Department News

December 15, 2008
On November 7 and 8, a team of graduate students from Robert Levine's Spring 2008 seminar held a national conference on the theme of "Rethinking Empire and Imperialism in 19th Century American Literature."
December 15, 2008
Articles by Rebecca Lush, and T.J. Moretti have been recently accepted for publication in academic journals.
December 15, 2008
The MFA program nominated five students for the Association of Writers & Writing Programs' (AWP) literary competition for the discovery of new work.
December 15, 2008
Professors Maud Casey, Michael Collier and Howard Norman are among the winners of the 2008 Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) summer awards.
October 15, 2008
Professor of English Shirley Logan has published Liberating Language: Sites of Rhetorical Education in Nineteenth-Century Black America through Southern Illinois University Press.
October 10, 2008
MITH has posted a call for papers for Digital Humanities 2009, the most prestigious international conference in the field of digital humanities. It will be held at the University of Maryland in June 2009.
October 10, 2008
The Graduate Student Government has requested that Educational Affairs Committee of the University Senate make the Writing Center available to graduate students.
September 23, 2008
University of North Carolina Press has released Robert Levine's eleventh book, Dislocating Race and Nation: Episodes in Nineteenth-Century American Literary Nationalism.
September 17, 2008
The "life changing" potential of study abroad programs was theme of a university press release on Michael Olmert's "Study Abroad in London and East Anglia."
September 13, 2008
Hall, an alumnus from the University of Maryland Ph.D. program, gave an enthusiastic and engaging talk to a crowd of eighty graduate students.