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Alumni Stephen Rojcewicz Featured Guest in That Shakespeare Life

August 04, 2020 English

That Shakespeare Life podcast invites UMD alum to discuss mummy poison in Shakespeare's Othello.

Joseph Good to present at Institute for Humane Studies Conference

July 13, 2020 English

Good will present at the Institute for Humane Studies Graduate Conference (July 24-25, 2020).

PBS NewsHour

How the Familiar Words of a Cliche Can Grant Comfort to the Grieving

July 11, 2020 English

Rion Amilcar Scott on PBS NewsHour.

Center for Literary and Comparative Studies Sponsors New Year-long Series on Antiracism

July 10, 2020 English

The Center for Literary and Comparative Studies, the dynamic venue for critical and creative work at the University of Maryland, has launched its next year-long event series titled, "Antiracism: Research • Teaching • Public Engagement."

Alysia Sawchyn publishes Debut Essay Collection

July 09, 2020 English

A Fish Growing Lungs is released in June 2020.

Writing for Change Course Launches Pandemic Perspectives

July 08, 2020 English

Curated by students in the University of Maryland’s Writing for Change program, this online collection of oral histories aims to uplift voices of people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences and broaden the public conversation around COVID-19.

Shirley Logan Awarded Distinguished Service Award

July 08, 2020 English

Professor Shirley Logan was awarded the Rhetoric Society of America 2020 RSA George E. Yoos Distinguished Service Award.

Martha Nell Smith Praised in PEN America Interview

July 06, 2020 English

The UMD professor's work was referenced by Mark Doty in a PEN America Interview