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  • Kathryn McKinley Appointed Presidential Teaching Professor

    The English department is excited to announce that Professor Kathryn McKinley has been appointed Presidential Teaching Professor 2021-24. Each year the President and Provost select two...
    Posted: February 23, 2021 1:12 PM
  • TONIGHT: Poetry Reading Featuring Lia Purpura

    Event will be hosted by the Enoch Pratt Free Library
    Tonight, UMBC English professor and Writer in Residence Lia Purpura will be in conversation with poet Carl Phillips during a virtual event hosted by the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore. A...
    Posted: February 2, 2021 1:05 PM
  • Prof. DiCuirci Receives Early American Literature Book Prize

    We are happy to announce that Dr. Lindsay DiCuirci has received another major award for her 2019 book, Colonial Revivals: The Nineteenth-Century Lives of Early American Books: the 2020 Early...
    Posted: December 1, 2020 3:59 PM
  • TOMORROW: Earl Brooks on the Rhetoric of Mahalia Jackson

    On Wendesday, Nov. 17 at noon, Dr. Earl Brooks will discuss the rhetoric of gospel music legend Mahalia Jackson as part of the Dresher Center's series CURRENTS: Humanities Work Now. Dr. Brooks'...
    Posted: November 17, 2020 1:12 PM
  • Spring 2021 English Course Descriptions

    Looking for courses to take in the Spring 2021 semester? Check out the English department's offerings and find the ones that fit your interests and schedule! Spring 2021 classes are listed...
    Posted: November 2, 2020 11:54 AM
  • REMINDER: Honors Program Info Session Friday, Oct. 30

    On Friday, October 30 from 12:00-12:30 p.m., we invite you to come learn more about the English Honors Program. We'll discuss program highlights, sample projects, the application process, and...
    Posted: October 28, 2020 1:48 PM
  • Dr. Lindsay DiCuirci Receives First Book Award

    Join the department in congratulating Dr. Lindsay DiCuirci, Associate Professor of English, on receiving the 2020 First Book Award from the Library Company of Philadelphia for her monograph...
    Posted: October 27, 2020 12:09 PM
  • New Alumni Spotlight: Julia Arbutus, '20

    Recent UMBC English graduate Julia Arbutus is moving forward with her  studies as a graduate student in Journalism. A new alumni spotlight featuring her has been posted on our website:...
    Posted: October 5, 2020 8:41 AM
  • Looking for Support? Check Out UMBC Student Ambassadors!

    Now that we are more than a month into the semester, you might be feeling the crunch of upcoming papers and exams. Staying on track can be especially difficult in distance learning during COVID-19...
    Posted: October 2, 2020 1:03 PM
  • Welcome Back!

    The English Department wishes a warm welcome to all students, staff, instructors, and faculty for the fall 2020 semester! Even though most of us are not meeting in-person on campus, we aim to...
    Posted: September 2, 2020 11:47 AM