Department News

April 9, 2018
Patterson's project consisted of a poster, an essay on the experience of researching, and a biography on the Maryland suffragist Eliza F. Messenger.
April 5, 2018
Congratulations to former English major, Reginald Dwayne Betts, who recently received a 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship! You can read more about Betts here. 
April 3, 2018
The Comparative & International Education Society (CIES) and its Special Interest Group in African Diaspora recognized Professor Fleming as an Emerging Scholar!
April 3, 2018
This distinction honors faculty members who have demonstrated outstanding scholarly achievements, as well as exemplary contributions as teachers and leaders in their respective field.
March 27, 2018
Alumnus Donald Hall was recently selected as Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Sciences & Engineering​ at the University of Rochester. 
March 15, 2018
The Department of English is delighted to announce Kim Coles has been selected for an Arcan Semester Research Award for fall 2018. This semester leave from teaching and administrative responsibilities aims to support faculty at the rank of associate professor, with preference given to those for whom the completion of a major project will lead to promotion to full professor. 
March 13, 2018
The Conference on Composition and Communication will take place March 14th through March 17th in Kansas City, Missouri for, "Languaging, Laboring, and Transforming".   
March 13, 2018
The English Department is delighted to announce that Professor Chad Infante will be joining us this fall as Assistant Professor of English at the University of Maryland. 
February 22, 2018
John J. Long and Anne C. Long, Ph.D., give $100,000 to the Department to enhance students' education by recognizing, rewarding, and supporting faculty as they develop curricular and pedagogical best practices. 
February 20, 2018
The English Department is delighted to announce that Professor GerShun Avilez will be joining us this fall as Associate Professor of English at the University of Maryland.

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