Department News

May 17, 2011
Check out our department's undergraduate award winners!
May 16, 2011
The English Department's Student Address for Commencement on Friday, May 20th announced!
May 5, 2011
The following have been recognized for their excellent work in the department classrooms!
April 28, 2011
Check out the 2011 Academy of American Poets Prize & Katherine Anne Porter Fiction Prize Winners!
April 17, 2011
English Ph.D. candidate Jennifer Wellman has been awarded the Ann G. Wylie Dissertation Fellowship from the Graduate School at the University of Maryland.
April 13, 2011
We will hold a memorial service for our esteemed colleague, Professor Marshall Grossman, on Tuesday, April 26, from 4-5 p.m. at the gallery of the David Driskell Center in the Cole Student Activities Building on the University of Maryland campus.
April 12, 2011
Wenfei Zhou, a junior English major, has just been named a 2011 Beinecke Scholar.
April 7, 2011
Associate Professor Matthew Kirschenbaum has just been announced as a winner of the Guggenheim Fellowship for 2011.
April 6, 2011
Elizabeth A. Fisher, Professor of Classics at George Washington University, will be presenting Greek Translations of Boethius' Rhetorical Works in Thirteenth-Century Constantinope: 'Throttle Them with Their Own Syllogisms' Wednesday, April 6 at 4:00 p.m. in 2115 Tawes Hall.
April 5, 2011
From WW Norton's website on March 30, 2011: "Spotted: James Franco, accompanied by an assistant carrying the Norton Critical Edition of Shelley’s Poetry and Prose to his appearance on Letterman"