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October 26, 2017
With Julie Enszer (Maryland MFA; Maryland WMST PhD), Martha Nell Smith has coedited Everywoman Her Own Theology: On the Poetry of Alicia Ostriker (forthcoming U of Michigan Press Fall 2018).
October 25, 2017
Audrey Farley's essay "Psychoanalysis Via Comics: Alison Bechdel's Are You My Mother?" will be published in ImageText: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies. Her essay "Physiology Gone Wild: Oliver Sacks' Clinical Tales and Octavia Butler's Parable of the Sower" will be published in Journal of Science Fiction. She also has a book review forthcoming in Public Books and a chapter in the upcoming volume, Illness and Disability in Asian America (Eds. Jennifer Ho and Jim Lee). 
October 25, 2017
Daune O'Brien presented at the Feminisms and Rhetoric's Conference in Dayton, OH on October 7, 2017. The title of the talk was "Dorothea Dix’s Legislative Memorial: Visual Rhetoric and Advocacy for the Mentally Ill"
October 25, 2017
On October 7, Gabriela presented on a panel with Danielle Griffin and Elizabeth Miller at the Feminisms and Rhetorics conference hosted by the University of Dayton (Dayton, Ohio). The title of Gabriela's presentation was "Collections and Collective Performances in Madeleine de Scudéry’s Les Femmes illustres."
October 25, 2017
Peter Mallios is teaching a course on the American Novel in the Goucher Prison Education Partership program this fall. He attended the conference “Women Unshackled: Policy Solutions to Address the Growth of Female Incarceration,” sponsored by the Brennan Center for Justice, the Justice Action Network, and Google, this past summer. He is working with other partners in the area on this issue.
October 25, 2017
The Eighteenth-Century Intelligencer published Gerard's review of the book Reading Smell in Eighteenth-Century Fiction, by Emily C. Friedman (Bucknell UP, 2016) in its October 2017 issue. Gerard also presented a paper, "Emily Dickinson's Manuscript Readers: An Alternative Reception History,"  at the Reception Study Society conference, September 21-23, 2017 in St. Paul, Minnesota.
August 24, 2017
This summer Simone Drake was promoted to full professor and awarded the Youngberg Distinguished Professor chair in the Department of African American and African Studies at The Ohio State University. She is affiliate faculty in the Department of English as well as Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She is also the principal investigator for an $130, 000 Arts & Humanities Discovery Theme grant at Ohio State University that focuses on Transnational Black Citizenship.
July 25, 2017
Sophomore English Major Liyanga de Silva regularly publishes a column in the University of Maryland's student-run newspaper The Diamondback.
June 21, 2017
Oliver Brearey will be presenting the following conference paper at MLA in January 2018:“Individual and Collaborative Responsibility for Women’s Job-Finding Work in Outplacement.” Association for Business Communication panel, “Gender and the Language of Business / The Business of Language,” Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Jan. 2018, New York, NY.
June 21, 2017
At ALA in May, Susie Compton presented a paper on the panel she organized and proposed, themed "Religion and Domestic Fiction in Nineteenth-Century Literature." She also presented a paper titled "A Secular Sedgwick" at the Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society 20th-Anniversary Symposium in Stockbridge, MA this June.
November 29, 2017
Join us on Monday, December 11 at 7:30pm, as we celebrate the genius of Emily Dickinson with scholar and poet Sandra Gilbert. This third reading in the 2017/18 O.B. Hardison Poetry Series is co-sponsored with The Poetry Society of America.
September 19, 2017
We invite proposals for scholarly papers and panels at TRANSFORMING QUEER, the 11th Annual DC Queer Studies Symposium at the University of Maryland. The symposium will be a daylong series of conversations about the history, present, and future of trans and queer studies, bringing together scholars and artists whose work stands at the intersection of both.
June 29, 2017
Tracy K. Smith, who read at Maryland as part of the Writers Here & Now Series, was recently named the new US Poet Laureate.
November 18, 2016
The next meeting of the Washington Area Group for Print Culture Studies 2016-2017 series will take place on Friday, November 18th, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in the Rosenwald Room (LJ 205), 2nd floor, Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress. Drs. Holly Peppe and Tim Jackson will  discuss their recent edited collection: Selected Poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay: An Annotated Edition.”
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 2, 2014
Jonathan AuerbachWeapons of Democracy: How Social Reformers Became Propagandists for World War IThursday, November 13, 4:00 pmUlrich Recital Hall, Tawes Hall
April 1, 2014
Thursday April 3, 4:00-5:30 PMMcKeldin Library, Room 6137Special Events Room  
March 25, 2014
May 1-3, 2014 The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center Blacksburg, Virginia
October 1, 2013
12:00 pm - 1:30 PM in Francis Scott Key Hall Room 2120.
September 25, 2013
Primary reading for the meeting: Loreta Velazquez, THE WOMAN IN BATTLE.
October 26, 2017
With Julie Enszer (Maryland MFA; Maryland WMST PhD), Martha Nell Smith has coedited Everywoman Her Own Theology: On the Poetry of Alicia Ostriker (forthcoming U of Michigan Press Fall 2018).
October 25, 2017
Audrey Farley's essay "Psychoanalysis Via Comics: Alison Bechdel's Are You My Mother?" will be published in ImageText: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies. Her essay "Physiology Gone Wild: Oliver Sacks' Clinical Tales and Octavia Butler's Parable of the Sower" will be published in Journal of Science Fiction. She also has a book review forthcoming in Public Books and a chapter in the upcoming volume, Illness and Disability in Asian America (Eds. Jennifer Ho and Jim Lee). 
October 25, 2017
Daune O'Brien presented at the Feminisms and Rhetoric's Conference in Dayton, OH on October 7, 2017. The title of the talk was "Dorothea Dix’s Legislative Memorial: Visual Rhetoric and Advocacy for the Mentally Ill"
October 25, 2017
On October 7, Gabriela presented on a panel with Danielle Griffin and Elizabeth Miller at the Feminisms and Rhetorics conference hosted by the University of Dayton (Dayton, Ohio). The title of Gabriela's presentation was "Collections and Collective Performances in Madeleine de Scudéry’s Les Femmes illustres."
October 25, 2017
Peter Mallios is teaching a course on the American Novel in the Goucher Prison Education Partership program this fall. He attended the conference “Women Unshackled: Policy Solutions to Address the Growth of Female Incarceration,” sponsored by the Brennan Center for Justice, the Justice Action Network, and Google, this past summer. He is working with other partners in the area on this issue.
October 25, 2017
The Eighteenth-Century Intelligencer published Gerard's review of the book Reading Smell in Eighteenth-Century Fiction, by Emily C. Friedman (Bucknell UP, 2016) in its October 2017 issue. Gerard also presented a paper, "Emily Dickinson's Manuscript Readers: An Alternative Reception History,"  at the Reception Study Society conference, September 21-23, 2017 in St. Paul, Minnesota.
August 24, 2017
This summer Simone Drake was promoted to full professor and awarded the Youngberg Distinguished Professor chair in the Department of African American and African Studies at The Ohio State University. She is affiliate faculty in the Department of English as well as Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She is also the principal investigator for an $130, 000 Arts & Humanities Discovery Theme grant at Ohio State University that focuses on Transnational Black Citizenship.
July 25, 2017
Sophomore English Major Liyanga de Silva regularly publishes a column in the University of Maryland's student-run newspaper The Diamondback.
June 21, 2017
Oliver Brearey will be presenting the following conference paper at MLA in January 2018:“Individual and Collaborative Responsibility for Women’s Job-Finding Work in Outplacement.” Association for Business Communication panel, “Gender and the Language of Business / The Business of Language,” Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Jan. 2018, New York, NY.
June 21, 2017
At ALA in May, Susie Compton presented a paper on the panel she organized and proposed, themed "Religion and Domestic Fiction in Nineteenth-Century Literature." She also presented a paper titled "A Secular Sedgwick" at the Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society 20th-Anniversary Symposium in Stockbridge, MA this June.