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Mon Apr 3

Fri Apr 7

1:30 PM
The University of Maryland Center for Art and Knowledge at The Phillips Collection

Tue Apr 11

Wed Apr 19

4:30 PM
Ulrich Recital Hall, 1121 Tawes Hall

Thu Apr 20

4:00 PM
Orem Hall, Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center

Fri Apr 28

Sat Apr 29

10:00 AM

Thu May 4

3:30 PM

Sat May 6

Wed May 10

4:30 PM

News

March 16, 2017
Bob Levine's recent publications include his coedited (with Cindy Weinstein) Norton Critical Edition of Melville's Pierre and an essay on Hawthorne and dueling in The Field of Honor (University of South Carolina Press). This semester he is giving talks on Frederick Douglass (who "is getting recognized more and more") at the University of Rochester, Texas A&M, Catholic University, and Smith College.
March 3, 2017
Students in Randy Ontiveros’ Literary Maryland course recently made the trip to the Riversdale House Museum in nearby Riverdale, MD.
February 28, 2017
University of Maryland Senior Radhika Tyagi’s Patient, a monologue written for Douglas Kern's ENGL275: Writing to be Seen: Scriptwriting for Theatre, Film, and Television in the fall of 2016, has been accepted for publication in the forthcoming June 2017 issue of Bird's Thumb.
February 18, 2017
Billionaire investor Mark Cuban observes, "the nature of jobs is changing," and suggests, "English, philosphy, and foreign language majors as just some of the majors that will do well in the future job market."
January 25, 2017
Matthew Kirschenbaum was featured in Terp magazine. The article focuses on Kirschenbaum's extensive work on word processing and can be read here.
January 4, 2017
Because of the Department of English's willing and thoughtful participation in sustainability initiatives, the Department was re-issued Green Office Certification (Bronze). Let's continue on our green path! 
December 9, 2016
During the Fall 2016 semester, the English Department hosted programs for students from Northwood High School and High Point school. Continue reading to learn more about the programs.
November 29, 2016
The MFA Program in Creative Writing is pleased to announce our nominees for AWP's Intro Journals Project (2017), an annual literary competition for the discovery and publication of new work by students currently enrolled in creative writing programs around the country.
November 20, 2016
English majors Aiyah Sibay and Jenna Bachmann were recipients of ARHU awards.
November 16, 2016
Bringing together words, phrases, poems, passages, and more...
November 22, 2016
Jhumpa Lahiri will  visit The Mercatus Center at George Mason University on Monday, December 5 at 6:00 PM in Founders Hall Auditorium.
November 2, 2016
It is that time of the year when we all have the opportunity to help out thousands of fellow citizens, animals and the environment in the state of Maryland who are going through tough times. 
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 27, 2016
The Tournées Film Festival will run from October 27 to December 8 at the Old Greenbelt Theatre. Films will be shown every Thursday (with the exception of 11/24), followed by a guest lecture from a UMD Professor. For more information click here.
November 11, 2015
November 19, 20, and 22 at the Clarice Smith Center, in the style of Glassgow Citizen Theatre's Queer Shakespeare. 
March 2, 2015
Calling all English majors! The Department is working on new recruitment efforts and wants YOUR help! Show other students what makes English the best major at UMD.
March 2, 2015
Events and Application Deadlines for the week of March 2 - March 6, 2015.
February 23, 2015
Events and Application Deadlines for the Week of February 23 - February 27, 2015
November 5, 2014
How to Write a Literature Review – November 13, 2014; 10 am-12 pm OR 1 pm-3 pm, Mathematics Building 1403A
October 23, 2014
The Hyman S. & Freda Bernstein Jewish Literary Festival presents Gary Shteyngart in conversation with Alan Cheuse Tickets
March 16, 2017
Bob Levine's recent publications include his coedited (with Cindy Weinstein) Norton Critical Edition of Melville's Pierre and an essay on Hawthorne and dueling in The Field of Honor (University of South Carolina Press). This semester he is giving talks on Frederick Douglass (who "is getting recognized more and more") at the University of Rochester, Texas A&M, Catholic University, and Smith College.
March 3, 2017
Students in Randy Ontiveros’ Literary Maryland course recently made the trip to the Riversdale House Museum in nearby Riverdale, MD.
February 28, 2017
University of Maryland Senior Radhika Tyagi’s Patient, a monologue written for Douglas Kern's ENGL275: Writing to be Seen: Scriptwriting for Theatre, Film, and Television in the fall of 2016, has been accepted for publication in the forthcoming June 2017 issue of Bird's Thumb.
February 18, 2017
Billionaire investor Mark Cuban observes, "the nature of jobs is changing," and suggests, "English, philosphy, and foreign language majors as just some of the majors that will do well in the future job market."
January 25, 2017
Matthew Kirschenbaum was featured in Terp magazine. The article focuses on Kirschenbaum's extensive work on word processing and can be read here.
January 4, 2017
Because of the Department of English's willing and thoughtful participation in sustainability initiatives, the Department was re-issued Green Office Certification (Bronze). Let's continue on our green path! 
December 9, 2016
During the Fall 2016 semester, the English Department hosted programs for students from Northwood High School and High Point school. Continue reading to learn more about the programs.
November 29, 2016
The MFA Program in Creative Writing is pleased to announce our nominees for AWP's Intro Journals Project (2017), an annual literary competition for the discovery and publication of new work by students currently enrolled in creative writing programs around the country.
November 20, 2016
English majors Aiyah Sibay and Jenna Bachmann were recipients of ARHU awards.
November 16, 2016
Bringing together words, phrases, poems, passages, and more...

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