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  • UMBC English Alum Wins National Educator of the Year Award

    UMBC English alum Sean Pang '09 has been chosen for the 2019 Claes Nobel Educator of the Year Award. Pang teaches English and media arts at Rockville High School in Montgomery County, Maryland....
    Posted: January 15, 2020 3:50 PM
  • Happy New Year from the English Department!

    Keep up with news and events on myUMBC and social media
    Happy New Year 2020 from the UMBC English Department! Faculty and staff are preparing for another exciting semester in the spring. The best way to keep up with our news and events is to...
    Posted: January 13, 2020 1:13 PM
  • TODAY! Rhetoric & Social Justice w/ MD Sen. Mary Washington

    Today, Dr. Earl Brooks and MD senator Mary Washington will be speaking on "Rhetoric and Social Justice." The event will be held in the AOK Library Gallery at 4:00 PM. We hope to see you there!...
    Posted: November 26, 2019 10:15 AM
  • Dr. Earl Brooks Hosting Event w/ MD Senator Mary Washington

    Rhetoric and Social Justice - Nov. 26, 4:00 PM, AOK Gallery
    On Tuesday, November 26 Dr. Earl Brooks will be hosting Maryland state senator Mary Washington for a discussion about "Rhetoric and Social Justice." Just this week, Washington announced that she...
    Posted: November 21, 2019 11:09 AM
  • MA Candidate to Speak in Dresher Center "Currents" series

    Corbin Jones is the current Dresher Graduate Student Fellow
    Join us in the Dresher Center Wednesday Nov. 20 for "Currents: Humanities Work Now," where Corbin Jones will be discussing his current research. Corbin Jones, M.A. Candidate in the Text,...
    Posted: November 19, 2019 1:17 PM
  • See Photos from the 2019 Big Prize Poetry Slam

    Follow the link below to see dozens of professional photos of the 2019 Big Prize Poetry Slam! Congratulations again to the participants and winners!...
    Posted: November 4, 2019 11:06 AM
  • UMBC Student Poets Reading at Baltimore Book Festival

    Sunday, November 3 at 12:00 PM
    Tess McRae and Morgan Mullings, both award-winning student poets in the English department, will be representing UMBC at the Baltimore Book Festival next week. During the University Writers...
    Posted: October 28, 2019 12:38 PM
  • Remember to Attend Events on Friday, October 11!

    This Friday, get engaged on campus through English department-related activities. Look over the list below and follow links for more information. We hope to see you there! 10:00 AM -12:00 PM -...
    Posted: October 10, 2019 12:13 PM
  • Oct. 10: Lia Purpura to Appear in Fall for the Book Festival

    Part of 21st annual book festival at George Mason University
    This week, Lia Purpura will be joining an impressive lineup of authors at George Mason University's 21st annual Fall for the Book festival! See below for a press release from the festival with...
    Posted: October 8, 2019 6:32 PM
  • Faculty, Students to Present at International Conference

    New Chaucer Society Congress, July 2020 in Durham, England
    English faculty Dr. Kate McKinley and two English students, Corbin Jones and Joe Smith, will be presenting papers at the New Chaucer Society Congress in Durham, England in July 2020. The New...
    Posted: September 30, 2019 2:21 PM