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May 29, 2019
Several faculty members have been recently promoted.
May 27, 2019
This semester, Manon Soulet received the Wylie Semester Dissertation Fellowship for 2019/2020. She also presented a paper at the the NeMLA Conference entitled “The Trans- as an Aesthetic Category: A Study of Isabelle Eberhardt’s Notes de Route." 
May 24, 2019
Mal Haselberger presented a conference paper at the 50th Anniversary Meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, “‘Cur[ing] disappointment in love’: Emotional Consumption in Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility," in March 2019. 
May 24, 2019
Wild Nights With Emily, a feature film starring Molly Shannon as Emily Dickinson and based on Martha Nell Smith’s scholarship, premiered in New York City at Landmark 57 West on April 11th, and is now playing in more than 50 cities nationwide. Click here to find a showing.
May 23, 2019
In May 2019, GerShun Avilez published two scholarly essays.
May 23, 2019
William Cohen, with Laura Green, has edited and introduced a special issue of the journal Narrative, "Revisiting Dialogue" (May 2019), now available from the Ohio State University Press.
May 21, 2019
Congratulations to our graduate students for their recent achievements and plans as they move on to the next stages in their careers.
May 16, 2019
From Friday, May 17 to Thursday, May 23, the Old Greenbelt Theater will screen the new film, Wild Nights with Emily, which draws from Professor Martha Nell Smith's work on Emily Dickinson. The film is also on view at a few other local area theaters. 
March 14, 2019
During spring break, many current and former (and an incoming) members of the English Department will be participating at the annual American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies conference in Denver, CO. 
March 8, 2019
Wild Nights With Emily, the feature film based on Martha Nell Smith’s work, opens April 12th at the Landmark 57 and the Quad in New York and The Landmark in LA, and then in 50 cities after that. 
November 19, 2018
Free screening of "Wild Nights with Emily" at 5 pm, followed by "Birthday Tribute: The Gorgeous Nothings" featuring Jen Bervin & Martha Nell Smith at 7:30 pm.
April 23, 2018
Friday, 27 April, Francis Scott Key Hall Room 0106, 9 am. The reception will be in the Merrill Room (Key 2120)Please contact Gail Russell at gruss@umd.edu with any special parking requests or dietary considerations.
February 20, 2018
The next meeting of the Washington Area Group for Print Culture Studies 2017-2018 series will take place on Friday, March 2nd, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in the Rosenwald Room (LJ 205), 2nd floor, Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress. Dr. Victoria E. Burke will deliver a talk entitled “Collecting, Compiling, and Creating: Engaging with the Bible in Seventeenth-Century Women’s Manuscript Writing.”
November 29, 2017
Join us on Monday, December 11 at 7:30pm, as we celebrate the genius of Emily Dickinson with scholar and poet Sandra Gilbert. This third reading in the 2017/18 O.B. Hardison Poetry Series is co-sponsored with The Poetry Society of America.
September 19, 2017
We invite proposals for scholarly papers and panels at TRANSFORMING QUEER, the 11th Annual DC Queer Studies Symposium at the University of Maryland. The symposium will be a daylong series of conversations about the history, present, and future of trans and queer studies, bringing together scholars and artists whose work stands at the intersection of both.
June 29, 2017
Tracy K. Smith, who read at Maryland as part of the Writers Here & Now Series, was recently named the new US Poet Laureate.
November 18, 2016
The next meeting of the Washington Area Group for Print Culture Studies 2016-2017 series will take place on Friday, November 18th, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in the Rosenwald Room (LJ 205), 2nd floor, Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress. Drs. Holly Peppe and Tim Jackson will  discuss their recent edited collection: Selected Poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay: An Annotated Edition.”
November 1, 2016
The Opening Reception for The Stamp Gallery's latest exhibiton Black Maths is Free and Open to the Public and will take place Tuesday, November 1 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
October 2, 2014
Jonathan AuerbachWeapons of Democracy: How Social Reformers Became Propagandists for World War IThursday, November 13, 4:00 pmUlrich Recital Hall, Tawes Hall
April 1, 2014
Thursday April 3, 4:00-5:30 PMMcKeldin Library, Room 6137Special Events Room  
May 29, 2019
Several faculty members have been recently promoted.
May 27, 2019
This semester, Manon Soulet received the Wylie Semester Dissertation Fellowship for 2019/2020. She also presented a paper at the the NeMLA Conference entitled “The Trans- as an Aesthetic Category: A Study of Isabelle Eberhardt’s Notes de Route." 
May 24, 2019
Mal Haselberger presented a conference paper at the 50th Anniversary Meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, “‘Cur[ing] disappointment in love’: Emotional Consumption in Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility," in March 2019. 
May 24, 2019
Wild Nights With Emily, a feature film starring Molly Shannon as Emily Dickinson and based on Martha Nell Smith’s scholarship, premiered in New York City at Landmark 57 West on April 11th, and is now playing in more than 50 cities nationwide. Click here to find a showing.
May 23, 2019
In May 2019, GerShun Avilez published two scholarly essays.
May 23, 2019
William Cohen, with Laura Green, has edited and introduced a special issue of the journal Narrative, "Revisiting Dialogue" (May 2019), now available from the Ohio State University Press.
May 21, 2019
Congratulations to our graduate students for their recent achievements and plans as they move on to the next stages in their careers.
May 16, 2019
From Friday, May 17 to Thursday, May 23, the Old Greenbelt Theater will screen the new film, Wild Nights with Emily, which draws from Professor Martha Nell Smith's work on Emily Dickinson. The film is also on view at a few other local area theaters. 
March 14, 2019
During spring break, many current and former (and an incoming) members of the English Department will be participating at the annual American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies conference in Denver, CO. 
March 8, 2019
Wild Nights With Emily, the feature film based on Martha Nell Smith’s work, opens April 12th at the Landmark 57 and the Quad in New York and The Landmark in LA, and then in 50 cities after that.