A dynamic venue for critical and creative work at the University of Maryland, the Center for Literary and Critical Studies sponsors lectures, symposia, conferences, readings, and other activities.
For 2012-2013, the Center introduces the theme "Circuits and Circulations." To support this theme, the Center welcomes proposals for projects. The "call" is available here, with deadlines of October 15, 2012 (for fall 2012 events), February 1, 2013 (for spring 2013), and April 22, 2013 (for 2013-2014).
Scheduled special events for 2012-2013 include the launch of the Marshall Grossman Lecture Series, W.J.T. Mitchell's visit as Petrou Critic in Residence, Theresa Coletti's Distinguished Scholar Teacher Lecture, and the Complexities Conference, February 28-March 1, 2013.
All events are free and open to the public.