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  • Earl Brooks Awarded Dresher Center Summer Fellowship

    Congratulations to Dr. Earl Brooks for receiving a Dresher Center Summer Fellowship for 2020! Brooks will use the fellowship to work on his book project, Black Sonorities: Rhetoric and Black...
    Posted: May 11, 2020 1:43 PM
  • Lindsay DiCuirci to Lead HT Lab about Online Teaching

    Next week, Lindsay DiCuirci will be facilitating a conversation with faculty and staff about teaching online during the COVID-19 crisis. DiCuirci is the Humanities Teaching Lab director....
    Posted: May 7, 2020 6:37 PM
  • Christopher Corbett Awarded Emeritus Faculty Status

    Chris Corbett, prolific journalist and Professor of the Practice in the English department for many years, has been awarded Emeritus faculty status by the university. Join us in congratulating...
    Posted: April 27, 2020 5:08 PM
  • This Week: English Students Presenting at URCAD 2020

    This year the Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day (URCAD) will be hosted online, and many English students will make presentations about their compelling research. Find all their...
    Posted: April 20, 2020 4:08 PM
  • McKinley Essay on Boccaccio and Coronavirus Pandemic

    Published on international journalism forum The Conversation
    Professor Kate McKinley discusses similarities between responses to the coronavirus pandemic and Boccaccio's accounts of the Black Plague on the international journalism forum, The Conversation. ...
    Posted: April 16, 2020 3:59 PM
  • The Inclusion Imperative Highlights Work of English Faculty

    English Faculty Working Closely with Dresher Center
    UMBC News recently reported on the Dresher Center's Inclusion Imperative--a program focused on increasing diversity and inclusion in the humanities led by  Scott Casper, CAHSS Dean, and Jessica...
    Posted: April 9, 2020 4:19 PM
  • Need Some Creative Motivation? Join The Isolation Journals

    Are you looking for some motivation and guidance to process our unique and troubling times through writing? Author Suleika Jaouad recently initiated The Isolation Journals, which sends free...
    Posted: April 7, 2020 4:05 PM
  • Read Essays By UMBC Students about the Coronavirus Crisis

    UMBC students have been writing about their experiences during the coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis, and you can find three of their essays below from the Baltimore Sun and The Retriever, UMBC's...
    Posted: April 2, 2020 4:20 PM
  • 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