English Undergraduate Association


English Undergraduate Association

The English Undergraduate Association works to enliven literature and make it more accessible to students of all departments. We help to foster social relationships between English majors and other literature lovers through our events and sub-clubs. Join the EUA listserv here!

All meetings will be cancelled until the University resumes in person classes. 
See the English Department Coronavirus disease updates page for more information. 

General Body Meetings
Tuesdays 7-8 PM, 1134 Tawes Hall (Undergraduate Lounge)

Plan events (including Writers Dead and Gone), fundraising, publicity and other fun stuff for the semester.

Book Club
Tuesdays 6:00-7:00 PM, 1134 Tawes Hall (Undergraduate Lounge)

Every week we discuss a different short story picked out by the group! Free food included. Get on the listserv by emailing bookclubumd@gmail.com and get a link to the story each week.

Creative Writing Club
Thursdays 7:00-8:30 PM, 1134 Tawes Hall (Undergraduate Lounge)

"You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club." Creative Writing club seeks to nurture writing on campus by trying to make writing light, casual, and enjoyable. Writers off all types and skill levels are welcome to come to play writing games, discuss their writing, and enjoy themselves. For more information, please email creativewritingumd@gmail.com.

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May 22, 2020
Congratulations to our award winners for the 2019-20 academic year in Graduate and Undergraduate studies. 
January 13, 2020
The Library of Congress, the Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader today announced the appointment of Jason Reynolds as the seventh National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature for 2020-2021.
December 4, 2018
Need a quiet study space to prepare for final exams or to work on final papers? Click here to learn about spaces near you.
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
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. 
October 30, 2018
We would like to thank all those who made submissions to the Writing FrankenTerps Competition. Please join us at the Gala that follows the Marathon Reading of Frankenstein, in McKeldin 6137.
September 11, 2018
Mary Turner provided the classroom instruction and coaching that helped inspire the successful proposal. #UMDWrites
May 2, 2018
Programs funded will include lecture series, conferences, workshops, lectures, and more, and will be organized by undergraduate students, graduate students, professional track faculty, and tenure track faculty.
May 1, 2018
David Biespiel was a finalist for the Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing from National Book Critics Circle Award. The other finalists were Maureen Corrigan, Ruth Franklin, James Marcus. The winner, Charles Finch.
April 18, 2018
Congratulations to Professor Joshua Weiner, who was recently elected chair of the Writing Committee at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the premier residency in the U.S. for emerging artists and writers.

Additional Information

E-mail address: eua.umd@gmail.com