Department News

September 11, 2018
Over the summer Robin M. Earnest worked on the Planning Committee for UMD's PTK Symposium which is scheduled for October 26, 2018. This fall, Robin will continue her work in support of PTK Faculty as an appointee to both ARHU's Collegiate Council, and ADVANCE's Advancing Professional Track Faculty Program.  
September 11, 2018
Stewart Foehl (pen name: Stewart Lewis) had a piece published recently on Motherwell Magazine:https://motherwellmag.com/2018/08/09/how-to-swerve-my-unconventional-path-to-fatherhood-as-a-gay-man/ 
September 11, 2018
MA student Talia Fishbine's paper, “The Presence of Gatsby in the Absense of Towers: 9/11 Literature and the American Dream” was recently accepted for publication with the open access ejournal, Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS).
September 11, 2018
Thibault Raoult has four poems forthcoming in Lana Turner: A Journal of Poetry and Opinion and will present at the Frank Stanford Festival in Fayetteville, Arkansas in September.
September 11, 2018
Comparative Literature PhD candidate Tung-An Wei (Miranda) received a merit scholarship from the Ministry of Education, Taiwan. 
September 7, 2018
Bob Levine has upcoming talks on Frederick Douglass at the University of Edinburgh, the University of Paris, and the Frederick Douglass Papers in Indianapolis. He recently spoke on the American literary canon at the University of Texas.
September 7, 2018
Britt Starr had a biography of Willa Muir and a biography of Edwin Muir published in the Modernist Archives Publishing Project this summer. 
September 7, 2018
Danuta Hinc recently published an essay, "When Fake News Was Good. History takes place in language before it manifests itself in events" in Popula. 
September 7, 2018
Howard Norman gave two lectures at McGill University. He taught this past month at the Napa Valley Literary Conference.  His novel My Darling Detective is being published in Dutch and Japanese.
September 7, 2018
Ph.D. candidate Konstantinos Pozoukidis was awarded the A. G. Leventis Grant for 2018-2019 from the A. G. Leventis Foundation. 

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