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Russian ICBM missile launchers move during the Victory Day military parade marking 71 years after the victory in WWII in Red Square in Moscow, Russia, May 9, 2016.

Op/ed: Why We Obsess Over the Details of a Nuclear Apocalypse

Doomsday Speculations, Paradoxically, Can Provide Comfort in Uncertain Times, UMD Scholar Says

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City of Incurable women book cover collage

Prisoners, Patients and Performers

UMD Professor’s New Book Imagines Lives of 19th-Century Women Confined in Paris Hospital

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The Next Chapter for British Lit at UMD

Alum’s Bequest Aims to Create Appreciation of Classic Works in New Generations, Support the College of Education and Terps From Foster Homes

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Matthew Kirschenbaum

Digging Into Digital Lit, Bit by Bit

English Professor’s New Book Explores How Modern-day Literature Is Made, Preserved and Studied

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Reginald Dwayne Betts ’09 portrait

Alum Receives MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’

Poet, Lawyer, Advocate for People in Prison Reginald Dwayne Betts ’09 Awarded $625,000

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Frederick Douglass/Andrew Johnson collage

Professor's New Book Explores ‘Failed Promise’ of Reconstruction

Literary Historian Chronicles Frederick Douglass’ Disillusionment with Andrew Johnson

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Witchy Woman

Alum’s Fourth Book Explores the Occult, Addiction and Internet Covens

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Sharada Balachandran Orihuela and Kamala Harris

First Cousin

UMD English Professor Shares Memories of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, and How Their Progressive, Global Family Shaped Their Paths

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Illustration of scared person reading a tiny book with a monster behind him

This Halloween, Get Your Frightening Fix in a Flash

English Professor Contributes to New Book of Tiny Narrative Nightmares

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People observe a Planet Word exhibit

Museum’s Mission Is Louder Than Words

UMD Faculty Help Shape, to Collaborate With New D.C. Nonprofit Focused on Impact of Language

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Terps Elizabeth Acevedo MFA ’15 (top), Jason Reynolds ’05 (middle) and Roseanne A. Brown ’17 (at bottom), all had books last week in New York Times’ list of bestselling hardcover books for young adults

A Happy Ending for 3 Terp Authors

Alums Simultaneously Have New York Times Bestsellers With Young Adult Books

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Illustration of man in bed with laptop on lap and dog at feet

Quarantine in Seventeen

Haiku Contest Looks for Quick—but Poetic—Insights on Life at Home

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