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  • Humanities Forum: Michael Eric Dyson

    Obama Effect 2.0 Conference Keynote--The Black Presidency
    Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    In "The Black Presidency," Michael Eric Dyson--radio host and University Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University--will explore the role of race in shaping Barack Obama's identity and...
  • Undergraduate Research Awards Workshop

    Need $1500 for Your Research or Creative Project
    Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Each year, the English Department is interested in having more English students participate in the undergraduate research programs offered here at UMBC. Undergraduate Research Awards, in...
  • Bartleby Writer's Workshop

    Monday, October 24, 2016 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Are you a student who enjoys expressing yourself in fiction, creative non-fiction, or poetry? Would you like to review your work but are not sure where to go? The staff of Bartleby will be hosting...
  • Pizza and Panel Discussion of All American Boys: A Novel

    Mon, Oct 24, 2016 at 12:00 PM – Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 1:00 PM
    Maryland Humanities developed the One Maryland One Book (OMOB) initiative "to bring together diverse people in communities across the state through the shared experience of reading the same book."...
  • CURRENTS Talks: Belilgne and Holter

    Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    As part of the Dresher Center for the Humanities' CURRENTS: Humanities Work Now talks, on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, Assistant Professor Maleda Belilgne and Andrew Holter, '12, will be...
  • GRE Essay Writing Workshop

    Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 2:30 PM – 3:45 PM
    Are you taking the GRE in Fall 2016 or Spring 2017? The GRE requires students to write an Issue Essay and an Analysis Essay under timed conditions. But you are not alone. Join the Department of...
  • Little Free Library Grand Opening

    Monday, October 3, All Day
    Want something to read that is fresh, new, and not assigned by a professor? Beginning Monday, October 3, 2016, the Department of English will be hosting UMBC's very first Little Free Library in...
  • Medieval and Early Modern Studies Colloquium Lecture

    The Islamicate Geographies of "The Female Wits"
    Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    On Tuesday, September 27, 2016, Dr. Bernadette Andrea--the Celia Jacobs Endowed Professor at the University of Texas, San Antonio--will deliver a lecture in the Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery as...
  • English MA Student Reception

    Friday, September 23, 2016 at 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    The time has arrived once again for our now traditional, every-semester MA student reception--a wonderful opportunity for MA students and English Department faculty to get to know one another and...
  • English Open House for UMBC 50

    Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Nearly every student who came to UMBC took at least one English course, and many have left a legacy through Bartleby or the Retriever. Join us to relive the memories and tour our new department...