Department News

February 18, 2009
University of Virginia Rotunda Press has released Emily Dickinson’s Correspondences, edited by Martha Nell Smith and Lara Vetter, with consulting editor Ellen Louise Hart.
February 18, 2009
Professor of English Marshall Grossman was quoted in the February 17 New York Times on the problem of grade inflation in higher education.
February 13, 2009
Professor Jonathan Auerbach recounts the history of the first cinematic kiss for Fox News.
February 13, 2009
The committee for the Department of English's second annual GEO Conference invites faculty, students, and friends to attend on February 27th and 28th in Susquehanna Hall.
January 30, 2009
On Thursday, 29 January 2009, English Graduate Studies hosted a Give-a-Little, Get-A-Little Lunch — a food and funding drive to benefit the Capital Area Food Bank.
January 28, 2009
Matthew Kirschenbaum has a new essay in the January 23 Chronicle of Higher Education's titled "Hello Worlds: Why humanities students should learn to program."
January 15, 2009
University of Minnesota Press published William A. Cohen's Embodied: Victorian Literature and the Senses in December.
January 13, 2009
Heather Brown, Jennifer Wellman, Jasmine Lellock, and Kelly Wisecup recently earned awards from the University for pedagogical and literary research projects.
January 13, 2009
Keguro Macharia (Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2008) joins the Department as Assistant Professor of English.
January 8, 2009
The University of Maryland's General Research Board will be supporting two faculty projects this summer and five during the 2009-2010 academic year.