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  • TOMORROW: Tanya Olson Reading at Central Library

    Wednesday, September 25 at 6:30 PM
    Tanya Olson will be reading poetry, including selections from her 2019 book Stay, at the Central Library Creative Arts Center on Wednesday, September 25. The "Poetry & Conversation" event...
    Posted: September 24, 2019 2:10 PM
  • Read New Essays from Earl Brooks and Keegan Cook Finberg

    English faculty members Earl Brooks and Keegan Cook Finberg have recently published new essays. Follow the links below to read their work! Earl Brooks published "Charles Mingus, Rotary...
    Posted: September 23, 2019 11:01 AM
  • English Faculty Lia Purpura Reading at Enoch Pratt Library

    September 26, 6:30 PM, Enoch Pratt Library, Baltimore
    On Thursday September 26, UMBC English faculty Lia Purpura will be reading at Enoch Pratt Library in Baltimore, 6:30 PM. Come and hear selections from her new book, All the Fierce Tethers!...
    Posted: September 20, 2019 1:04 PM
  • DEADLINE EXTENDED: Big Prize Poetry Slam

    Big Prize Poetry Slam entry deadline EXTENDED to Friday 9/20! You have a few more days to enter UMBC's annual BIG SLAM!  By the end of this FRIDAY 9/20, email a print and a video version of no...
    Posted: September 19, 2019 7:14 PM
  • TOMORROW: A Beloved Reading of Toni Morrison

    September 18, 12:00-1:30, AOK Library Rotunda
    Via the Dresher Center, where you can RSVP for the event: A Beloved Reading of Toni Morrison September 18, 12:00-1:30 AOK Library...
    Posted: September 17, 2019 2:50 PM
  • TODAY: TTL Graduate Student Reception at Noon

    Graduate faculty and graduate students in the Texts, Technologies, and Literature MA program are invited to a reception in PAHB 428. Lunch will be served. Core faculty are also warmly invited....
    Posted: September 16, 2019 8:20 AM

    Time to SLAM BIG and WIN BIG!   It's the 7th Annual BIG PRIZE POETRY SLAM at UMBC's 2019 HOMECOMING! $200 Grand 1st Place Prize. Prizes for 2nd and 3rd Place.   FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 6:00-8:00 pm...
    Posted: September 4, 2019 8:40 AM
  • Dr. Margie Burns Co-edits Collection The Female Precariat

    Dr. Margie Burns, English department part-time faculty, published a co-edited collection earlier this year with Universitas Press titled The Female Precariat: Gender and Contingency in the...
    Posted: August 12, 2019 1:15 PM
  • Gail Orgelfinger's Book Reviewed in Philadelphia Inquirer

    The Philadelphia Inquirer recently published a wonderful review of Joan of Arc in the English Imagination, 1429-1829 by Gail Orgelfinger, English senior lecturer emerita. The book was published...
    Posted: August 5, 2019 11:26 AM
  • English Faculty Dr. Jody Shipka Receives Charles Moran Award

    Last month, Dr. Jody Shipka received the Computers and Composition Charles Moran Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Field. This award recognizes exemplary scholarship and professional...
    Posted: July 2, 2019 5:00 PM