2019 Ginsburg Prize Winner

2019 Ginsburg Prize Winner
The Humanistic Studies department is pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 Ginsburg Prize for Poetry, senior Sarah Purnell. Department faculty member judge, Elizabeth Wagenheim, said of Sarah’s poems that they, “…are driven by internal rhyme and steer the reader through the mundane of the every day to fresh unexpected imagery.” Sarah’s writing and...

An Unexplained Death

An Unexplained Death
An Unexplained Death: The True Story of a Body at the Belvedere, by Humanistic Studies faculty Mikita Brottman, published November 2018. Illustrations by Caroline Harwood (MICA 2017 Illustration). Haunting and colorful retro cover art by Oliver Munday (08 Graphic Design & current MICA Graphic Design faculty). Check out Oliver’s amazing covers for books by Elif...

Dereck Mangus wins Frieze Magazine Writer’s Prize 2018

Dereck Mangus wins Frieze Magazine Writer’s Prize 2018
Congratulations to Dereck Stafford Mangus, graduate of the M.A. Program in Critical Studies, winner of  the 2018 frieze writing prize for his review of Jack Whitten’s exhibition ‘Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1963–2017’, at the Baltimore Museum of Art. This year’s prize was judged by frieze’s senior editor, Andrew Durbin, writer Billy Kahora and artist Amy...

2018 Ginsberg Poetry Prize Winners

2018 Ginsberg Poetry Prize Winners
Congratulations to Catherine Khamnouane, one of our two winners of the Allen Ginsberg Poetry Prize 2018. Catherine’s practice focuses on the personal relationships we create with and within the varied political power structures that surround us. She graduated from the Interdisciplinary Sculpture program in May of 2018 and plans to continue living, working and making in...

Poetry & Conversation

Poetry & Conversation
If you are in the Baltimore/DC area on March 14, please join Jennifer Wallace and Sarah Browning for an evening of poems and conversation sponsored by Baltimore’s wonderful Enoch Pratt Library.  The event will be held at the Maryland State Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped (LBPH)   415 Park Ave, Baltimore, MD from 6:30pm to 8:00pm.

Readings and Exhibition at Project 1628

Readings and Exhibition at Project 1628
Readings and Exhibition * Paul Jaskunas * Katherine Kavanaugh * Jennifer Wallace PROJECT 1628 Sunday, February 4, 2018 2:00 – 5:00 pm PAUL JASKUNAS is a writer and professor at the Maryland Institute College of Art, where he teaches literature and creative writing. He is the author of Hidden, a novel for which he received...

Poetry Reading and Sabbatical Exhibition

Poetry Reading and Sabbatical Exhibition
Save the date for a reading of original poetry by Humanistic Studies faculty member Jennifer Wallace on September 20th at 2:30 p.m. in the Decker Gallery of the Fox Building.  Her upcoming book Almost Entirely is featured as part of the 2017 Sabbatical Exhibition from now until September 24th in the Decker Gallery. The exhibition opening reception will...