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DEPARTMENT EVENTS

  • MEMS Annual Lecture

    Shakespeare, Women, and the Story of English Wine
    Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    “Some wine, ho!”: Shakespeare, Women, and the Story of English Wine What did Shakespeare’s contemporaries drink and what did they think about it? If we think about Renaissance beverages at...
  • Scenes from Macbeth Reading

    Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Double, double, toil and trouble... In honor of the four hundredth anniversary of Shakespeare’s death (1616), we invite students and faculty to attend a short reading of scenes from Macbeth on...
  • Poetry Reading: Lia Purpura

    Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Lia Purpura, the English Department's Writer-in-Residence, will be giving a poetry reading from her latest collection, It Shouldn't Have Been Beautiful on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 from 4:00 to 5:00...
  • MA Student Reception

    A Time for Good Food and Good Advice
    Friday, February 19, 2016 at 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    The Department of English here at UMBC is pleased to invite its MA students and faculty to join us on February 19, 2016 at 4:30 PM in the Performing Arts and Humanities Building, Room 428, for a...
  • CURRENTS Talk: Tanya Olson

    txt me im board: Long Poem in Contemporary American Poetry
    Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Part of the Dresher Center for the Humanities' CURRENTS: Humanities Work Now talks, Tanya Olson will present work from her new poetry manuscript, Stay. Stay explores, in America today, the cost of...
  • W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture

    Linked Fates and Great Expectations
    Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Please join us for the annual W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture on Wednesday, November, 11, 2015 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM in the Linehan Concert Hall. This year, Dinaw Mengestu--MacArthur Fellow, acclaimed...
  • Fall 2015 English Pedagoquium

    Teaching with Sound: Digital Audio Editing Workshop
    Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM
    Please join the English Department on Wednesday, November 11, from 12 to 12:50 in the Performing Arts and Humanities Building, Room 428, for its pedagoguium, a discussion of innovative teaching...
  • 2015-2016 English Reading Series

    Reading & Book Signing by Ann Pancake
    Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Please join us for the first event in our 2015-2016 English Department Reading Series, a reading and book signing by fiction writer Ann Pancake. This event will take place on October 29th from...
  • Fall 2015 English Colloquium

    Modernist Psychodrama and Wasteland Critique in HR and WWI
    Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Christopher Allen Varlack will be presenting a talk entitled, "Towards a Trans-Atlantic Approach: Modernist Psychodrama and Wasteland Critique in Literature of the Harlem Renaissance and World War...
  • Fall 2015 Talk with Mike Chasar

    From Baraka to Rihanna: Legacies of the Black Arts Movement
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Please join us on Tuesday, October 20, 2015, from 12:00 to 1:30 PM in the Performing Arts & Humanities Building, Room 216 (the Dresher Center) for an exciting talk about literature and popular...