Apply to the English Honors Program

Deadline: Friday, May 20

The deadline for applying to the English Honors program for Fall 2022 is Friday, May 20 by 5:00 p.m. For more information, please contact Dr. Lindsay DiCuirci at:

Posted: May 16, 2022, 11:39 AM


Rob Kempton, ‘12

Rob Kempton, ‘12, is a former UMBC English student who earned his Master’s Degree in Museum Studies from Johns Hopkins University. Kempton is currently a member of the Baltimore Museum of Art’s...

Posted: April 15, 2022, 12:39 PM

Nathan the Wise

By Michele Osherow

Dr. Michele Osherow has released a new article on Nathan the Wise! Check out her work here. Dr. Osherow has served as an dramaturgical consultant for a production of Gotthold Lessing's Nathan the...

Posted: March 31, 2022, 12:23 PM

2022 Braly Award Winners

The English Department proudly announces the winners of the 2022 Braly Awards in creative writing: For poetry, "After The Majlis" by Zoha Faraz Zoha Faraz is a senior Biology...

Posted: March 3, 2022, 2:12 PM


Comfort Udah, ‘13

Comfort Udah, ‘13, is a former UMBC English student who earned her PhD in English at UCLA. Udah is completing a postdoctoral fellowship at Dartmouth College before she begins starting a position...

Posted: February 11, 2022, 3:34 PM

Congrats to Dr. Sharon Tran!

Winner of the Career the Career Enhancement Fellowship

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Sharon Tran for winning the Career Enhancement Fellowship from the Citizens and Scholars Institute! Dr. Tran's scholarship current book project, Minor Forms:...

Posted: December 13, 2021, 10:45 AM

New Course Alert!

ENGL 386: Adult Literacy Tutoring: Theory and Practice

Interested in community engagement and/or adult education? If so, this course may be for you! The focus of this semester’s class is on the languages and literacies of recent immigrants and...

Posted: December 7, 2021, 11:04 AM