Department News

March 1, 2019
Matthew Kirschenbaum is speaking at Earthly Impressions: Book, Text, and Archive in the Anthropocene at the University of Washington in early March, as well as at the ACLA conference at Georgetown.
March 1, 2019
Oliver Gaycken will be giving a talk in the National Library of Medicine's lecture series.
March 1, 2019
Jeffrey Griswold’s essay “The False Florimell and Nonhuman Consent” was published in the winter 2019 issue of The Spenser Review. His article “Human Insufficiency and the Politics of Accommodation in King Lear” will appear in the spring 2019 issue of Renaissance Drama.
February 27, 2019
Ines P. Rivera Prosdocimi's poetry collection, Love Letter to an Afterlife, was published by Black Lawrence Press (2018). Recently, the Pulitzer Prize winning poet, Rita Dove, selected her poem "Surrogate Twin" to appear in the New York Times Magazine. Ines was also interviewed by author Rion Amilcar Scott for The Rumpus.  
February 27, 2019
K. A. Wisniewski's essay "The Unpublishable: Textshop Experiments and Composition(s) of/as Publishing, co-written with Felix Burgos (Indiana University) appears in the anthology Exquisite Corpse: Studio Art-Based Writing Practices in the Academy, edited by Kate Hanzalik and Nathalie Virgintino (Parlor Press, 2019).
February 27, 2019
DeLisa Hawkes will present her paper entitled, "Silencing 'Black Noise' in Dwayne Alexander Smith’s Forty Acres,” as a part of the "Navigating Trauma: Pasts, Presents, and Futures in African American Literature (Part 2)” roundtable at the 50th Anniversary Northeast Modern Language Association Conference.
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.

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