Department of English Center for Literary & Comparative Studies Give to English
3.30.2015: Hester Baer
The Wind That Shakes the Barley
03.27.15 Theory Colloquium
3.30.15 CMLT Conversations in Comparison: Hester Baer "Digital Feminisms: Transnational Activism in German Protest Culture"
4.2.15 Local Americanists: John Ernest, "What Was, Is, and Will Be: African American Literature, 1773-1900."
3.27.15 Theory Colloquium: Hegel, Derrida, Butler, and Malabou

March 25, 2015
Bob Levine's coedited critical and cultural edition of Frederick Douglass's The Heroic Slave was just published by Yale University Press. His literary biography, The Lives of Frederick Douglass, will be published by Harvard UP in the fall. On April 15th he's giving the annual Washington Emancipation Day Lecture, sponsored by George Washington University.
March 24, 2015
Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Jiménez-Porter Literary Prize!
March 4, 2015
View the video here:
March 3, 2015
John Kelly '84, interviewed Department Chair Bill Cohen for an article in the The Washington Post titled, "Lost in TV stories, from ‘House of Cards’ to ‘Game of Thrones.'"
March 2, 2015
The Association of Departments of English, in addition to producing the Job Information List and providing Summer Seminars for chairs and directors, facilitates conversations on the national, regional, and local levels regarding best practices, the state of the profession, and issues that concern faculty, administrators, and students.
February 27, 2015
Carla Peterson was published in the New York Times this month.
February 25, 2015
45 students from Glen Burnie High School visited Tawes Hall in early February to sit in on a model college class. 
February 24, 2015
Congratulations to Randy Ontiveros, who has been selected as a recipient of a 2015 University System of Maryland Board of Regents Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching. This award is the highest honor that the Board of Regents bestows to recognize exemplary faculty achievement.
February 23, 2015
When the Conference on College Composition and Communication convenes in Tampa, FL, in March, many faculty members and graduate students will present current research. Some of these presentations refine materials developed in conjunction with the graduate course and conference in fall 2013, "Engendering Rhetorical Power," a collaboration with scholars at Pennsylvania State University.
February 18, 2015
Residential fellowships are invaluable to the research and writing of the Department's faculty members. New locations provide new materials to read, new landscapes to write about, and new scholars to meet. Members of our faculty have held many residential fellowships, some of which are highlighted here.

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