Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic

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Jason Rudy
Associate Professor
jrrudy@umd.edu
Martha Nell Smith
Professor
mnsmith@umd.edu

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February 4, 2020
Edlie Wong, whose project "Empire and the Black Pacific: A Record of the Darker Races" has been selected for an AY19-20 Independent Scholarship, Research, and Creativity Award (ISRCA).
January 28, 2020
Martha Nell Smith has given several major interviews about the Apple TV series Dickinson and the feature film Wild Nights With Emily, most significantly to the Hollywood Reporter, the New York Magazine’s Vulture, and the New York Times. (In the print version of the New York Times, one of her comments was featured on the first page of the Arts section).
January 9, 2020
Faculty, graduate students, and alumni present current research findings at the annual Modern Language Association convention in Seattle, WA, from 9-12 January.
September 13, 2019
Dr. Ralph Bauer has been promoted to the rank of Professor. Recent publications include "The Crucible of the Tropics: Alexander von Humboldt’s Hermeneutics of Discovery" in The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation 59.2 (Summer 2018), as well as an 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
Memorial services for each Virginia Beauchamp and Stanley Plumly will take place this month.
May 29, 2019
Several faculty members have been recently promoted.
May 28, 2019
Professor Jermaine Jones won the 2013 Best Male Author of the Year Award for his publication, From Poverty to Prosperity: A Ghetto Exit Strategy as a Rite of Passage.
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 21, 2019
Congratulations to our graduate students for their recent achievements and plans as they move on to the next stages in their careers.
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.