Dr. Earl Brooks Hosting Event w/ MD Senator Mary Washington

Rhetoric and Social Justice - Nov. 26, 4:00 PM, AOK Gallery

On Tuesday, November 26 Dr. Earl Brooks will be hosting Maryland state senator Mary Washington for a discussion about "Rhetoric and Social Justice." Just this week, Washington announced that she...

Posted: November 21, 2019, 11:09 AM

MA Candidate to Speak in Dresher Center "Currents" series

Corbin Jones is the current Dresher Graduate Student Fellow

Join us in the Dresher Center Wednesday Nov. 20 for "Currents: Humanities Work Now," where Corbin Jones will be discussing his current research. Corbin Jones, M.A. Candidate in the Text,...

Posted: November 19, 2019, 1:17 PM

See Photos from the 2019 Big Prize Poetry Slam

Follow the link below to see dozens of professional photos of the 2019 Big Prize Poetry Slam! Congratulations again to the participants and winners!...

Posted: November 4, 2019, 11:06 AM

UMBC Student Poets Reading at Baltimore Book Festival

Sunday, November 3 at 12:00 PM

Tess McRae and Morgan Mullings, both award-winning student poets in the English department, will be representing UMBC at the Baltimore Book Festival next week. During the University Writers...

Posted: October 28, 2019, 12:38 PM

Remember to Attend Events on Friday, October 11!

This Friday, get engaged on campus through English department-related activities. Look over the list below and follow links for more information. We hope to see you there! 10:00 AM -12:00 PM -...

Posted: October 10, 2019, 12:13 PM

Oct. 10: Lia Purpura to Appear in Fall for the Book Festival

Part of 21st annual book festival at George Mason University

This week, Lia Purpura will be joining an impressive lineup of authors at George Mason University's 21st annual Fall for the Book festival! See below for a press release from the festival with...

Posted: October 8, 2019, 6:32 PM

Faculty, Students to Present at International Conference

New Chaucer Society Congress, July 2020 in Durham, England

English faculty Dr. Kate McKinley and two English students, Corbin Jones and Joe Smith, will be presenting papers at the New Chaucer Society Congress in Durham, England in July 2020. The New...

Posted: September 30, 2019, 2:21 PM

2019 Banned Books Week Discussion: October 9, AOK Library

Illuminating the Tradition of Banning and Contesting Books

Each year, Banned Books Week aims at celebrating our freedom to read and to engage with the wealth of information--some considered taboo or transgressive--that diversifies our perspectives and...

Posted: September 27, 2019, 1:52 PM

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