Department News

February 27, 2019
Nahid has published a translation into Persian of Fen: A Play by Caryl Churchill. The publication includes her article reading Churchill's Marxist-feminist implications of the play.
February 27, 2019
Scott Trudell’s book Unwritten Poetry: Song, Performance, and Media in Early Modern England is out in March from Oxford University Press. The book reveals the importance of performed vocal music in theories and practices of English Renaissance literature.
February 27, 2019
PhD Candidate Tung-An Wei (Miranda) will present a paper at the Northeast Modern Language Association Convention in Washington, DC in late March.
February 26, 2019
The project explores the circulation and performance of Renaissance poetry. Raff Vigilanti at MITH designed the data model. Professors Scott Trudell (UMD) and Sarah Williams (USC) both contributed to the content.
February 19, 2019
What can Buddhist and Hindu influences offer post-1945 American identities? This volume explores the possibilities in the novels of Jack Kerouac, Maxine Hong Kingston, Alice Walker, and others.
February 19, 2019
Stewart Foehl (under pen name Stewart Lewis) has inked a deal with Lake Union (Amazon) to publish his edgy, romantic comedy novel called Happily Whatever After, scheduled to be released in June 2020.
February 15, 2019
Kelly Cresap provides tips on dealing with classroom diversity.
February 8, 2019
The Poet X, written by University of Maryland almuna Elizabeth Acevedo, has recently won the Printz Award and the Pura Belpré Award. 
February 6, 2019
Assistant Professor Scott Trudell recently guest edited a special issue of Restoration journal. 
February 1, 2019
Academic & Professional Writing in an Age of Accountability grows out of a conference sponsored by the Academic Writing Board in 2014 and features articles by many UMD faculty members.