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Anthony Moll: Out of Step CANCELED

With regret, this event has been canceled. All on-campus events at UMBC between March 12 through April 6 are also canceled due to COVID-19 health and wellness precautions implemented by the university. Please check back for updates regarding events scheduled beyond April 6. The English Department Reading Series will be hosting Anthony Moll, a Baltimore-based writer and …

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Forgetting Lyric: Frances Ellen Watkins Harper and American Sentiment

Humanities Forgetting Lyric: Frances Ellen Watkins Harper and American Sentiment Virginia Jackson, University of California, Irvine Wednesday, April 17, 4 p.m. 216 Performing Arts and Humanities Building The Eminent Scholar Mentoring Program of the Faculty Development Center and the Department of English present a lecture by Virginia Jackson. The history of American poetics is a …

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2015-2016 English Reading Series: Reading and Book Signing by Ann Pancake

English, reading and book signing Ann Pancake, author Thursday, October 29 | 5 p.m. Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery  Ann Pancake grew up in Romney and Summersville, West Virginia. Her new short story collection, Me and My Daddy Listen to Bob Marley, was published in February 2015 with Counterpoint Press.  Her first novel, Strange As This Weather Has Been (Counterpoint 2007), features …

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Faulkner and Hemingway: Overview of a Rivalry

Monday, November 5, 12:00 p.m. Commons Room 329 Joseph Fruscione, Department of English, UMBC and First Year Writing Program, George Washington University “Faulkner and Hemingway: Overview of a Rivalry” The Department of English William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway, both winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature, carried on a nuanced and complex literary rivalry. At times, …

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