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September 11, 2018
Martha Nell Smith has a new publication:I dwell in Possibility: Collaborative Emily Dickinson Translation Project. Coedited with Baihua Wang, Fudan University. Sichuan Literature & Art Press, 2017.Martha Nell Smith also has the following forthcoming publication:Everywoman Her Own Theology: Essays On and Interviews With Alicia Suskin Ostriker. Coedited with Julie Enszer. U of Michigan P, forthcoming September 2018. With Companion web production http://aliciaostriker.com. Alicia Ostriker is New York State Poet 2018-2020.
September 7, 2018
Bob Levine has upcoming talks on Frederick Douglass at the University of Edinburgh, the University of Paris, and the Frederick Douglass Papers in Indianapolis. He recently spoke on the American literary canon at the University of Texas.
August 24, 2018
BookLab is a hands-on space for engaging with the codex book that seeks to blend elements of the book arts with digital experimentation.
July 24, 2018
The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress sponsors the annual fellowship in Digital Studies to support scholars exploring how “groundbreaking technological innovations” can serve as “agents of broad and profound [societal] change.”  The 11-month residency, established in 2000, aims to bridge the gap between academia and government and to help the library chart new directions in scholarly research. 
May 20, 2018
Fatima Azam recently published the article “Ink vs. Bytes: The Delicate Balance I Tried to Maintain in a Library.”REFLECTIONS Narratives of Professional Helping: Special Issue Librarians as Helping Professionals, vol. 23, no. 3, 2018, pp. 36-41.
May 16, 2018
Professor Matthew Kirschenbaum receives the Kandice Chuh Mentorship Award during GEO spring ceremony
March 13, 2018
The English Department is delighted to announce that Professor Chad Infante will be joining us this fall as Assistant Professor of English at the University of Maryland. 
February 1, 2018
Setsuko Yokoyama recently presented, "What’s in a Name? Users, the Generalized Others,” at HASTAC 2017, Orlando, Florida, 4 November 2017.
January 24, 2018
Congratulations to Neil Fraistat, who is a participant in ARCScholar, a digital publishing cooperative, involving UMD’s Romantic Circles website. This is based at Texas A&M University, which has been awarded a NHPRC-Mellon Digital Edition Publishing Cooperatives Grant for $75,000. This grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will be used to plan the development of ARCScholar and to form its governance structure. ARCScholar will participate with other grant recipients in creating a system of cooperatives for publishing and sustaining digital editions. 
December 20, 2017
The Modern Language Association's Annual Convention is being held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from January 4th through the 7th. Those presenting from the Department include faculty members and graduate students. 
March 6, 2018
4:30 pm, Monday, April 9, 2018 | 1100 Cambridge Community CenterKate Starbird, assistant professor at University of Washington and expert on informatics, will share how alternative narratives of crisis information spread, creating confusion and clouding judgment.
March 28, 2017
The next meeting of the Washington Area Group for Print Culture Studies 2016-2017 series will take place on Friday, April 7, 2017, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in the Rosenwald Room (LJ 205), 2nd floor, Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress. Dr. David Norbrook will deliver a paper titled “I write not for the presse to boast my own weaknesses to the world”: Lucy Hutchinson and the Restoration Public Sphere’.
February 14, 2017
MITH and the AADHUM initiative warmly invite your participation in the annual conference of the Society for Textual Scholarship, to be held on campus, May 26 - June 2. The deadline for proposals is February 26.
September 2, 2016
Sept. 9 at 3:30 pm: "From Bacon to Edges: Remediating the Early Modern Social Network"
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"
October 2, 2014
Jonathan AuerbachWeapons of Democracy: How Social Reformers Became Propagandists for World War IThursday, November 13, 4:00 pmUlrich Recital Hall, Tawes Hall
August 19, 2014
The first meeting of the Washington Area Group for Print Culture Studies 2014-2015 series will take place on Friday, September 12th, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in the Woodrow Wilson Room (LJ-113), in the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress. Dr. Ezra Greenspan will deliver a talk entitled “Biography, Print Culture, and the Archive: The Case of William Wells Brown.”
October 30, 2013
4:00 pm, CSIC Building, Room 1115. Deptartment of Computer Science, Distinguished Colloquim Speaker
October 22, 2013
Nicholas A. Basbanes at the Library of Congress at noon on Monday, Oct. 28.
September 26, 2013
3:30 to 5:00 PM in the Woodrow Wilson Room (LJ-113), in the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress.
September 11, 2018
Martha Nell Smith has a new publication:I dwell in Possibility: Collaborative Emily Dickinson Translation Project. Coedited with Baihua Wang, Fudan University. Sichuan Literature & Art Press, 2017.Martha Nell Smith also has the following forthcoming publication:Everywoman Her Own Theology: Essays On and Interviews With Alicia Suskin Ostriker. Coedited with Julie Enszer. U of Michigan P, forthcoming September 2018. With Companion web production http://aliciaostriker.com. Alicia Ostriker is New York State Poet 2018-2020.
September 7, 2018
Bob Levine has upcoming talks on Frederick Douglass at the University of Edinburgh, the University of Paris, and the Frederick Douglass Papers in Indianapolis. He recently spoke on the American literary canon at the University of Texas.
August 24, 2018
BookLab is a hands-on space for engaging with the codex book that seeks to blend elements of the book arts with digital experimentation.
July 24, 2018
The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress sponsors the annual fellowship in Digital Studies to support scholars exploring how “groundbreaking technological innovations” can serve as “agents of broad and profound [societal] change.”  The 11-month residency, established in 2000, aims to bridge the gap between academia and government and to help the library chart new directions in scholarly research. 
May 20, 2018
Fatima Azam recently published the article “Ink vs. Bytes: The Delicate Balance I Tried to Maintain in a Library.”REFLECTIONS Narratives of Professional Helping: Special Issue Librarians as Helping Professionals, vol. 23, no. 3, 2018, pp. 36-41.
May 16, 2018
Professor Matthew Kirschenbaum receives the Kandice Chuh Mentorship Award during GEO spring ceremony
March 13, 2018
The English Department is delighted to announce that Professor Chad Infante will be joining us this fall as Assistant Professor of English at the University of Maryland. 
February 1, 2018
Setsuko Yokoyama recently presented, "What’s in a Name? Users, the Generalized Others,” at HASTAC 2017, Orlando, Florida, 4 November 2017.
January 24, 2018
Congratulations to Neil Fraistat, who is a participant in ARCScholar, a digital publishing cooperative, involving UMD’s Romantic Circles website. This is based at Texas A&M University, which has been awarded a NHPRC-Mellon Digital Edition Publishing Cooperatives Grant for $75,000. This grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will be used to plan the development of ARCScholar and to form its governance structure. ARCScholar will participate with other grant recipients in creating a system of cooperatives for publishing and sustaining digital editions. 
December 20, 2017
The Modern Language Association's Annual Convention is being held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from January 4th through the 7th. Those presenting from the Department include faculty members and graduate students.