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he St. Mary’s English Department believes that a student benefits most from the integration of literature and creative writing. Thus, as English majors, students will read a broad historical and cultural range of literatures and develop a variety of writing skills.

August 17, 2021
Professors of Physics Charles Adler and Professor of Art Carrie Patterson will present individually during the TEDxGreatMills free virtual event entitled EMERGE! on September 18, 2021, along with Professor Emeritus of English Michael Glaser and SMCM Alumna Rie Moore ’19. Nine speakers will present… Find Out More
June 4, 2021
Professor of English Jennifer Cognard-Black had a short story published in April’s edition of Story magazine, titled “Daughter Mother Daughter” under her pen name of J. Annie MacLeod.

Story magazine has published such writers as Sherwood Anderson, John Cheever, Truman Capote, Norman Mailer,… Find Out More
June 1, 2021
Jennifer Cognard-Black, professor of English and 2020 recipient of the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching, has a new release on Audible.com. Her lecture series, "Books That Cook: Food and Fiction," is an Audible Original, produced by The Great Courses, with whom Cognard-Black has… Find Out More
March 22, 2021
This year, the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) is hosting a virtual annual conference and St. Mary’s College is participating at many levels.  Professor of Anthropology Bill Roberts serves on the 2021 Program Committee and took the lead on organizing three sessions involving SMCM faculty,… Find Out More
February 24, 2021
Chair and Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry Kelly Neiles, along with colleagues at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, have accepted an invitation from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to participate in an Inclusive Excellence Learning Community. The award includes $30,000… Find Out More
September 9, 2020
Professor of English Jeffrey Coleman reads three original poems relating to the Black Lives Matter movement and discusses poems from his edited anthology, "Words of Protest, Words of Freedom: Poetry of the American Civil Rights Movement and Era," during a twenty-six minute audio interview for the… Find Out More
September 8, 2020
On Tuesday, October 13, 7:30 p.m., the Mark Twain Lecture Series on American Humor and Culture will present Laughing to the Polls with Jordan Klepper. Klepper is an American comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and television host. He will appear virtually via Zoom.… Find Out More
February 17, 2020
Professor of English Ben Click will be joining writer, comedian, actor John Hodgman during "Mark My Words" at the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford, Connecticut, in April. Click is the editor of The Mark Twain Annual, a position he will hold for four years. For more information, visit https… Find Out More
February 12, 2020
The Office of the President presents “Nurturing the Compassionate Community: An Evening to Honor the Legacy of Lucille Clifton” on Saturday, February 29 at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.) in Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall. The event, co-sponsored by the VOICES Reading Series, is free of… Find Out More
January 22, 2020
The Office of the President presents “Nurturing the Compassionate Community: An Evening to Honor the Legacy of Lucille Clifton” on Saturday, February 29 at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.) in Daugherty-Palmer Commons. The event, co-sponsored by the VOICES Reading Series, is free of charge and open… Find Out More