Cinema Club Kicks Off Sunday

Sunday, September 24 2017

Oriental Theater

Oriental Theatre
The new season of the Milwaukee chapter of the Cinema Club starts on Sunday, September 24, 2017. For 10 and a half years, the Cinema Club has brought sneak previews and engaging discussions to the Milwaukee area. We meet at the Oriental Theater for stimulating films and discussions moderated by Professor Gilberto Blasini and Professor Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece. For more information, go to:

UWM Visiting Writer Series: Beau Boudreaux

Thursday, October 12 2017 7:00 pm

Hefter Center, 3271 N. Lake Dr.

We are thrilled to welcome back UWM alumni Beau Boudreaux as part of our UWM Visiting Writer Series! Please join us Thursday, October 12 at the Hefter Center for an evening of readings and reflections.

Beau Boudreaux’s second book-length collection of poems, Rapunzel’s Braid, was published in 2016 by Five Oaks Press. His first book of poems, Running Red, Running Redder was published by Cherry Grove Collections in 2012. He is also the author of Significant Other, which won the New Dawn Unlimited chapbook award.

Beau received a Ph.D. degree in English from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2002, his M.A. from the Center for Writers at the University of Southern Mississippi in 1996, and his B.A. in English from the University of Southern California.

Beau has published poetry widely in journals including Antioch ReviewCream City Review, and Louisiana Literature, also appearing in The Southern Poetry Anthology.  He teaches at Tulane University and lives in New Orleans.

DACA & Undocumented Open Student Sessions

Thursday, September 7 2017 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Roberto Hernández Center (Bolton 183)

There will be a safe spaces for students to freely share their thoughts and stories, in the community about DACA and how rescindment affects all. Come to one or all as you are able and in need. UWM Professional Staff will be available.

Join the Run-Ons for the Panther Prowl!

As has been tradition, the English department is sent its elite running team, the Run-Ons, to participate in the annual PantherProwl. This 5k run/walk hosted by the UWM Alumni Association raises funds to support student scholarships. Last year, nearly 1600 runners and walkers participated.