Tim Bruno received the Harriet Beecher Stowe Up and Coming Scholar Award from the Harriet Beecher Stowe Society. The award recognizes his paper, "Rewriting Douglass and Truth: Stowe's Independent and Atlantic Articles,” which he will present in May at the American Literature Association's annual conference.
The English Department is delighted to announce Gabrielle Fuentes, who is currently completing her Ph.D. at the University of Georgia, will be joining us this fall as a faculty member in the Program in Creative Writing.
Lara Payne awarded a residency at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts in September 2016 and has a poem coming out in The Mom Egg Review in April 2017. She was recently added to the Maryland State Arts Council Artist in Residence Roster.
Bob Levine's recent publications include his coedited (with Cindy Weinstein) Norton Critical Edition of Melville's Pierre and an essay on Hawthorne and dueling in The Field of Honor (University of South Carolina Press). This semester he is giving talks on Frederick Douglass (who "is getting recognized more and more") at the University of Rochester, Texas A&M, Catholic University, and Smith College.
Sara Faradji will be presenting her paper, “Good Reverberations: An Analysis on Translating African Literature” at the March 2017 Northeast Modern Language Association hosted by Johns Hopkins University. She will be participating in the panel, “Our Most Difficult Translations II.”