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Faculty Bookshelf

Author,Imagined Homelands: British Poetry in the Colonies
Johns Hopkins University Press,2017
,Rhetorical Style: The Uses of Language in Persuasion
Oxford University Press,2011
,Embodied: Victorian Literature and the Senses
University of Minnesota Press,2008
Co-Editor, with Ryan Johnson,Filth: Dirt, Disgust, and Modern Life
University of Minnesota Press,2005
,A Rhetoric of Argument, 3rd Edition
Random House,2003
,Rhetorical Figures in Science
Oxford University Press,2002
,Sex Scandal: The Private Parts of Victorian Fiction
Duke University Press,1996
Christina Walter, OPTICAL IMPERSONALITY (2105)
Author,Optical Impersonality: Science, Images, and Literary Modernism
Johns Hopkins University Press,2014

News

April 18, 2019
Distinguished University Professor Robert Levine will give a talk next week at Catholic University entitled, "What Is an American? Race, Emigration, and Nation in the Writings of Herman Melville.” 
April 12, 2019
It is with great sadness that we mourn Distinguished University Professor Stanley Plumly, who died on Thursday, April 11, 2019, of multiple myeloma.
April 10, 2019
The U.S. Latina/o Studies Program at the University of Maryland is hosting Semana de la Latina during the week of April 15th.
April 9, 2019
Why a 'Worthless' Humanities Degree May Set You Up For Life
April 4, 2019
The awardees were selected for their potential to make original and significant contributions to knowledge in Humanistic Studies.
April 3, 2019
Mike Olmert will be giving an illustrated talk on the History of Slave Infirmaries, to the Annual Meeting of the St. Michael's Museum, Talbot County, MD.
March 27, 2019
Karen Lewis has been appointed to the leadership position of Regional Division Representative within NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising.
March 22, 2019
The blog highlights new and recent scholarship in the field of Romanticism.
March 14, 2019
Crystal Parikh's book entitled Writing Human Rights: The Political Imaginaries of Writers of Color has won the 2019 Association for Asian American Studies Award for Outstanding Achievement in Humanities and Cultural Studies: Literature.
March 14, 2019
Maud Casey has been selected to be the AY19-20 Long Teaching Fellow. Each academic year, one tenure-track faculty member seeking to enhance the classroom experience serves as the Department of English’s Long Teaching Fellow.