UWM Receives R-1 Ranking

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has earned the highest rating for a research institution from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, the gold standard for assessment. The “highest research activity” rating was given to only 115 of the 4,665… Read More

Congratulations to Our Graduates

Congratulations to English Department students who have graduated this Spring!

‘The Citizen and Social Action’: Leadership Seminars as Resistance to Urban Renewal during the Black Freedom Movement, 1945-1968

Derek Handley, United States Naval Academy, explores how relationships between African American residents and faculty from Milwaukee universities functioned simultaneously as an act of resistance to urban renewal and as an act of citizenship and was similar to citizenship schools also operating in the South during the Civil Rights Movement. 
May 18, 2016 from 3-5 pm | Martin Luther King Library (310 W. Locust St.)

Meg Noodin Receives 2016 Office of Research / UWM Foundation Research Award

Congratulations to Meg Noodin who is a recipient of a 2016 Office of Research/UWM Foundation Research Award. These awards are given each year in recognition of the achievements of UWM Assistant and Associate Professors in research and creative activity.  Along with other awardees, Meg will… Read More

Scott Graham Receives Fellows’ Early Career Award from Rhetoric Society of America

Congratulations to Scott Graham for receiving the Fellows’ Early Career Award from the Rhetoric Society of America. The award honors a current member of the Rhetoric Society of America who has established an innovative and robust research record within eight years… Read More

Franklin K.R. Cline’s Introduction to Creative Writing: Class Reading

Students from Franklin K.R. Cline’s Introduction to Creative Writing class will culminate the course by reading their work. Come one, come all! This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, May 10, from 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. at Woodland Pattern Book Center

English Spring Awards Ceremony

Please join us for the Spring Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 12, from 3:30-5:00 in Curtin 368. The ceremony recognizes the accomplishments and continued success of our graduate students. It also gives us the opportunity to confer our new undergraduate scholarships and faculty teaching awards. Reception to follow.

 

 

Avery Edenfield Successfully Defends Dissertation

Congratulations to Dr. Avery Edenfield, who successfully defended his dissertation:  “Collective Management in a Cooperative: Problematizing Productivity and Power.”  Many thanks to his major professor, Dave Clark, and committee members Scott Graham, Bill Keith, Rachel Spilka, and Fredrik Andersson.

Inaugural Issue of the English Department Newsletter

We are delighted to share with you the inaugural issue of the English Department Newsletter. This annual project will serve an important role in publicizing our accomplishments and promoting our continued success in the years ahead. The newsletter was created by Professor Rachel… Read More

Landbody: Indigeneity’s Radical Commitments

The Center for 21st Century Studies will host their annual conference May 5-7th in Curtin Hall 175. The conference considers the implications of Native ontologies and epistemologies, emphasizing the animate, living nature of place and the conceptual primacy of connection and locale.

Plenary speakers include Jennifer Nez Denetdale, Jolene Rickard, Audra Simpson, Kim TallBear, and Gerald Vizenor. The conference also features a community art installation, Indian Community School eagle drummers and canary singers, poetry readings, and a film screening.

For more information, visit http://www.c21uwm.com/landbody/?page_id=11.