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UofM English Graduate Organization

UMEGO supports the advancement of the academic and professional goals of its members and provides opportunities for networking with other graduate students and faculty in the Department of English. UMEGO proudly provides quality services to the English major graduate students. What differentiates UMEGO from other organizations is the ability to truly connect with our graduate students, faculty, and the University of Memphis. Any person taking a graduate course in the English department is eligible and encouraged to be a member of UMEGO. UMEGO does not require any dues at this time.

2022-23 Officers and Contact Information

President: Sylvia Barnes | email sbarnes7@memphis.edu 
Vice President: Ming Cheng | email mcheng3@memphis.edu 
Treasurer: Addy Enlow | email maenlow@memphis.edu 
Secretary: Brett Lewis | email bdlewis5@memphis.edu 
Graduate Student Ambassador: Uthman Alzuhairy | email lzuhairy@memphis.edu 
Graduate Student Ambassador: Wood Rodgers | email wwrdgers@memphis.edu 

English Department Graduate Student Conference

This year's conference topic is "Transdisciplinary Approaches to Linguistic Diversity" and is held in conjunction with the Talbot Roundtable and hosted by Dr. Lyn Wright. Click here for more information on this year's conference.

Dates: April 12-14, 2024
Registration: Registration link coming soon!
Call for Papers: Click here to see the current call for papers

Tips for Graduate Students

  • Manage your time wisely
  • Plan out your reading
  • Manage your deadlines for travel funding, awards, and fellowships
  • Keep up with conference dates and locations
  • Consider a color-coded calendar

Get In Touch

Questions, comments or requests? UMEGO would love to hear from you. Don't hesitate to reach out!