Colloquium from 12:00 to 1:00 PM in the Performing Arts and...
  • CURRENTS: Humanities Work Now

    Monday, October 16, 2017 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    On Monday, October 16, 2017, Dr. Christopher Allen Varlack and Dr. Brian Norman (Loyola University Maryland) will deliver brief talks as part of the Dresher Center for the Humanities’ CURRENTS:...
  • 2017 Big Prize Poetry Slam

    "Slam Big! Win Big!"
    Friday, October 6, 2017 at 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    The much-anticipated Big Prize Poetry Slam finally returns for UMBC's 2017 Homecoming on Friday, October 6th from 6:30 to 8:30 PM in the Atrium of the Performing Arts and Humanities Building. This...
  • MEMS Colloquium Concert-Lecture

    Harmonious Monk: Martin Luther and His Reformation
    Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Dr. Christopher Boyd Brown and UMBC’s Camerata and Collegium Musicum will present an interdisciplinary concert-lecture on Martin Luther’s use of music and the community practice of hymn-singing in...
  • English Department Reading Series

    Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Each semester, the English Department hosts stimulating readings from authors nationwide as part of our reading series. This Fall, we are pleased to invite Leslie Pietrzyk to campus on Tuesday,...
  • Banned Books Week Pizza and Panel Discussion

    Censorship, Taboos, and the Tradition of Contested Books
    Friday, September 29, 2017 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    In 2016, the American Library Association determined that books are primarily contested across the United States for their perceived sexually explicit content; “offensive” language; engagement...
  • Banned Books Week Trivia

    "Words have power. Read a banned book."
    Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Words have the power to engage readers, heal age-old wounds, build communities, and open the doors to opportunity for those who read and use the information they gather as a platform for both...
  • English Students at the Baltimore Book Festival

    Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Each year, the Baltimore Book Festival features author appearances and book signings, readings, workshops, and panel discussions to engage the community in the wonderful world of the word. This...
  • MA in Texts, Technologies, and Literature Welcome Reception

    Friday, September 22, 2017 at 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    The time has arrived once again for our MA Welcome Reception--a warm and celebratory get-together at the start of every semester that enables faculty and students alike, who may not be in classes...