Department of English


The English Department is pleased to announce the Scholarship winners for 2016.
Faculty Lecture Series
The Department of English announces its Faculty Lecture Series for 2015-2016.
Irish documentary film-maker Maurice Fitzpatrick will be conducting lectures and workshops at USM, St. Joseph’s College, and Bates College on September 8, 9 and 10. These lectures and workshops are free and open to the public. Entitled “Representing the Irish Troubles on Screen,” Mr. Fitzpatrick will draw on documentary films he has made for BBC about Northern Ireland and from his work in progress “John Hume in America.”
Rereading Goethe, Rethinking Culture
Professor Gerald Peters’ book, "Rereading Goethe, Rethinking Culture," was recently published.
"Otherwise Unseeable" book by Betsy Sholl
Betsy Sholl, adjunct professor of English, published a book of poetry titled, “Otherwise Unseeable."
Professor Shelton Waldrep was recently named the 2014-15 USM Trustee Professor.
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 Gish's article "Time to educate those who make our education policy" appeared in the Off Campus section of the Portland Press Herald.
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