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  • Keegan Cook Finberg to Read at Baltimore Book Festival

    Joining Poet Patricia Smith for "Incendiary Poets Poeting"
    Keegan Cook Finberg to Read at Baltimore Book Festival Keegan Cook Finberg, Assistant Professor of English, will be reading her poetry this weekend as part of the Baltimore Book Festival. She...
    Posted: September 26, 2018 12:05 PM
  • 2018-19 English Department Reading Series

    On September 19, 2018 we’ll be hosting The Black Ladies Brunch Collective, a group of Maryland-based poets whose mission it is to “promote and inspire the voices of Black women,” and on February...
    Posted: September 7, 2018 2:49 PM
  • Saira Khan '09 Wins 2018 Outstanding Alumna Award

    Saira Khan (English '09), currently the director of social media for The New Yorker, will be the recipient of an outstanding young UMBC alumna award on October 4.  Ms. Khan’s journalism - on...
    Posted: August 29, 2018 3:36 PM
  • English Department BA-MA Program

    A Great Head Start on your Masters Degree!
    If you plan to pursue a Masters Degree when you graduate, you should take advantage of the English Department’s BA-MA program. You start your MA while you are finishing your BA by enrolling in...
    Posted: August 22, 2018 2:49 PM
  • Corbett's "Autotonsorialist" Featured on Jeopardy

    A word that Professor of the Practice Christopher Corbett invented was a clue on the March 9, 2018 episode of Jeopardy. The word was autotonsorialist--one who cuts his own hair or looks as if he...
    Posted: April 4, 2018 4:12 AM
  • Exciting Faculty News: April

    The English Department is home to a productive, award-winning faculty whose members pursue both research and creative activity across the many diverse fields of English today. In celebrating that...
    Posted: April 4, 2018 4:06 AM
  • Exciting Faculty News: March

    The English Department is home to a productive, award-winning faculty whose members pursue both research and creative activity across the many diverse fields of English today. In celebrating that...
    Posted: March 4, 2018 8:36 PM
  • Exciting Summer English Courses Available

    This summer, the English Department will be offering students a number of courses to help expand their educational horizons, whether meeting a general education requirement, studying the nuances...
    Posted: March 3, 2018 12:28 PM
  • English Graduate Students Serve as Reviewers for SSAWW 2018

    Two graduate students in the Master of Arts in Texts, Technologies, and Literature program here at UMBC recently joined nearly fifty other reviewers to evaluate conference proposals as part of the...
    Posted: March 3, 2018 4:32 AM
  • Writing Center Tutors and Director to Present at MAWCA

    The English Department here at UMBC is pleased to announce that three of our stellar tutors in the Writing Center—located on the first floor of the Albin O. Kuhn Library—as well as Director of the...
    Posted: March 3, 2018 3:50 AM