Department News

November 13, 2018
Maud Casey's story "Father, Ether, Sea" will appear in Conjunctions: 71 A Cabinet of Curiosity. Her story "A Heartless Child" will appear in the Fall 2018 issue of Five Points. These stories are excerpts from a larger collaboration with the photographer Laura Larson called The City of Incurable Women.
November 13, 2018
Kyle Bickoff presented his paper "The Hollinger Box and the Containerization of Memory" at the Society for the History of Technology annual conference in October of 2018. In May of 2018, Kyle presented his paper "Washington: District of Containers" at the Cultural Studies Association annual conference. 
November 13, 2018
Bob Levine has given recent talks on Frederick Douglass at the Sorbonne, the University of Paris, Edinburgh University, and the Douglass Papers in Indianapolis. He also chaired a plenary panel on editing and teaching the anthology at the ALSCW conference at Vanderbilt.
November 13, 2018
Stewart Foehl (aka Stewart Lewis) has published an essay about his unconventional path to fatherhood in Narratively Magazine.
November 8, 2018
Clara Morris, class of 2018, had her podcast Mean Book Club featured in Vulture. The podcast is made for English majors. Clara graduated from University of Maryland with a BA in English.
November 8, 2018
J. Andrew Hubbell recently published Byron's Nature: A Romantic Vision of Cultural Ecology (Palgrave Macmillin, 2018). He graduated in 1991 with an MA and in 1999 with a PhD from UMCP English. 
November 8, 2018
Jonathan Rick delivered a writing workshop to PR News at the Yale Club in New York. He also delivered six webinars to the Gerson Lehrman Group on email writing, virtual communications, and PowerPoint. 
November 8, 2018
Sununu Bah, an English major, helped start UMD's first Black Student Newspaper. The paper is called The Black Explosion and it is funded by the Nyumburu Cultural Center. Sununu is one of the co-editor-in-chiefs. There are two other English majors who are staff writers: Briana Briscoe & Mecca Mustafa. 
November 8, 2018
In September David Wyatt published American Literature in Transition, 1960-1970, as part of a new series being produced by Cambridge University Press. 
November 6, 2018
Watch (or listen) to the 1818 edition of Frankenstein, read aloud, via the livestream on YouTube!

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