Department News

May 16, 2019
Ralph Bauer's co-edited collection, Translating Nature: Cross-Cultural Histories of Early Modern Science has been published by the University of Pennsylvania Press.
May 16, 2019
Bob Levine has given recent talks on Melville and Irish emigration at the University of Kansas, Catholic University, and Indiana State University. His new essays include a piece on Frederick Douglass and synchronicity in Black Perspectives and the Afterword to The New Melville Studies (Cambridge UP, 2019). His updated second edition of the Norton Critical Edition of Hawthorne’s The House of the Seven Gables will be published later this year.
May 10, 2019
Temim Fruchter and Anna Goodson are the winners of the annual MFA thesis awards in fiction and poetry. 
April 18, 2019
Distinguished University Professor Robert Levine will give a talk next week at Catholic University entitled, "What Is an American? Race, Emigration, and Nation in the Writings of Herman Melville.” 
April 12, 2019
It is with great sadness that we mourn Distinguished University Professor Stanley Plumly, who died on Thursday, April 11, 2019, of multiple myeloma.
April 10, 2019
The U.S. Latina/o Studies Program at the University of Maryland is hosting Semana de la Latina during the week of April 15th.
April 9, 2019
Why a 'Worthless' Humanities Degree May Set You Up For Life
April 4, 2019
The awardees were selected for their potential to make original and significant contributions to knowledge in Humanistic Studies.
April 3, 2019
Mike Olmert will be giving an illustrated talk on the History of Slave Infirmaries, to the Annual Meeting of the St. Michael's Museum, Talbot County, MD.
March 27, 2019
Karen Lewis has been appointed to the leadership position of Regional Division Representative within NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising.

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