Department News

November 30, 2016
Chuck Caramello has been awarded a John C. Daniels Fellowship for AY 2016-17 at the National Sporting Library & Museum in Middleburg, VA, to do archival research for his current project on horsemanship, cavalry, and the Great War.
November 30, 2016
David Wyatt's publication Hemingway, Style, and the Art of Emotion (2015) was recently reviewed by Scott Donaldson in The Hemingway Review. Donaldson praises David's book, proclaiming that it is, "the best book of criticism on Earnest Hemingway I have ever read."
November 30, 2016
Linda Coleman will present a rhetorical analysis of President Roosevelt's "Day of Infamy" speech as part of the Bowie Library program commemorating Pearl Harbor Day on December 7.
November 30, 2016
MFA alumna Emily Flamm (fiction, 2013) published a series of shorts, "Prospects," in the Arizona issue of Territory. You can read "Prospects" here. 
November 30, 2016
Congratulations to the English Department's Writing Programs (AWP, PWP, and the Writing Center) on having been awarded the CCCC Writing Program Certificate of Excellence.
November 29, 2016
Bob Levine recently gave talks on Frederick Douglass at the Douglass Papers in Indianapolis and at SMU. He has upcoming talks at the University of Rochester, Texas A&M, and Smith College. The new edition of The Norton Anthology of American Literature, for which he serves as General Editor (and editor of the 1820-1865 volume), will be published in December. His coedited Norton Critical Edition of Melville's Pierre will be published in January.
November 29, 2016
Please join us in congratulaing all of the RASA winners on the receipt of these awards. Read more about the faculty members who received RASA grants from the Graduate School for 2017-2018.
November 29, 2016
The MFA Program in Creative Writing is pleased to announce our nominees for AWP's Intro Journals Project (2017), an annual literary competition for the discovery and publication of new work by students currently enrolled in creative writing programs around the country.
November 29, 2016
Peter Witte's letter was published in November as part of The Rumpus's "Letters in the Mail" program. Also, in October, the university's volleyball team honored him as a "Most Valuable Professor" in "recognition of his outstanding contribution to the education of the students of the University of Maryland."
November 29, 2016
Elizabeth Papazian and Caroline Eades served as editors of The Essay Film: Dialogue, Politics, Utopia published by Wallflower Press (2016), which features writing from several UMD faculty members.

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