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DEPARTMENT NEWS

  • Olson Featured at Busboys and Poets in D.C.

    Tanya Olson, a lecturer in the Department of English here at UMBC, is one of the featured poets for November alongside Bomani Armah at Busboys and Poets in Washington, D.C. Olson will be reading...
    Posted: November 15, 2015 11:05 AM
  • Fiction Student Wins MAWA Writing Contest

    Teauna Harper Places 2nd in the Founders' Prize for Fiction
    The English Department would like to offer its congratulations to Ms. Teauna Harper, an aspiring dentist and student in one of our Introduction Creative Writing--Fiction courses this semester. She...
    Posted: October 25, 2015 4:38 PM
  • English Undergrad Researchers Profiled

    The Office of Undergraduate Education posts profiles and interviews about undergraduate student researchers on its myMajors page. Currently, we have only a few stellar English students...
    Posted: October 16, 2015 3:48 PM
  • Purpura Book Launch at the Ivy

    Lia Purpura's launch of It Shouldn't Have Been Beautiful takes place on October 6, 2015, at the Ivy Bookstore in Baltimore, MD, at 7:00 pm.  It Shouldn't Have Been Beautiful harkens back to an...
    Posted: October 1, 2015 8:12 AM
  • Braly Winners at the Baltimore Book Festival

    Congratulations Jackie Airhart and James Gallagher
    University/MFA writers, including Braly award winning students Jackie Airhart and James Gallagher, will be reading their work from 3 to 5 PM on Sunday, September 27, 2015, at the Baltimore Book...
    Posted: August 30, 2015 4:45 PM
  • Rudacille Honored by Historical Society

    We want to offer congratulations to Deborah Rudacille, Professor of the Practice in the English Department here at UMBC. She will be honored by the Baltimore City Historical Society at their 15th...
    Posted: August 30, 2015 4:21 PM
  • Smith Wins the BARS First Book Prize

    We want to offer congratulations to Orianne Smith, an Associate Professor and Chair here in the English Department at UMBC. She recently won the biennial First Book Prize for Romantic Women...
    Posted: August 30, 2015 4:18 PM
  • Ceraso Receives the Richard Ohmann Award

    We want to offer congratulations to Steph Ceraso, an Assistant Professor here in the English Department at UMBC. She recently received the 2015 Richard Ohmann Award for Outstanding Article, which...
    Posted: August 30, 2015 4:12 PM
  • New English Department Faculty Members

    Welcome May Chung and Bruce Miller
    We warm welcome to our new part-time faculty members this semester in the English Department, May Chung and Bruce Miller.  May F. Chung is a native North Carolinian and attended NC State for...
    Posted: August 28, 2015 3:29 PM
  • New English Department Graduate Assistants

    Welcome Philip Hiotis and Victoria Rudacille
    We want to offer a warm welcome to our new graduate assistants this year in the English Department, Philip Hiotis and Victoria Rudacille.  Philip Hiotis is a native Baltimorean who received his...
    Posted: August 28, 2015 2:02 PM