Events and Celebrations for English Majors

English Department Events, Activities, and Goings-on

The English Department is a dynamic place!  We always have events, readings, lectures, and contests in the works.  Look for announcements via email and Facebook--and then come join in the fun!  Here are a few highlights from recent events:

10th Annual Undergraduate Literature Conference

English Department Annual Graduation Prize Party

English Department Annual Celebration of Research and Creativity

Digital Showcase sponsored by English's Professional and New Media Concentration/Minor

Public Lecture by Noam Chomsky, Professor Emeritus of Linguistics, M.I.T.

Creative Writing Reading by ZZ Packer

UMass Boston English booth at the Boston Book Festival

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10th Annual Undergraduate Literature Conference
Campus Center, 3545
9-5:30
Academic Panels and Creative Writing Presentations throughout the day! Stop by to see one and get some refreshments!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

English Department Annual Graduation Prize Party:

 

 

 

 

 

 

...including the Annual Prize Selfie!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

English Department Annual Celebration of Research and Creativity:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Digital Showcase sponsored by English's Professional and New Media Concentration/Minor:

 

 

 

 

Public Lecture by Noam Chomsky, Professor Emeritus of Linguistics, M.I.T.:

Chomsky's lecture is detailed in this Article  

Creative Writing Reading by ZZ Packer, acclaimed fiction writer:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Also see our Creative Writing Contests:
Twitter Poetry Contest: Details and Article