Danielle DeVasto Published in Social Epistemology

Congratulations to Rhetoric and Composition doctoral student Danielle DeVasto, who was recently published in Social Epistemology: A Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Policy. Her article “Being Expert: L’Aquila and Issues of Inclusion in Science-Policy Decision Making” explores the L’Aquila controversy through a normative-ontological… Read More

Dave Clark Featured at Wisconsin Innovation Network Session

Wisconsin Innovation Network highlights the work of Associate Dean Dave Clark for their session “Innovations from UW-Milwaukee labs on display.” This “first look” forum will showcase emerging research and technologies, while also allowing researchers to receive feedback from business leaders, investors and entrepreneurs on how… Read More

Sherri H. Hoffman Wins Poetry Moves Poetry Contest

Congratulations to Creative Writing doctoral student Sherri H. Hoffman whose poem “Pilgrimage, 1988” has been selected as one of the winners in the Poetry Moves Poetry Contest, sponsored by Printed Matter Vancouver, C-Tran, and Arts of Clark County. Her poem… Read More

Brenda Cárdenas’ Poems Published in Edited Collection

Two of Brenda Cárdenas’ poems, “The Red Fox Who Toys with the Dead” and “Ghost Species,” appear in the newly released City Creatures: Animal Encounters in the Chicago Wilderness (University of Chicago Press).

William Keith Presents to Kettering Foundation

William Keith was invited to present to the Kettering Foundation in Dayton, OH, as the featured speaker on this history of public forums in the 20th century US. He also led a discussion on the future of the forum and… Read More

Ali Sperling Accepted in “Girlhood Studies: Disability and Transnational Perspectives”

Congratulations to Ali Sperling, whose article “Freak Temporality: Female Adolescence in the Novels of Carson McCullers” was recently accepted to a special issue of the journal Girlhood Studies: Disability and Transnational Perspectives.  

Brenda Cárdenas Holds Reading at Ripon College

Brenda Cárdenas will serve as a Visiting Poet at Ripon College on November 18-19. Her visit will include a 7:30 p.m.reading on November 18 at the college’s Lane Library. The event is free and open to the public.  

“Beyond Crisis: The Humanities in Renewal” A Symposium Dedicated to Ihab Hassan

Thursday, November 19 2015 3:30 pm

Blue Room, Helene Zelazo Center

A discussion of strategies of self-renewal in the humanities and a review of the early, innovative nature of the work of the late Professor Ihab Hassan. Featuring Ihab’s final essay, read by Patrice Petro, and presentations by Charles Caramello (University of Maryland), Ackbar Abbas (University of California-Irvine), and Gabrielle Schwab (University of California-Irvine).

S. Scott Graham Publishes “The Politics of Pain Medicine”

Congratulations to S. Scott Graham on the publication of The Politics of Pain Medicine: A Rhetorical-Ontological Inquiry (2015, University of Chicago Press), which chronicles three years of ethnographic research and nearly ten years archival research into interdisciplinary pain medicine and related… Read More

Southeast Wisconsin Book Festival

The Southeast Wisconsin Book Festival takes place Friday, November 6, and Saturday, November 7 at UW-Waukesha (1500 N. University Drive). Celebrate literacy and the arts at this community event featuring some of our very own talented authors! English professors Kimberly Blaeser,… Read More