Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic

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News

May 17, 2017
Please join us in congratulating our students who have received the following fellowships and awards.
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.
December 8, 2016
Join us in congratulating the following projects for receiving grants from the Center for Literary and Comparative Studies' Fall 2016 grant cycle.
November 16, 2016
Bringing together words, phrases, poems, passages, and more...
October 11, 2016
Please join us in congratulating the following UMD graduates and their advisors on their recent and impressive placements:
September 8, 2016
The English Department hosted its annual Welcome Assembly on September 7th. Faculty, staff, and students gathered to hear introductions, announcements, and news of plans for the year ahead. Following the formal program in Ulrich Hall was a brunch reception on the third floor patio.
September 2, 2016
In June, Kellie Robertson spoke at a symposium hosted by the Institut d'études avancées in Paris entitled “Le Roman de la Rose et la philosophie parisienne au XIIIe siècle.” Her talk was entitled “Horace’s Pitchfork and Nature’s Ax.” Keep reading to learn more!
September 2, 2016
Peter Mallios’ essay “On Foreign Grounds: Towards an Alternative US Literary History, Archive, Methodology” will be appearing in American Literary History as part of a special issue on Archives in Winter 2017. The essay is connected to the Foreign Literatures in America (FLA) project, a project concerning the reception of non-US-authored literatures in the US developed in coordination with MITH and many graduate students from the English department.
July 21, 2016
Jeremy Metz, doctoral candidate in Comparative Literature, translated from the French a chapter by Professor Emerita Stella Georgoudi, of the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris, "To Act, Not Submit:  Women's Attitudes in Situations of War in Ancient Greece," that appears in Women and War in Antiquity edited by Jacqueline Fabre-Serris and Alison Keith (2015 Johns Hopkins University Press),  His translation was edited by Professor Judith Hallett, who contributed an article to the volume.
August 17, 2015
Visit Hornbake Library now through Summer 2016 and explore their latest exhibit as they join museums and libraries worldwide in celebrating the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s famous tale, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
October 23, 2014
The Hyman S. & Freda Bernstein Jewish Literary Festival presents Gary Shteyngart in conversation with Alan Cheuse Tickets
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)
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
September 4, 2014
Writer/editor Frank Stewart and scholar/translator Katsunori Yamazato will read from the MANOA special feature "Living Spirit: Literature and Resurgence in Okinawa" and participate in a moderated discussion with poet Brenda Shaughnessy. This event is free and open to the public. Location: Mumford Room, James Madison Building (sixth floor) Contact: (202) 707-5394
June 17, 2014
Scholar Charlotte Rogers, Kluge Fellow, discusses how literary works from Brazil, Colombia, Peru, and Guyana reinvent the myth of a fabulous city of gold, known as "El Dorado," in today's world, and how in the wake of deforestation and settlement in the Amazon river basin, current writers nostalgically mourn for a time when the region was seen as a place of potential wealth and opportunity. Co-sponsored by the John W. Kluge Center and the Hispanic Division.
April 9, 2014
On Friday, April 18, from 9:15 am - 5 pm, the Graduate Field Committee in Medieval & Early Modern Studies will host an all-day seminar and practicum, "Paleography & the Archives." Professors Sabrina Baron, Holly Brewer, Alejandro Cañeque (all from the History Department), and Professor Ralph Bauer (from English) will present panels on Spanish and British Atlantic World topics and then guide participants through hands-on paleography practice.
March 4, 2014
Washington Area Group for Print Culture Studies 2013-2014 series will take place on Friday, March 7th, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in the Woodrow Wilson Room (LJ-113), in the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress. Amanda Lahikainen will deliver a talk entitled “Imitation Banknotes and the Visual Culture of Paper Money in Britain, 1782-1847.”
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.
May 17, 2017
Please join us in congratulating our students who have received the following fellowships and awards.
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.
December 8, 2016
Join us in congratulating the following projects for receiving grants from the Center for Literary and Comparative Studies' Fall 2016 grant cycle.
November 16, 2016
Bringing together words, phrases, poems, passages, and more...
October 11, 2016
Please join us in congratulating the following UMD graduates and their advisors on their recent and impressive placements:
September 8, 2016
The English Department hosted its annual Welcome Assembly on September 7th. Faculty, staff, and students gathered to hear introductions, announcements, and news of plans for the year ahead. Following the formal program in Ulrich Hall was a brunch reception on the third floor patio.
September 2, 2016
In June, Kellie Robertson spoke at a symposium hosted by the Institut d'études avancées in Paris entitled “Le Roman de la Rose et la philosophie parisienne au XIIIe siècle.” Her talk was entitled “Horace’s Pitchfork and Nature’s Ax.” Keep reading to learn more!
September 2, 2016
Peter Mallios’ essay “On Foreign Grounds: Towards an Alternative US Literary History, Archive, Methodology” will be appearing in American Literary History as part of a special issue on Archives in Winter 2017. The essay is connected to the Foreign Literatures in America (FLA) project, a project concerning the reception of non-US-authored literatures in the US developed in coordination with MITH and many graduate students from the English department.
July 21, 2016
Jeremy Metz, doctoral candidate in Comparative Literature, translated from the French a chapter by Professor Emerita Stella Georgoudi, of the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris, "To Act, Not Submit:  Women's Attitudes in Situations of War in Ancient Greece," that appears in Women and War in Antiquity edited by Jacqueline Fabre-Serris and Alison Keith (2015 Johns Hopkins University Press),  His translation was edited by Professor Judith Hallett, who contributed an article to the volume.