DEPARTMENT NEWS

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: https://my3.my.umbc.edu/groups/dreshercenter/events/73475 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

Enter UMBC's BIG PRIZE POETRY SLAM and win BIG!

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