Department News

September 7, 2018
Maud Casey's story, "Father, Ether, Sea," will appear in Conjunctions 71: A Cabinet of Curiosity. 
September 7, 2018
Michael Collier has recently published a new book of poems, My Bishop and Other Poems, University of Chicago Press.
September 7, 2018
Jonathan Rick had an article published in PR Daily about resume writing — specifically, the excuses that students tell themselves as to why they need a "skills" section. 
September 7, 2018
Randy Ontiveros and Sharada Balachandran Orihuela served as members of the site committee for the Latina/o Studies Association’s biennial conference, which was held this past July 11-14 at the Marriott Wardman Hotel in Washington, DC.
September 7, 2018
Stanford University Press published Tita Chico’s newest book, The Experimental Imagination: Literary Knowledge and Science in the British Enlightenment.
September 3, 2018
Robin Earnest's proposal was selected for presentation, with Patrick Nelson, at the 2019 CCCC Annual Convention. Their presentation entitled "Student Inclusion Towards More Representative Diversity in College Writing Courses," will discuss the positive impact URM peer mentors can have on supporting classroom diversity and inclusion interests.   
August 28, 2018
UMD Graduate School interview on academic journey and benefits of doctoral training.
August 28, 2018
Joshua Weiner was in Germany this summer, where he read his TRUMPOEMS in Berlin, and at a symposium on poetry & populism at Göttingen University, as well as in Poland, where he also recorded an interview with the poet, Tadeusz Dabrowski, for Radio Gdańsk.
August 24, 2018
BookLab is a hands-on space for engaging with the codex book that seeks to blend elements of the book arts with digital experimentation.
July 25, 2018
Ray will teach AP Language & Composition students at Bowie High School (Prince George's County, Maryland) about Renaissance Commonplace books so that they may create and maintain their own.

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