Explore English at Maryland Day

April 27, 2019
10:00 - 3:00 PM
Tawes Plaza, Art Gallery ASY

Events to support campus celebration of Maryland Day. Tentative activity list will be confirmed in January or February.

Art/Sociology Building | The University of Maryland Art Gallery, 2202 Art-Sociology Building

  • M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing: Reading 1 – 2 p.m.
    • Listen to M.F.A. candidates and alumni present their work. ARHU, ENGL

Tawes Plaza

  • Chalk Talk 10 am-3pm
    • Inscribe your favorite quotations on Tawes Plaza in chalk. Stop by the Department of English table, refer to anthologies and literature collections, and leave behind your favorite poetry or prose questions. ARHU, ENGL
  • Lit Ink with Temporary Tattoos 10 am-3pm
    • Inscribe & inspire yourself with a literary temporary tattoo using already printed special temporary tattoo paper! Choose from some of the English department’s favorite authors and quotations. ARHU, ENGL
  • Make Your Mark! 10 am-3 pm
    • Typeset a bookmark on BookLab's Gutenberg-style letterpress. ARHU, ENGL
  • Page to Stage 11 am-1 pm 
    • Perform lines from a monologue, coached by English faculty. ARHU, ENGL
  • Spotlight on English Alumni 10 am-3pm
    • Complete a survey, provide a profile and reconnect with the Department of English. ARHU, ENGL
  • WordPlay 10 am-3pm
    • Literary MadLibs! Quotation Station! Build a Poem! And other ways to have fun with words. ARHU, ENGL
  • Writing Technologies Through Time 10 am-3pm
    • From clay tablets and scrolls to typewriters and computers, take a look at the tools used to write over time.  ARHU, ENGL, MITH
For more information contact: Karen Nelson (knelson@umd.edu)