Flywheel Reading Series (Virtual): Caren Beilin

The Flywheel Reading Series features literary readings and Q&A conversations with contemporary writers of poetry and prose. Flywheel is supported and facilitated by the Department of English and Linguistics at the University of Mary Washington. The Fall 2021 Reading Series will be conducted virtually. Events are free and open to the public. If you’re interested in a Zoom invitation to a particular reading, please contact Professor Ray Levy at rlevy@umw.edu. Caren Beilin is the author of a forthcoming novel Revenge of the Scapegoat (Dorothy, a publishing project, 2022). Her other books are Blackfishing the IUD (Wolfman Books, 2019), Spain (Rescue Press, 2018), The University of Pennsylvania (Noemi Press, 2014), and the chapbook Americans, Guests, or Us (Diagram/New Michigan Press, 2012). Shorter prose appears in Fence, Territory, Dreginald, and The Offing. She is an assistant professor of creative writing at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and lives close by, in … [Read more...]

Flywheel Reading Series (Virtual): Colin Rafferty

The Flywheel Reading Series features literary readings and Q&A conversations with contemporary writers of poetry and prose. Flywheel is supported and facilitated by the Department of English and Linguistics at the University of Mary Washington. The Fall 2021 Reading Series will be conducted virtually. Events are free and open to the public. If you’re interested in a Zoom invitation to a particular reading, please contact Professor Ray Levy at rlevy@umw.edu. Colin Rafferty writes about monuments and memorials (Hallow This Ground, Break Away Books, 2016), presidents (Execute the Office, Baobab Press, 2021), and more generally public and private histories. In doing research for Execute the Office, he visited the graves of 28 presidents, toured the homes of another 16, and, for reasons still unbeknownst to him, was allowed to handle a four-page letter written by George Washington. Rafferty has taught nonfiction writing at the University of Mary Washington since 2008, … [Read more...]

Banned Books Read-Out

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ENLI Internship / Individual Study Proposals Due by 5 PM

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Professor Elisa Oh Delivers Early Modern Drama Lecture 5 pm

Professor Elisa Oh, Associate Professor of English at Howard University, will give the Zoom lecture “‘Round about the cauldron go’: Dancing Witches in Early Modern Drama” on Thursday, September 30, at 5 p.m. For more information, contact Professor Maya Mathur. … [Read more...]

Final examinations

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Last day of Fall classes

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Thanksgiving Break (No Classes)

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Spring 2022 Pre-registration Advising

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Fall Break: Oct 9-12 (No Classes Held Mon/Tues)

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