News

This Week in English | Sept 25 – Oct 1, 2017

Meet This Year’s Editors of The Open Field The undergraduate literary journal The Open Field will be edited this year by Eric Arnold (fiction) and Tyler O’Keefe (poetry). Eric Arnold is a fourth-year English major with a concentration in technical writing. He runs a creative writing group on campus and has a passion for fiction which he intends […]

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This Week in English | Sept 18 – 24, 2017

Welcome to the third installment of “This Week in English,” a weekly bulletin meant to help keep us all informed about the many exciting classes, projects, and events that the English Department offers to the members of the UMaine community and beyond. First off, it’s nice to see Google celebrating the 308th birthday of Samuel Johnson in today’s search bar graphic!  A […]

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This Week in English | Sept 11 – 17, 2017

A Glimpse into What Our Colleagues & Students Are Doing This Week As we head into the third week of the fall semester, students in Dylan Dryer‘s section of English 315 will be “moving past the myth of ‘objective summary’” with help from readings and exercises in Janet Gitrow’s Academic Writing: An Introduction. In Jody Crouse‘s Literature of Maine course, students will be discussing The Beans of […]

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This Week in English | Sept 5 – 10, 2017

Welcome to the first weekly bulletin of the English Department. We’ll use these bulletins in concert with the department website to communicate with faculty and graduate students about the cultural and administrative life of the department. If you have an item you’d like to see included in a bulletin, please send it along to <english.chair@maine.edu> by 5pm on Friday. We’ll time […]

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