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Author,Race, Transnationalism, and Nineteenth-Century American Literary Studies
Cambridge University Press,2017
Author,Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing
Harvard University Press,2016
Editor,Zones of Control: Perspectives on Wargaming
The MIT Press,2016
author ,Cool Characters: Irony and American Fiction
Harvard University Press,2016
Author,The Lives of Frederick Douglass
Harvard University Press,2016
Author,Emily Dickinson: A User's Guide
Wiley Blackwell ,2013
Editor,The New Cambridge Companion to Herman Melville (Cambridge Companions to Literature)
Cambridge University Press,2013
Co-Editor,The Cambridge Companion to Textual Scholarship
Cambridge University Press,2013
Co-Advisor ,Emily Dickinson Archive
Harvard University Press ,2012
Co-Editor,The Complete Poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley, vol. 3
Johns Hopkins University Press,2012
Co-Editor, with Samuel Cohen,The Legacy of David Foster Wallace
University of Iowa Press,2012
Editor,The Norton Anthology of American Literature, 1820-1865
W. W. Norton Publishing,2011
,The Lucretian Renaissance: Philology and the Afterlife of Tradition
University Of Chicago Press,2011
Co-Editor with Caroline F. Levander,A Companion to American Literary Studies
Wiley-Blackwell,2011
,Twentieth-Century Poetry and the Visual Arts
Cambridge University Press,2011
Co-Editor,The Works of James M. Whitfield: "America" and Other Writings by a Nineteenth-Century African American Poet"
University of North Carolina Press,2011
Editor,Clotel, or The President's Daughter, by William Wells Brown
Bedford,2010
,Digital Forensics and Born-Digital Content in Cultural Heritage Collections
Council on Library and Information Resources,2010
Editor,The Blithedale Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Harvard University Press,2010
Author,Pop Apocalypse: A Possible Satire
Harper Perennial ,2009
Author,Conspiracy and Romance: Studies in Brockden Brown, Cooper, Hawthorne, and Melville
Cambridge University Press,2008
,Dislocating Race and Nation: Episodes in Nineteenth-Century American Literary Nationalism
North Carolina Press,2008
Co-Editor,Emily Dickinson's Correspondences: A Born-Digital Textual Inquiry
The University of Virginia Rotunda Press,2008
Editor,Israel Potter: His Fifty Years of Exile, by Herman Melville
Penguin,2008
Editor, with Samuel Otter,Frederick Douglass & Hermann Melville: Essays in Relation
University of North Carolina Press,2008
Co-Editor, with Mary Loeffelholz,A Companion to Emily Dickinson
Wiley-Blackwell,2008
Editor, with Caroline Levander,Hemispheric American Studies
Rutgers University Press,2008
,Mechanisms: New Media and the Forensic Imagination
MIT Press,2007
Editor,The Norton Anthology of American Literature, Seventh Edition: Volume B: 1820-1865
W. W. Norton,2007
Editor,The House of Seven Gables, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Norton Critical Edition,2005
,Yeats and the Visual Arts
Syracuse University Press,2003
editor,Martin R. Delany: A Documentary Reader
University of North Carolina Press,2003
Co-editor, with Neil Fraistat,Reimagining Textuality: Textual Studies in the Late Age of Print
University of Wisconsin Press,2001
Editor,Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp, by Harriet Beecher Stowe
Penguin; rpt University of North Carolina Press,2000
Co-editor, with Ellen Louise Hart,Open Me Carefully: Emily Dickinson's Intimate Letters to Susan Huntington Dickinson
Paris Press,1998
Editor,The Cambridge Companion to Herman Melville
Cambridge University Press,1998
,Martin Delany, Frederick Douglasss, and the Politics of Representative Identity
University of North Carolina Press,1997

News

November 15, 2018
Dominique Young, a current PhD student of English literature at the University of Maryland, received the 2018 Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Mellon Mays Predoctoral Research Grant. The use of this grant is to provide funding for books, travel to the Moorland-Spingarn Archive at Howard University to do archival research on the history of black women’s theatre, and ultimately develop a seminar paper into an article for publication.
November 15, 2018
The Poet X (HarperCollins, 2018), by Elizabeth Acevedo, won the 2018 National Book Award for Young People's Literature. Acevedo earned her MFA in Poetry at the University of Maryland in 2016.
November 15, 2018
Joshua Weiner will be reading poems by the Scottish modernist poet, W.S. Graham, in a centenary reading at Washington Adventist University on November 19, 7 PM, in the Weiss Library Reading Room. A Library Exhibition will display books, manuscripts, original art, and ephemera that focuses on Graham’s publishing career, his time in America, his use of handwriting and drawing, and his friendships with artists.The exhibition is available to be viewed by the public during the regular library opening hours.
November 13, 2018
On October 26, at the Association for Business Communication’s 83rd Annual International Conference, Adam Lloyd presented a paper entitled, “Invalid Instruction: Disabled Faculty in the Professional Writing Classroom.” He also participated in the conference’s “My Favorite Assignment” roundtable, where he shared an activity entitled, “A Practical In-Class Demonstration of Activity Theory."
November 13, 2018
Alumna Rhondda Thomas has been named the Calhoun Lemon Professor of Literature at Clemson University, where she is an associate professor in the Department of English. She was also awarded a 2018 Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship for her project, "Black Clemson: From Enslavement to Integration." This project expands on her ongoing project, Call My Name, which has digitized over 2,000 primary documents related to Clemson's early history.
November 13, 2018
Danuta Hinc presented a paper, "Language, false dichotomies, and the many layers of shame," at the 2018 South Central MLA Conference in San Antonio, TX. She also published an essay, "Communist Poland. The ballot didn't fit, because my hands shook uncontrollably," in Popula.
November 13, 2018
DeLisa D. Hawkes has been awarded the Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation Inc. Graduate Fellowship, 2018 – 2019. She has also been nominated to the MLA Delegate Assembly on Professional Issues (awaiting election results in January 2019).DeLisa recently presented "The Heroic “Mulatta’s” Breach of the Racial Contract in Sutton Griggs’s Overshadowed,” “Discipline, Dignity, and Decorum:” on the Literary Depictions of Black Respectability Politics Panel at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference.She served as the Chair for the Undergraduate Research Forum, "Portraits of Politics and Power" at the South Atlantic Language Association Conference in November.  
November 13, 2018
In September, Emily Mitchell was appointed Fiction Editor at the literary magazine New England Review. Her novella Life/Story appears in the Summer/Fall issue of Alaska Quarterly Review. She also has a short story forthcoming in the December issue of The Sun magazine. 
November 13, 2018
Howard Norman's graphic noir novel, Detective Levy Detects, will be published in 2019 (illustrations by Annie Bastk). Howard's new novel, The Ghost Clause, will be published July 2, 20l9. He has finished the screenplay for his novel Next Life Might Be Kinder for Bolivian director Fernando Arz.
November 13, 2018
MFA fiction student Jehane Sharah has been published in the November/December issue of Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine. Her story "The Screening" appears in the magazine’s Department of First Stories section.