Our Faculty

Faculty Bookshelf

Co-Editor,The Cambridge Companion to Textual Scholarship
Cambridge University Press,2013
Co-Editor,The Complete Poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley, vol. 3
Johns Hopkins University Press,2012
,Romantic Sobriety: Sensation, Revolution, Commodification, History
The Johns Hopkins University Press,2011
Author,Electric Meters: Victorian Physiological Poetics
Ohio University/Swallow Press,2009
,Fantastic Modernity: Dialectical Readings in Romanticism and Theory
Johns Hopkins University Press,2000

Upcoming Events

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April 28, 2016
Congratulations to Ruth Osorio, recipient of one of sixteen Graduate School All-S.T.A.R. Fellowships. Ruth is a representative of the College of Arts and Humanities and the award honors graduate students who are both outstanding scholars and outstanding GAs.
April 27, 2016
John Macintosh is the recipient of the 2016-2017 Mary Savage Snouffer Dissertation Fellowship for his thesis tentatively titled, "The Trouble with Precarity: Representations of Labor in Post-1980 U.S. Fiction." Congratulations!
April 25, 2016
Casey Patterson has been selected as one of Maryland's "Undergraduate Researchers of the Year" for 2016. Casey was nominated by Prof. Randy Ontiveros. This recognition includes an award of $1000 and a plaque. Congratulations to Casey on this acknowledgement of his fruitful pursuit of learning and scholarship beyond the classroom!
April 25, 2016
Jenna Bachman was selected to receive a James F. Harris Arts and Humanities Visionary Scholarship for the academic year 2016-2017. The recognition includes an award of $1,100. Join us in congratulating Jenna and wishing her continued success in her academic career!
April 21, 2016
Winners of the #SpeareTheTurtle poetry contest were awarded at the Wake for SHX!
April 20, 2016
Ann Bracken, a lecturer in the Professional Writing Program, has had a second collection of poems accepted for publication this year by New Academia Publishing. The book is titled No Barking in the Hallways: Poems from the Classroom, and "explores the student-teacher relationship as well as systemic challenges faced by teachers in the age of standardization." Ann hopes to open the hearts and minds of readers with her authentic counter narrative.  
April 16, 2016
The Washington Area Romanticists Group is delighted to have as its spring 16 speaker Anne McCarthy (Penn State University). The title of Prof. McCarthy's talk is "How To Love What You Don’t Understand: Discontinuous Subjects in Godwin’s Memoirs and Wollstonecraft’s Short Residence." 
April 13, 2016
The Graduate School has announced that Amanda Visconti, PhD 2015, has won the University of Maryland Distinguished Dissertation Prize in the disciplinary area of Humanities and Fine Arts.  Amanda’s dissertation, entitled “How Can You Love a Work If You Don’t Know It?:  Critical Code and Design Toward Participatory Digital Editions,” was nominated by the Department, singled out by the College of Arts and Humanities, and selected by an all-campus committee.  The prize carries an honorarium of $1000.  Amanda’s dissertation committee consisted of Matthew Kirshenbaum (chair), Neil Fraistat, Melanie Kill, Brian Richardson, and Kari Kraus as the Graduate Dean’s representative. 
April 8, 2016
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April 6, 2016
Professor Emerita Carla Peterson has been awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship for 2016, one of only two fellowships in American Literature.