DEPARTMENT NEWS

DiCuirci's Seminar Designs Digital Exhibition

Professor Lindsay DiCuirci's Fall 2015 seminar on women and periodicals is pleased to announce the launch of a collaborative digital humanities effort with the American Antiquarian Society. Mill...

Posted: January 28, 2016, 3:34 PM

Airhart Profiled as Researcher of the Week

English Major, Jackie Airhart, on Her Study of Seamus Heaney

The English Department is proud to announce that Jackie Airhart, a former English major, has been recently profiled by Undergraduate Research as Researcher of the Week. Conducting a critical and...

Posted: December 11, 2015, 6:00 PM

Olson Featured at Busboys and Poets in D.C.

Tanya Olson, a lecturer in the Department of English here at UMBC, is one of the featured poets for November alongside Bomani Armah at Busboys and Poets in Washington, D.C. Olson will be reading...

Posted: November 15, 2015, 11:05 AM

Fiction Student Wins MAWA Writing Contest

Teauna Harper Places 2nd in the Founders' Prize for Fiction

The English Department would like to offer its congratulations to Ms. Teauna Harper, an aspiring dentist and student in one of our Introduction Creative Writing--Fiction courses this semester. She...

Posted: October 25, 2015, 4:38 PM

English Undergrad Researchers Profiled

The Office of Undergraduate Education posts profiles and interviews about undergraduate student researchers on its myMajors page. Currently, we have only a few stellar English students...

Posted: October 16, 2015, 3:48 PM

Purpura Book Launch at the Ivy

Lia Purpura's launch of It Shouldn't Have Been Beautiful takes place on October 6, 2015, at the Ivy Bookstore in Baltimore, MD, at 7:00 pm.  It Shouldn't Have Been Beautiful harkens back to an...

Posted: October 1, 2015, 8:12 AM

Braly Winners at the Baltimore Book Festival

Congratulations Jackie Airhart and James Gallagher

University/MFA writers, including Braly award winning students Jackie Airhart and James Gallagher, will be reading their work from 3 to 5 PM on Sunday, September 27, 2015, at the Baltimore Book...

Posted: August 30, 2015, 4:45 PM

Rudacille Honored by Historical Society

We want to offer congratulations to Deborah Rudacille, Professor of the Practice in the English Department here at UMBC. She will be honored by the Baltimore City Historical Society at their 15th...

Posted: August 30, 2015, 4:21 PM

Smith Wins the BARS First Book Prize

We want to offer congratulations to Orianne Smith, an Associate Professor and Chair here in the English Department at UMBC. She recently won the biennial First Book Prize for Romantic Women...

Posted: August 30, 2015, 4:18 PM

Ceraso Receives the Richard Ohmann Award

We want to offer congratulations to Steph Ceraso, an Assistant Professor here in the English Department at UMBC. She recently received the 2015 Richard Ohmann Award for Outstanding Article, which...

Posted: August 30, 2015, 4:12 PM