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  • 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
  • Faculty Member Dr. Lindsay DiCuirci Wins National Book Prize

    Bibliographical Soc. of America Awards Prize Every 3 Years
    Lindsay DiCuirci's book, Colonial Revivals: The Nineteenth-Century Lives of Early American Print (Penn Press, 2019) has been awarded the 2020 Bibliographical Society of America's St. Louis...
    Posted: January 20, 2020 1:05 PM
  • 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