Department News

February 19, 2008
Professor Vin Carretta has been honored with the receipt of a long-term National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for 2008-09 at the John Carter Brown Library in Providence, Rhode Island.
February 5, 2008
Professor Vincent Carretta's book review of Foreigners by Caryl Phillips appeared in the February 5 Washington Post.
February 4, 2008
We're very pleased to announce that Doctoral Candidates Kathleen Barker and Kelly Wisecuphave been named Cosmos Scholars and grant recipients by the Cosmos ClubFoundation.
February 1, 2008
The Spring Theory Colloquium (ENGL 798B), associated with the Graduate Certificate in Critical Theory, focuses on the topic of ETHICS.  
January 30, 2008
Professor Maud Casey recently received the Calvino Prize and a 2008-2009 DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Artist Fellowship Program grant award.
January 23, 2008
Professor Brian Richardson's book, Unnatural Voices: Extreme Narration in Modern and Contemporary Fiction (Ohio State UP, 2006) has won the 2007 Perkins Prize.
January 23, 2008
Professor Brian Richardson's book, Unnatural Voices: Extreme Narration in Modern and Contemporary Fiction (Ohio State UP, 2006) has won the 2007 Perkins Prize.
January 18, 2008
Professor William Henry Lewis has been awarded a Creative Writing Fellowship for 2008 by the National Endowment for the Arts.
January 17, 2008
The Graduate English Organization at the University of Maryland is excited to announce its first annual conference.
January 16, 2008
It gives us inexpressible delight to announce that five more members of the English Department faculty have been given General Research Board Awards for the upcoming academic year.

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