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September 13, 2017
Michael Olmert lectured on “18th Century Architecture and the Creation of Sacred Spaces,” at Historic St. Martin’s Church (built 1756-63), Worcester Co., MD.,  Sept. 9, 2017.  This talk was adapted from a chapter of his forthcoming book, "Space, Meaning, and Intention in 18th Century Architecture."
September 5, 2017
Judith Krummeck spoke with Rudy about his forthcoming book, Imagined Homelands: British Poetry in the Colonies (Johns Hopkins UP, December 2017). 
June 20, 2017
The Center for Literary and Comparative Studies is pleased to announce the recipients of their Spring Funding Cycle.
May 17, 2017
Please join us in congratulating our students who have received the following fellowships and awards.
May 5, 2017
The Faculty Research & Writing Group consisting of Luka Arsenjuk, Melanie Kill, Oliver Gaycken, Matthew Krischenbaum, Lee Konstantinou, Scott Trudell, and Orrin Wang discussed emergent projects.
April 13, 2017
Martha Nell Smith will deliver “Diversity is Not a Luxury in DH: Challenges Post-2016” at the University of Miami Humanities Center, April 20, 2017.
April 12, 2017
Oliver Gaycken gave a talk about my current book project, on the moving-picture encyclopedia, at the University of California, Berkeley, and at Indiana University.He presented a talk about a side project, the American perceptual psychologist J. J. Gibson and his work making test films for the Army Air Force during World War II, at the University of Strasbourg, at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference in Chicago.
April 4, 2017
Orrin Wang will be presenting a talk, "W.J.T. Mitchell: Romanticist and Dialectical Jaywalker," at the University of Chicago on April 21 as part of celebration of Mitchell's scholarship and teaching.  Participating with Wang will be Bill Ayers, Kresmir Prugar, and Terry Smith.
February 23, 2017
Sara Wilder, who is currently completing her Ph.D. at Ohio State University, will be joining us this fall.
January 4, 2017
The Modern Language Association's Annual Convention is being held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from January 5th through the 8th. Those presenting from the Department include faculty members and graduate students.
November 1, 2016
The Opening Reception for The Stamp Gallery's latest exhibiton Black Maths is Free and Open to the Public and will take place Tuesday, November 1 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
October 27, 2016
The Tournées Film Festival will run from October 27 to December 8 at the Old Greenbelt Theatre. Films will be shown every Thursday (with the exception of 11/24), followed by a guest lecture from a UMD Professor. For more information click here.
September 2, 2016
Sept. 9 at 3:30 pm: "From Bacon to Edges: Remediating the Early Modern Social Network"
November 4, 2015
Fred Kuwornu is an Italian-Ghanaian documentary filmmaker. His film, 18 Jus Soli  offers an important perspective on the situation of immigrants in Southern Europe and Italy in particular. His Inside Buffalo focuses on the experience of World War Two Buffalo Soldiers in Italy, and his current project, Blaxploitation, which is still in post production, analyzes the often neglected and marginalized presence of actors of color in the first 100 years of Italian cinema. 
November 4, 2015
Sangeeta Ray at Georgetown University's Environmental Humanities Seminar. Ecology of Intimacies: An Ethics, Aesthetics and Politics of Reading Postcolonial Environmental Fiction. Lannan Center, New North 408.
October 14, 2015
On Saturday, October 17, at 4:00 PM in the Multi-Purpose Room of the Nyumburu Cultural Center, there will be a panel presentation, followed by discussion, on the topic of "Cultural Heritage:  Why Do We Care?"  This event, in observance of International Archaeology Day, is co-sponsored with the Washington, D.C. chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America.
January 29, 2015
This will be a Q & A discussion with director, producer, and UMD alumnus ('83) Mark Ciardi. This event will be moderated by Adam Nixon, a Lecturer in the Department of Communication - teaching digital filmmaking and screenwriting - and a Ph.D. candidate in Performance Studies. Almendrita Vergara is a Film Studies student who will also be moderating the discussion. This events is open to students of all majors.
January 29, 2015
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm: Dr. Alan Galey, "Veils of Print and Veils of Code: The Challenge of Understanding Digital Texts Bibliographically"
November 19, 2014
Click here to access the playlist for Jonathan Auerbach's Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Lecture.
October 2, 2014
School of Music Music Scholars Lecture Seriespresents Sean Williams The Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington "Irish-Speaking Regions as a Locus of Musical Exile" Leah Smith Lecture Hall (room 2200, School of Music, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center)
September 13, 2017
Michael Olmert lectured on “18th Century Architecture and the Creation of Sacred Spaces,” at Historic St. Martin’s Church (built 1756-63), Worcester Co., MD.,  Sept. 9, 2017.  This talk was adapted from a chapter of his forthcoming book, "Space, Meaning, and Intention in 18th Century Architecture."
September 5, 2017
Judith Krummeck spoke with Rudy about his forthcoming book, Imagined Homelands: British Poetry in the Colonies (Johns Hopkins UP, December 2017). 
June 20, 2017
The Center for Literary and Comparative Studies is pleased to announce the recipients of their Spring Funding Cycle.
May 17, 2017
Please join us in congratulating our students who have received the following fellowships and awards.
May 5, 2017
The Faculty Research & Writing Group consisting of Luka Arsenjuk, Melanie Kill, Oliver Gaycken, Matthew Krischenbaum, Lee Konstantinou, Scott Trudell, and Orrin Wang discussed emergent projects.
April 13, 2017
Martha Nell Smith will deliver “Diversity is Not a Luxury in DH: Challenges Post-2016” at the University of Miami Humanities Center, April 20, 2017.
April 12, 2017
Oliver Gaycken gave a talk about my current book project, on the moving-picture encyclopedia, at the University of California, Berkeley, and at Indiana University.He presented a talk about a side project, the American perceptual psychologist J. J. Gibson and his work making test films for the Army Air Force during World War II, at the University of Strasbourg, at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference in Chicago.
April 4, 2017
Orrin Wang will be presenting a talk, "W.J.T. Mitchell: Romanticist and Dialectical Jaywalker," at the University of Chicago on April 21 as part of celebration of Mitchell's scholarship and teaching.  Participating with Wang will be Bill Ayers, Kresmir Prugar, and Terry Smith.
February 23, 2017
Sara Wilder, who is currently completing her Ph.D. at Ohio State University, will be joining us this fall.
January 4, 2017
The Modern Language Association's Annual Convention is being held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from January 5th through the 8th. Those presenting from the Department include faculty members and graduate students.