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Mon Sep 25

4:30 PM
Ulrich Recital Hall in Tawes Hall

Tue Sep 26

12:30 PM

Tue Oct 3

12:30 PM
MITH Conference Room, Room 0301 Hornbake Library North

Tue Oct 10

12:30 PM
MITH Conference Room, Room 0301 Hornbake Library North

Wed Oct 11

Tue Oct 24

12:30 PM
MITH Conference Room, Room 0301 Hornbake Library North

Tue Oct 31

12:30 PM
MITH Conference Room, Room 0301 Hornbake Library North

Wed Nov 8

Fri Dec 8

Wed Feb 7

Wed Mar 14

Wed Apr 11

Sat Apr 28

10:00 AM
Tawes Plaza, Art Gallery ASY

News

August 28, 2017
Emily Johnson graduated cum laude from the University of Maryland in spring 2017 with a double major in English and Linguistics. While on campus, she completed an Honors College citation, was admitted to Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society, and received the Dean's Scholarship. She is currently interning at Her Mind magazine and is in search of a career in editing or publishing. This summer, Johnson gained admission to a Folger Institute workshop on digital archives at the Folger Shakespeare Library. — Editor's Note
July 25, 2017
Sophomore English Major Liyanga de Silva regularly publishes a column in the University of Maryland's student-run newspaper The Diamondback.
July 10, 2017
With the guidance and vision of Professor Merle Collins, students enrolled in English 361 developed narratives included in the volume CAFE CONNECTIONS.
June 20, 2017
The Center for Literary and Comparative Studies is pleased to announce the recipients of their Spring Funding Cycle.
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
Holly Smith (hsmith11@umd.edu) announces that the nonprofit Washington Independent Review of Books will host a millennial-friendly literary salon on April 19th in Georgetown. If you have any aspiring-author students who might like to attend (or if you'd like to attend whether or not you're a millennial yourself), please let her know!
April 4, 2017
News from PWP! Continuing reading to learn more.
March 29, 2017
The English Department is delighted to announce Gabrielle Fuentes, who is currently completing her Ph.D. at the University of Georgia, will be joining us this fall as a faculty member in the Program in Creative Writing. 
March 16, 2017
Bob Levine's recent publications include his coedited (with Cindy Weinstein) Norton Critical Edition of Melville's Pierre and an essay on Hawthorne and dueling in The Field of Honor (University of South Carolina Press). This semester he is giving talks on Frederick Douglass (who "is getting recognized more and more") at the University of Rochester, Texas A&M, Catholic University, and Smith College.
March 3, 2017
Students in Randy Ontiveros’ Literary Maryland course recently made the trip to the Riversdale House Museum in nearby Riverdale, MD.
October 23, 2017
 For 49 seasons, the O.B. Hardison Poetry series has brought some of the best writers and speakers to the Folger stage. From traditional poetry readings to multimedia presentations to eclectic combinations of lecture, conversation, and performance, we are committed to expanding the contexts in which poetry is experienced.Learn more about the O.B. Hardison Poetry Series.
April 25, 2017
Four of our students in the English Department were selected to be Senior Marshals: Elizabeth Caldera, Casey DeFrancesco, Melissa Eck, and Emmy Schafer. These students will help lead the procession at the main campus commencement ceremony, and will also be honored at a reception.
November 22, 2016
Jhumpa Lahiri will  visit The Mercatus Center at George Mason University on Monday, December 5 at 6:00 PM in Founders Hall Auditorium.
November 2, 2016
It is that time of the year when we all have the opportunity to help out thousands of fellow citizens, animals and the environment in the state of Maryland who are going through tough times. 
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.
November 11, 2015
November 19, 20, and 22 at the Clarice Smith Center, in the style of Glassgow Citizen Theatre's Queer Shakespeare. 
March 2, 2015
Calling all English majors! The Department is working on new recruitment efforts and wants YOUR help! Show other students what makes English the best major at UMD.
March 2, 2015
Events and Application Deadlines for the week of March 2 - March 6, 2015.
February 23, 2015
Events and Application Deadlines for the Week of February 23 - February 27, 2015
August 28, 2017
Emily Johnson graduated cum laude from the University of Maryland in spring 2017 with a double major in English and Linguistics. While on campus, she completed an Honors College citation, was admitted to Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society, and received the Dean's Scholarship. She is currently interning at Her Mind magazine and is in search of a career in editing or publishing. This summer, Johnson gained admission to a Folger Institute workshop on digital archives at the Folger Shakespeare Library. — Editor's Note
July 25, 2017
Sophomore English Major Liyanga de Silva regularly publishes a column in the University of Maryland's student-run newspaper The Diamondback.
July 10, 2017
With the guidance and vision of Professor Merle Collins, students enrolled in English 361 developed narratives included in the volume CAFE CONNECTIONS.
June 20, 2017
The Center for Literary and Comparative Studies is pleased to announce the recipients of their Spring Funding Cycle.
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
Holly Smith (hsmith11@umd.edu) announces that the nonprofit Washington Independent Review of Books will host a millennial-friendly literary salon on April 19th in Georgetown. If you have any aspiring-author students who might like to attend (or if you'd like to attend whether or not you're a millennial yourself), please let her know!
April 4, 2017
News from PWP! Continuing reading to learn more.
March 29, 2017
The English Department is delighted to announce Gabrielle Fuentes, who is currently completing her Ph.D. at the University of Georgia, will be joining us this fall as a faculty member in the Program in Creative Writing. 
March 16, 2017
Bob Levine's recent publications include his coedited (with Cindy Weinstein) Norton Critical Edition of Melville's Pierre and an essay on Hawthorne and dueling in The Field of Honor (University of South Carolina Press). This semester he is giving talks on Frederick Douglass (who "is getting recognized more and more") at the University of Rochester, Texas A&M, Catholic University, and Smith College.
March 3, 2017
Students in Randy Ontiveros’ Literary Maryland course recently made the trip to the Riversdale House Museum in nearby Riverdale, MD.

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