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...

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.

Professor Alan Orr: 2016 Douglas Murray Prize Winner

Professor Alan Orr: 2016 Douglas Murray Prize Winner
Congratulations to D. Alan Orr, PhD, member of the Humanistic Studies department, who was recently awarded the 2016 Douglas Murray prize for the most outstanding article in Volume 18 of Reformation & Renaissance Review. His article, ‘“God’s hangman’: James VI, the Divine Right of Kings, and the Devil.” Reformation & Renaissance Review, 18.2 (2016), 137-154, is available through...

Cyber Wars, the Secrets, the Spies

Cyber Wars, the Secrets, the Spies
First in MICA’s new lecture series, Great Talk, Inc., is Cyber Wars, the Secrets, the Spies. Join us on Tuesday, December 5th at 7pm in Falvey Hall to hear a panel conversation on cybersecurity, featuring: Thomas Drake, Richard Forno, and Michael Hicks with Dana Priest as the moderator. Tickets are available from www.greattalk.org and at the door....

2017 Winner of the Ginsberg Prize for Poetry

2017 Winner of the Ginsberg Prize for Poetry
  The Humanistic Studies Department is proud to announce that the Allen Ginsberg Poetry Prize winning poem is Time to Come by Marie Claire Macadar, BFA MICA 2017. _________________________________________________________________________ Time to Come Forgive me. I am exhausted, pacing upon the Unknown, knowing its bottomlessness. Time to come is a heavy questions mark. It Undulates endlessly between my...