Maryland Day: Explore English!

April 28, 2018
10:00 - 3:00 PM
Tawes Plaza, Art Gallery ASY

Art/Sociology Building | The University of Maryland Art Gallery, 2202 Art-Sociology Building

  • M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing: Reading 1 – 2 p.m.
    • Listen to M.F.A. candidates and alumni present their work. ARHU, ENGL

Tawes Plaza

  • Books and Blankets 10 am-3pm
    • Take some time to read in public! Literature for all ages and blankets for kicking back. ARHU, ENGL
  • Chalk Talk 10 am-3pm
    • Inscribe your favorite quotations on Tawes Plaza in chalk. Stop by the Department of English table, refer to anthologies and literature collections, and leave behind your favorite poetry or prose questions. ARHU, ENGL
  • Lit Ink with Temporary Tattoos 10 am-3pm
    • Inscribe & inspire yourself with a literary temporary tattoo using already printed special temporary tattoo paper! Choose from some of the English department’s favorite authors and quotations. ARHU, ENGL
  • Spotlight on English Alumni 10 am-3pm
    • Complete a survey, provide a profile and reconnect with the Department of English. ARHU, ENGL
  • Quotation Station 10 am-3pm
    • Identify famous words from literary history, the authors who wrote them, and win a prize! Sponsored by the English Undergraduate Association. ARHU, ENGL
  • Writers Do Good 10 am-3pm
    • Write a postcard to make a difference. Learn about and participate in opportunities to write for civic good. ARHU, ENGL
  • Writing Technologies Through Time 10 am-3pm
    • From clay tablets and scrolls to typewriters and computers, take a look at the tools used to write over time. ARHU, ENGL, MITH 
For more information contact: Karen Nelson (knelson@umd.edu)