Department of English
2017 Scholarship Winners
The Department of English announces the 2017 Scholarship winners.
English Professor Shelton Waldrep receives praise for David Bowie work from LA Review of Books
Waldrep, described as a “leading scholar in David Bowie Studies” in the article, has taught a senior thesis course at USM about Bowie for over ten years.
USM names English major Erik Squire as Maine Policy Scholar
The Maine Policy Scholars Program engages students from the University of Maine System in the public policy process. Scholarships are awarded annually to one student from each of the seven University of Maine System campuses to work with a faculty advisor and community mentor to tackle a real-life policy issue facing Maine.
Professor Gerald Peters publishes book
Professor Gerald Peters’ book, "Rereading Goethe, Rethinking Culture," was recently published.
Betsy Sholl published book of poems
Betsy Sholl, adjunct professor of English, published a book of poetry titled, “Otherwise Unseeable."
“The Little White Rose of Scotland”: USM Professor Honored for Work in Scottish Literature
A USM professor of English who specializes in Scottish poetry, and particularly that of Hugh MacDiarmid, was honored for her research and scholarship in Scottish literature by one of the top literary organizations in that country.
Professor Nancy Gish writes article for Portland Press Herald
Professor Gish's article "Time to educate those who make our education policy" appeared in the Off Campus section of the Portland Press Herald.