Our Faculty

Neil Fraistat
Director, Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) & Genral Editor, Romantic Circles
Jason R Rudy
Associate Professor
Orrin Wang
Director, Center for Literary and Comparative Studies

Faculty Bookshelf

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

Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Ulrich Recital Hall

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Monday, December 8, 2014

Saturday, March 28, 2015

TBD Tawes


October 23, 2014
Karen Nelson, PhD alumna and Associate Director of the Center for Literary and Comparative Studies, was elected for a second term as Discipline Representative for English Literature for the Renaissance Society of America. Congratulations, Karen!
October 21, 2014
The Mathematics of Being Human by Michele Osherow and Manil Suri will be performed on November 4th at 4:00 and 7:30 pm at the UMBC Performing Arts & Humanities Building Black Box Theatre.
October 21, 2014
Calling all scholars, editors, and critical-thinkers! The Paper Shell Review has openings on the editorial board for the spring 2015 edition.
October 16, 2014
Michael Dirda reviews 'The Immortal Evening' by Stanley Plumly.
October 15, 2014
Gillian Knoll's article, How To Make Love to the Moon: Intimacy and Erotic Distance in John Lyly’s Endymion, was published in Shakespeare Quarterly, Volume 65, Number 2, Summer 2014. Continue on for a link!
October 14, 2014
Amanda Bailey's recent book, Of Bondage: Debt, Property, and Personhood in Early Modern England, was reviewed in this week's Times Literary Supplement. Continue on for a PDF link to the article.
October 14, 2014
The English Department is proud to have had Taylor Osborne, a 2013 alumnus, represent the University of Maryland and the College of Arts and Humanities as a recipient of the Boren Scholarship during the 2012-2013 academic year.
October 14, 2014
Kyle Garton-Gundling's (PhD 2013) article, "‘Ancestors We Didn’t Even Know We Had’: Alice Walker, Asian Religions, and Ethnic Authenticity,” will appear in the Fall 2014 issue of the Journal of Transnational American Studies.
October 7, 2014
In Professor Randy Ontiveros’ Literary Maryland (ENGL428X), students are exploring the state’s rich literary and historical background.
October 3, 2014
Amanda Kocis's article "Storm Warnings: The Eternally Recurring Apocalypse in Kate Chopin's The Awakening" will appear in this fall issue of The Southern Literary Journal, Vol. 47, issue 1 (Fall 2014).