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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.

November 18, 2019
Professor Emerita of Theater and Dance Merideth Taylor had four photographs published in the autumn quarterly issue of Burning Word Literary Journal, and her essay "Miss Mary and Merideth: Story of a Relationship" appears in the just released Volume 12 of the Delmarva Review, a literary journal of… Find Out More
November 13, 2019
St. Mary’s College Student Cam Kelley has been published in UReCA: The NCHC Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity. UReCA is an online, peer-reviewed journal that fosters the exchange of intellectual and creative work between undergraduate students, providing a platform where… Find Out More
October 11, 2019
Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will construct a Mandala Sand Painting from Monday, Oct. 21, through Thursday, Oct. 24, in Daugherty-Palmer Commons on the St. Mary’s College of Maryland campus.


From all the artistic traditions of Tantric Buddhism, that of painting with… Find Out More
September 6, 2019
On August 20, Professor of English Ben Click gave the keynote address for the Conference on Literacy sponsored by the St. Mary’s County Public School System. The title of his talk was “Teachers: Our Best Hope at Raising Literacy Rates.”


Click holds a five-year term as editor of The Mark Twain… Find Out More
September 5, 2019
St. Mary’s College of Maryland English professor and two-time Fulbright Scholar Jennifer Cognard-Black released today a lecture series through The Great Courses.


The Great Courses are a series of educational classes delivered in video and audio formats offered to “surround the world’s greatest… Find Out More
August 23, 2019
Professor of English Jennifer Cognard-Black will present The Robert Foster Cherry Lecture “Just Food:  Social Justice and the Literatures of Food” on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 8 p.m. in Cole Cinema, Campus Center. The lecture is presented by the Office of the Provost.


The Cherry Lecture is a result… Find Out More
August 16, 2019
Two St. Mary’s College of Maryland professors, Jennifer Cognard-Black (English) and Carrie Patterson (art) had courses released today through The Great Courses program.

The Great Courses are a series of educational classes delivered in video and audio formats offered to “surround the world’s… Find Out More
August 15, 2019
Christine Wooley, associate professor of English and associate dean of curriculum, has a new article in PMLA: the journal of the Modern Language Association of America, which is the top critical journal in the field of English studies. Each issue is sent directly to over 25,000 college and… Find Out More
August 12, 2019
Professor Emerita of Literature and Language Jackie Paskow donated her father's letters to the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress (https://www.loc.gov/vets/) in Washington D.C.  Her father was Brigadier General Wheeler G. Merriam, who fought alongside General Patton from North… Find Out More
July 24, 2019
On Friday, July 19, Morgan State University students visited the St. Mary’s College of Maryland campus as part of “Touching History: Preservation in Practice,” a program developed by the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the National Park Service, and the National Trust for Historic… Find Out More