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

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