Graduate English Organization

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October 11, 2018
Elizabeth Acevedo's novel, The Poet X, has been announced as a finalist for the 2018 National Book Award for Young People's Literature.
September 13, 2018
Recent PhD alumnus and Ohio State University-Mansfield Assistant Professor Jamie Kantor was recently published in Publications of the Modern Language Association of America (PMLA). 
September 11, 2018
MA student Talia Fishbine's paper, “The Presence of Gatsby in the Absense of Towers: 9/11 Literature and the American Dream” was recently accepted for publication with the open access ejournal, Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS).
September 7, 2018
Britt Starr had a biography of Willa Muir and a biography of Edwin Muir published in the Modernist Archives Publishing Project this summer. 
September 7, 2018
Ph.D. candidate Konstantinos Pozoukidis was awarded the A. G. Leventis Grant for 2018-2019 from the A. G. Leventis Foundation. 
October 30, 2017
Christopher Suarez presented "Jimi Hendrix and His Muse: "Manic Depression," "Little Wing," & "Voodoo Chile"' at the ALSCW Conference on October 26-29 at Dallas University, in Dallas, Texas.
October 7, 2016
English 379W, "Victorian Poetry, Victorian Bodies," had a special drumming session today with Scott Tiemann, a percussion specialist from UMBC. They worked on different rhythmic patterns to help make better sense of Victorian meters. They also experimented with recitations -- in a range of rhythmic patterns -- of Tennyson's poem "Break, Break, Break."
April 1, 2015
The Graduate English Organization’s 8th Annual Conference, “Departures,” was a great success.
March 25, 2014
The 7th Annual Graduate English Organization's (GEO) conference took place on Saturday, March 8th to much success. 
March 14, 2014
Win a free iTunes gift card! Play Sound+ Bingo by listening to sounds that will be played in Tawes Hall on the television monitor in the lobby during the week leading up to the conference. Write the date you hear the sound on the corresponding square. Get five in a row (horizontal, vertical, or diagonal) to get Bingo! Turn in your completed Bingo sheets at the Sound+ registration table in Tawes Hall. Winners will be entered into a drawing for an iTunes gift card on Saturday March 29th! 
April 7, 2011
Distinguished classicist Mary Beard, Professor of Classics at Cambridge, will speak on campus Thursday, April 7, at 4:00 pm in Tydings 0117.
March 16, 2011
Selly Thiam will be presenting "None on Record: Stories of Queer Africa," 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, 1121 Tawes, Ulrich Recital Hall
October 20, 2010
The English Department is now offering a creative writing minor to undergraduate students!  An English major or minor is not required!
October 11, 2018
Elizabeth Acevedo's novel, The Poet X, has been announced as a finalist for the 2018 National Book Award for Young People's Literature.
September 13, 2018
Recent PhD alumnus and Ohio State University-Mansfield Assistant Professor Jamie Kantor was recently published in Publications of the Modern Language Association of America (PMLA). 
September 11, 2018
MA student Talia Fishbine's paper, “The Presence of Gatsby in the Absense of Towers: 9/11 Literature and the American Dream” was recently accepted for publication with the open access ejournal, Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS).
September 7, 2018
Britt Starr had a biography of Willa Muir and a biography of Edwin Muir published in the Modernist Archives Publishing Project this summer. 
September 7, 2018
Ph.D. candidate Konstantinos Pozoukidis was awarded the A. G. Leventis Grant for 2018-2019 from the A. G. Leventis Foundation. 
October 30, 2017
Christopher Suarez presented "Jimi Hendrix and His Muse: "Manic Depression," "Little Wing," & "Voodoo Chile"' at the ALSCW Conference on October 26-29 at Dallas University, in Dallas, Texas.
October 7, 2016
English 379W, "Victorian Poetry, Victorian Bodies," had a special drumming session today with Scott Tiemann, a percussion specialist from UMBC. They worked on different rhythmic patterns to help make better sense of Victorian meters. They also experimented with recitations -- in a range of rhythmic patterns -- of Tennyson's poem "Break, Break, Break."
April 1, 2015
The Graduate English Organization’s 8th Annual Conference, “Departures,” was a great success.
March 25, 2014
The 7th Annual Graduate English Organization's (GEO) conference took place on Saturday, March 8th to much success. 
March 14, 2014
Win a free iTunes gift card! Play Sound+ Bingo by listening to sounds that will be played in Tawes Hall on the television monitor in the lobby during the week leading up to the conference. Write the date you hear the sound on the corresponding square. Get five in a row (horizontal, vertical, or diagonal) to get Bingo! Turn in your completed Bingo sheets at the Sound+ registration table in Tawes Hall. Winners will be entered into a drawing for an iTunes gift card on Saturday March 29th! 

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