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Author,Race, Transnationalism, and Nineteenth-Century American Literary Studies
Cambridge University Press,2017
Author,Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing
Harvard University Press,2016
author ,Cool Characters: Irony and American Fiction
Harvard University Press,2016
Editor,Zones of Control: Perspectives on Wargaming
The MIT Press,2016
Author,The Lives of Frederick Douglass
Harvard University Press,2016
Author,Emily Dickinson: A User's Guide
Wiley Blackwell ,2013
Editor,The New Cambridge Companion to Herman Melville (Cambridge Companions to Literature)
Cambridge University Press,2013
Co-Editor,The Cambridge Companion to Textual Scholarship
Cambridge University Press,2013
Co-Advisor ,Emily Dickinson Archive
Harvard University Press ,2012
Co-Editor,The Complete Poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley, vol. 3
Johns Hopkins University Press,2012
Co-Editor, with Samuel Cohen,The Legacy of David Foster Wallace
University of Iowa Press,2012
Editor,The Norton Anthology of American Literature, 1820-1865
W. W. Norton Publishing,2011
,The Lucretian Renaissance: Philology and the Afterlife of Tradition
University Of Chicago Press,2011
Co-Editor with Caroline F. Levander,A Companion to American Literary Studies
Wiley-Blackwell,2011
,Twentieth-Century Poetry and the Visual Arts
Cambridge University Press,2011
Co-Editor,The Works of James M. Whitfield: "America" and Other Writings by a Nineteenth-Century African American Poet"
University of North Carolina Press,2011
Editor,Clotel, or The President's Daughter, by William Wells Brown
Bedford,2010
,Digital Forensics and Born-Digital Content in Cultural Heritage Collections
Council on Library and Information Resources,2010
Editor,The Blithedale Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Harvard University Press,2010
Author,Pop Apocalypse: A Possible Satire
Harper Perennial ,2009
Author,Conspiracy and Romance: Studies in Brockden Brown, Cooper, Hawthorne, and Melville
Cambridge University Press,2008
,Dislocating Race and Nation: Episodes in Nineteenth-Century American Literary Nationalism
North Carolina Press,2008
Co-Editor,Emily Dickinson's Correspondences: A Born-Digital Textual Inquiry
The University of Virginia Rotunda Press,2008
Editor,Israel Potter: His Fifty Years of Exile, by Herman Melville
Penguin,2008
Co-Editor, with Mary Loeffelholz,A Companion to Emily Dickinson
Wiley-Blackwell,2008
Editor, with Samuel Otter,Frederick Douglass & Hermann Melville: Essays in Relation
University of North Carolina Press,2008
Editor, with Caroline Levander,Hemispheric American Studies
Rutgers University Press,2008
,Mechanisms: New Media and the Forensic Imagination
MIT Press,2007
Editor,The Norton Anthology of American Literature, Seventh Edition: Volume B: 1820-1865
W. W. Norton,2007
Editor,The House of Seven Gables, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Norton Critical Edition,2005
,Yeats and the Visual Arts
Syracuse University Press,2003
editor,Martin R. Delany: A Documentary Reader
University of North Carolina Press,2003
Co-editor, with Neil Fraistat,Reimagining Textuality: Textual Studies in the Late Age of Print
University of Wisconsin Press,2001
Editor,Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp, by Harriet Beecher Stowe
Penguin; rpt University of North Carolina Press,2000
Co-editor, with Ellen Louise Hart,Open Me Carefully: Emily Dickinson's Intimate Letters to Susan Huntington Dickinson
Paris Press,1998
Editor,The Cambridge Companion to Herman Melville
Cambridge University Press,1998
,Martin Delany, Frederick Douglasss, and the Politics of Representative Identity
University of North Carolina Press,1997

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News

September 13, 2019
April Fuller and Laurel Bassett's "Got Gout? Eighteenth-Century Global 'Remedies' in Mary Kettilby’s Receipt Book" has bee published by the Folger Library's The Collation. Read the article here.
September 13, 2019
Dr. David Simon has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure. His first book, Light without Heat: The Observational Mood from Bacon to Milton (Cornell University Press, 2018) argues for the importance of careless inattention and open-ended receptivity to the literary and philosophical experiments of England's scientific revolution. Dr. Simon joined the University of Maryland faculty in Fall 2018.
September 13, 2019
Dr. Gerard Passannante has been promoted to the rank of Full Professor. His most recent book, Catastrophizing: Materialism and the Making of Disaster, was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2019. This follows his first book, The Lucretian Renaissance: Philology and the Afterlife of Tradition (Chicago, 2011). While at the University of Maryland, Dr. Passanante has taught a range of classes from large lectures on Renaissance drama to smaller seminars on literature, philosophy, and science such as “Leonardo, Montaigne, and Shakespeare,” and “Early Modern Literature and Disaster.”
September 13, 2019
Dr. Jessica Enoch has been promoted to the rank of Full Professor. 2019 saw the publication of Dr. Enoch’s second monograph, Domestic Occupations: Spatial Rhetorics and Women's Work, published by Southern Illinois University Press. Her co-edited, bilingual critical anthology with Cristina Ramírez titled Mestiza Rhetorics: An Anthology of Mexicana Activism in the Spanish-Language Press,1887-1922 will also be published by Southern Illinois University Press in 2020. 
September 13, 2019
Dr. Ralph Bauer has been promoted to the rank of Full Professor. Recent publications include an article with Marcy Norton, Entangled Tragectories: integrating Native and Early Modern European studies, in a special issues of the Colonial Latin American Review (March 2017), as well as the edited collection with Jaime Marroquin Arredondo), Translating Nature: a crosscultural history of early modern science (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019). His latest book, The Alchemy of Conquest: Science, Religion, and the Secrets of the New World (UVA Press) will appear in print in October. He is the general editor of the Early Americas Digital Archive, and is currently serving as associate dean for academic affairs at the College of Arts and Humanities. Dr. Bauer has been with the University of Maryland since 1998.
September 13, 2019
Dr. Scott Trudell has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure. His book, Unwritten Poetry: Song, Performance, and Media in Early Modern England, was published by Oxford University Press in May 2019. Past teaching at the University of Maryland has included undergraduate courses on Shakespeare and his contemporaries as well as graduate courses in renaissance literature and media.
September 13, 2019
Dr. Tita Chico has been promoted to the rank of Full Professor. Her most recent book, The Experimental Imagination: Literary Knowledge and Science in the British Enlightenment, was published by Stanford University Press in 2018. This year she begins a three-year term as Member-at-Large elected to the Executive Board of the American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies.
September 13, 2019
Justin Thompson will be presenting work at the Ecology and Religion in the Nineteenth Century virtual conference, a collaboration between Georgetown Univeristy, Armstrong-Browning Library at Baylor University, the University of Washington, and Lancaster University (UK). His paper is entitled, "Evangelic Erasures: Louisa Atkinson and Indigenous Bodies".
September 13, 2019
Memorial services for each Virginia Beauchamp and Stanley Plumly will take place this month.
September 12, 2019
First year graduate student, Claudia Rojas (MFA, Poetry), has been selected for the 2019 Writer's Relief Peter K. Hixson Memorial Award for Creative Writers.  The award is presented to one poet and one short story writer for three cycles of Writer’s Relief submission services free of charge. To learn more about the award and Writer's Relief visit the Writer's Relief website.