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  • Nancy Rankie Shelton receives national book award

    A thought-provoking memoir about love, loss, and survival published earlier this year by Nancy Rankie Shelton has received a 2016 Best Book Award. Shelton, a professor of education, is the author...
    Posted: November 30, 2016 9:57 PM
  • Upcoming Post-Election Conversation & Reflections

    Join the Africana Studies department for a discussion of the 2016 Presidential Election.  Date: Monday, November 21, 2016 Location: Fine Art Room 427 Time: 12 noon - 1 pm Organizer:...
    Posted: November 16, 2016 4:24 PM
  • Don't Miss It! - Du Bois Lecture on Wednesday 11/9

    "From Black Lives Matter to the 2016 Elections"
    Don't miss the W.E.B. Du Bois Distinguished Lecture! "From Black Lives Matter to the 2016 Elections: The Future of Black Politics" - A Conversation with Africana Studies Faculty, Students and...
    Posted: November 8, 2016 3:57 PM
  • Michael Eric Dyson headlines Obama Effect 2.0 conference

    Story by Max Cole for UMBC News
    The world will know who the next U.S. president will be after November 8, but leading up to the election it is unclear what the future of President Obama’s legacy will be under the next...
    Posted: October 27, 2016 4:43 PM
  • Ancient Studies Week Events

    Join us for a week of lectures and performances!
    Monday, Oct. 10, 12:00pm-12:50pm, 132 Performing Arts and Humanities Bldg. Lecture by Dr. James Romm, Bard College, “The Mythology of Ocean,” the river thought to encircle the earth in antiquity....
    Posted: October 8, 2016 5:18 PM
  • Sarah Shin publishes book exploring ESL teaching

    After conducting in-depth interviews and observations of students in a teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) graduate program, Sarah Shin, professor of education and special...
    Posted: October 2, 2016 10:02 PM
  • Register for Critical Diversity in Higher Education Workshop

    Open to Faculty & Staff
    View the MyUMBC event posting here.  This presentation provides an overview of competing ideas about what constitutes “diversity.” After explaining why this is important in promoting a diverse...
    Posted: September 29, 2016 11:40 AM
  • Revolution of the Eye exhibition opens Thursday, Sept. 29th

    CADVC exhibition opening at 5pm on Thursday, Sept. 29th
    On Thursday, September 29th at 5 pm, the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture at UMBC presents Revolution of the Eye: Modern Art and the Birth of American Television. Avant-garde art shaped...
    Posted: September 26, 2016 12:49 PM
  • Consider Membership on the GWST Coordinating Committee

    The Department of Gender + Women’s Studies hosts a vibrant and diverse intellectual community that consists of nearly 100 undergraduate students, 56 courses, and 30 Affiliate Faculty from 13...
    Posted: September 19, 2016 10:55 AM
  • F. Chris Curran & Ann Kellogg discuss education inequity

    In a new article published in The Conversation, School of Public Policy Assistant Professor F. Chris Curran shares his latest research that reveals significant achievement gaps in science for...
    Posted: September 15, 2016 2:07 PM