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  • English Professor Orianne Smith Elected VP of Faculty Senate

    Dr. Orianne Smith, Associate Professor of English, has been elected Vice President of the UMBC Faculty Senate. Congratulations to Dr. Smith! The department is grateful for your service and...
    Posted: May 15, 2019 1:52 PM
  • English Faculty Dr. Jessica Berman Named Lipitz Professor

    UMBC English Department faculty member Dr. Jessica Berman has been named the Lipitz Professor of the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences for 2019-2020. This professorship is supported by an...
    Posted: May 14, 2019 3:22 PM
  • Congrats to English Department and Bartleby Award Winners!

    Pictured from left: Johanna Alonso, Joe Smith, Julia Arbutus, Jacob Wilkerson, and Johnathan Acuna-Lopez Congratulations to our 2019 English Department Award Winners!  The department...
    Posted: May 10, 2019 1:33 PM
  • English Students Presenting at URCAD Next Week

    Come out and support English students presenting at URCAD 2019 on April 24! URCAD events will be held in the University Center and the Performing Arts and Humanities Building. Participating...
    Posted: April 18, 2019 3:49 PM
  • English Student Readers at the Baltimore Book Festival

    Come out and support our student readers at the Baltimore Book Festival on Sunday 9/30 at 3:00 pm. Nadine Benavides and Abigail Moore will be reading at the University Writers Reading, sponsored...
    Posted: September 28, 2018 5:10 PM
  • 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