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DEPARTMENT EVENTS

  • 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...
    Posted: September 14, 2017 2:37 PM
  • 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...
    Posted: September 14, 2017 2:35 PM
  • 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...
    Posted: September 21, 2017 10:02 AM
  • 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...
    Posted: September 4, 2017 4:35 PM
  • 2017 Sound Studies Faculty Working Group Symposium

    Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    The second Sound Studies Faculty Working Group Symposium will take place on May 5, 2017 from 3:00 to 4:30 PM in the Performing Arts & Humanities Building Music Box (Room 151). The event will...
    Posted: April 26, 2017 7:03 PM
  • A Conversation about Digital Access

    The 2017 Daphne Harrison Lecture
    Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Dr. Carla Hayden is the fourteenth Librarian of Congress and both the first woman and African American to hold this important post in American society. On Thursday, April 13, 2017, beginning at...
    Posted: January 22, 2017 8:02 PM
  • Department Reading Series: Tim Seibles

    Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, the English Department will host a reading from Tim Seibles, Poet Laureate of the State of Virginia, in the Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery at 5 PM. This event, part...
    Posted: March 1, 2017 6:11 PM
  • Open Class: Tim Seibles

    Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
    On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, visiting speaker Tim Seibles, Poet Laureate of the State of Virginia, will be holding an open class in Sherman Hall, Room 108, at 4:00 PM. This event is open to all...
    Posted: March 1, 2017 6:15 PM
  • I Heard It Through the Grapevine Screening and Conversation

    Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    In 1982, the spellbinding documentary, I Heard It Through the Grapevine, was released, chronicling James Baldwin's return to the American South two decades after the passage of the Civil Rights...
    Posted: January 22, 2017 7:55 PM
  • Undergraduate Research Award Workshop: How to Apply

    Up to $1500 for Research and Creative Projects
    Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Undergraduate Research Awards (URAs) at UMBC provide up to $1500 to our undergraduate students to support their research or creative work with a UMBC faculty mentor on an original project. UMBC...
    Posted: February 8, 2017 5:27 AM