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

Friday, October 10, 2014

Maryland Inn & Conference Center

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Maryland Inn & Conference Center

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Ulrich Recital Hall

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Monday, December 8, 2014


August 27, 2014
Allison Hutchison will present at the TYCA (Two-Year College English Association) Northeast Conference in Baltimore this October. Her panel presentation is entitled, "Beyond the Classroom: The Effect of Course-Embedded and Student-Elected Support." My co-presenters are English faculty at Montgomery College.
August 27, 2014
Maud Casey's novel, The Man Who Walked Away, originally published in the U.S. in March, was published by Bloomsbury UK in August. At the beginning of September, she will be participating in The Story of Memory Conference: New Perspectives on the Relationship Between Story and Memory at the University of Roehampton, London.
August 26, 2014
Bob Levine recently published an essay on Frederick Douglass and the reunion narrative in the Journal of African American History. In June he gave the keynote lecture at the University of Texas's Ransom Center on “What Is the American Literary Tradition? An Editor’s Perspective.” He is returning to the Ransom Center in September to speak on Douglass and Abraham Lincoln.
August 20, 2014
Congratulations to the following faculty members on their promotions to the rank of Senior Lecturer.
August 19, 2014
Matthew Kirschenbaum served on the faculty of the Rare Book School in Charlottesville for the fifth consecutive year this summer. Keep reading to learn more.
August 19, 2014
In late May Brian Richardson gave a presentation on “We” and “They” narration at a conference on Social Minds at the University of Freiburg in Germany. In June he spoke on “Representing Unnatural Minds” at the Narrative Matters Conference at the University of Paris-Diderot; in July he participated in a workshop on lists in literature and delivered a paper on “The Poetics of Lists and the Boundaries of Narratives” at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies. Keep reading to learn more.
August 19, 2014
Since the spring, Jonathan, who teaches business writing at the University, has had articles published in PR Week, GovernmentCIO Magazine, and
August 19, 2014
Joshua Weiner's essay on Irish poet, Seamus Heaney, appeared in a special issue of Poetry Ireland Review devoted to him. A piece on conceptual artist, Sophia LeFraga, appeared on Jacket2. Weiner's translation from the German of a poem by contemporary Berlin poet, Jan Wagner, appeared in The New Republic (August 4).
August 19, 2014
Peter Mallios’s essay “Tragic Constitution: United States Democracy and Its Discontents” will be appearing in PMLA in October 2014, in a special issue on tragedy. His chapter “Conrad and Reception” is also forthcoming in The New Cambridge Companion to Joseph Conrad (Nov. 2014); shorter and longer versions of his review-essay concerning the Cambridge edition of The Reviews of Joseph Conrad have recently appeared in The Conradian and The Conradian Reviews Online. His note “’The Most Powerful Private Citizen in America’: H. L. Mencken, J. P. Morgam, and John Dos Passos” appeared in Notes and Queries.
August 14, 2014
Alumna Deborah Bailin now has a position with the Union of Concerned Scientists. Keep reading to learn more.