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  • UMBC English Graduate Entering Rutgers Univ. Poetry MFA

    See below for a positive message from UMBC English graduate Maxi Wardcantori ('19), who will be entering Rutgers University's Poetry MFA program. Congratulations to Maxi on this...
    Posted: March 30, 2020 1:38 PM
  • Seven UMBC Writing Tutors Presenting at Regional Conference

    Writing Center Director Elaine MacDougall Also Presenting
    Seven UMBC writing tutors will be presenting at the 2020 Mid-Atlantic Writing Centers Association Conference, held this weekend at Towson University. Elaine MacDougall, director of the UMBC...
    Posted: March 7, 2020 3:27 PM
  • TODAY: CAHSS Faculty Books in the Humanities Celebration

    Three English Faculty Among Featured Authors
    Join CAHSS and the Dresher Center in celebrating new books in the humanities published by faculty at UMBC. Three English faculty members will be among the featured authors--Keegan Cook Finberg,...
    Posted: March 4, 2020 12:07 PM
  • 2020 Malcolm C. Braly Award Winners Announced!

    The winners of the English department's 2020 Malcolm Braly Awards for creative writing have been announced. Congratulations to Ryan Saladino, Maxi Wardcantori, and Lauren Gouin for their...
    Posted: March 3, 2020 12:07 PM
  • Graduate Student Reception - Thank You!

    Thank you to all who attended last week's Graduate Student Reception! The space was standing room only for presentations by current graduate students Joy Kish and Corbin Jones. You can see...
    Posted: February 25, 2020 3:20 PM
  • This Thursday, Feb. 20: Local Reading with Lia Purpura!

    7:00 PM at The Ivy Bookshop in Baltimore, MD
    This week, Lia Purpura will be discussing her recent book All the Fierce Tethers in Baltimore! Purpura, UMBC English department Writer in Residence, is the author of several books of essays and...
    Posted: February 18, 2020 1:24 PM
  • Race for Profit: Keeanga-Yamahta Taylor Lecture, Feb. 13

    Join us next week for the UMBC Daphne Harrison Lecture with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Assistant Professor of African American Studies, Princeton University. Her talk is titled "Race for Profit: How...
    Posted: February 7, 2020 1:56 PM
  • New Alumni Spotlight: Zachary Riggins, '18

    Start your weekend with a success story! A new alumni spotlight has been posted on our website: https://english.umbc.edu/alumni-spotlight/ Zachary Riggins, '18, is a former UMBC English...
    Posted: January 31, 2020 3:16 PM
  • Next Week: Public Talk and Workshop with Dr. Marisa Parham

    Register by Monday, Feb. 3 for Hands-On Workshop
    Haunted Scholarship: Using Born-Digital Writing and Experimental Digital Projects in the Humanities Classroom Mark your calendars for this exciting pair of events announced by the Inclusion...
    Posted: January 30, 2020 2:04 PM
  • Read Michele Osherow's Notes on The Merry Wives of Windsor

    Osherow is Resident Dramaturg at the Folger Theatre
    English Faculty member Michele Osherow, who serves as Resident Dramaturg at the Folger Theatre, has published her dramaturg's notes for the Folger's current production of The Merry Wives of...
    Posted: January 28, 2020 1:48 PM