Department News

October 1, 2009
"Being able to speak with a certain amount of clarity what's in your mind and in your heart seems to me to be inseparable from having a happy life," says Plumly on the task of poetry.
September 24, 2009
The venerable critic and poet will also give a poetry reading to Michael Collier's Introduction to Poetry class.
September 24, 2009
The career of Stanley Plumly will be the focus of a two-day conference October 29th and 30th.
September 10, 2009
Helen McClung and Leigh Ryan will be recognized for their years of service to the College of Arts and Humanities.
September 10, 2009
University President C.D. Mote, Jr. led the ribbon cutting for Tawes Hall's grand opening celebration.
September 2, 2009
Rodrigo Lazo, Associate Professor of English and Associate Dean in the School of Humanities at UC Irvine, will deliver the Second Annual Alumni Lecture on Friday, September 4.
August 6, 2009
Paul Kei Matsuda, Associate Professor of English at Arizona State University, will be the keynote speaker for symposium on October 9.
July 21, 2009
University of Maryland Libraries Special Collections celebrates the publication of At the Barriers with a new digital exhibit, "'Well, I wanted a new vision...': Thom Gunn and 'Misanthropos.'"
June 30, 2009
C.D. Mote, President of the University, has approved promotions for Professors Maud Casey, Michael Olmert, and Sangeeta Ray.
June 16, 2009
Plenary lectures from Lev Manovich and Christine Borgman will be free and open to the public.