Prof. Szczepaniak-Gillece interviewed about the closure of the Downer Theatre on Spectrum News 1

Built in 1915, the Downer was the oldest operating theater in Milwaukee.

Professor Levine interviewed about soap opera history on WNYC

Dr. Elana Levine, Professor of Media, Cinema & Digital Studies, was recently interviewed on WNYC’s All Of It With Alison Stewart about the enduring power of the soap opera. Professor Levine detailed the soap opera’s transition from a radio vehicle for selling… Read More

Professor Levine discusses the daytime soap opera’s significance with AP News

In an AP News story that has been picked up more than 300 times since its publication, Professor Elana Levine highlighted the import of “The Young & the Restless” on the occasion of the show’s 50th anniversary, celebrated this Sunday…. Read More

Professor Basting discusses her work on creative care for dementia with The New York Times’ “First Person”

Professor Anne Basting spoke with Lulu Garcia-Navarro about a creative approach to people dealing with dementia and aging in the latest episode of “First Person” from The New York Times. Listen here. “There is such a powerful force in knowing that… Read More

Professor Derek Handley Recommends Books by Black Authors on WUWM

Assistant Professor of English Derek Handley joined WUWM on-air to recommend three books by Black authors. Read more from Dr. Handley about his selections below or listen to the full story here. Where Do We Go from Here? by Dr…. Read More

Professor Liam Callanan interviewed about his new book “When In Rome”

Professor & Coordinator of Creative Writing Liam Callanan discusses his new book and reflects on the relationship between his writing and his faith in the National Catholic Register. Read more here. When in Rome, which will be released by Penguin-Random House on March… Read More

Professor Derek Handley interviewed for TMJ4’s @TheTable Segment

Assistant Professor of English Dr. Derek Handley sat down with TMJ4 News to share four books written by Black writers that every American should have on their shelves to learn about the Black experience. Watch the clip and read more here…. Read More

Professor Handley’s “Mapping Racism & Resistance in Milwaukee County: Struggles Over Racism and Real Estate in the Urban North” featured in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A recent article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel featured English Professor Derek Handley’s current project, “Mapping Racism & Resistance in Milwaukee County.” The project, co-directed with Geography Professor Anne Bonds and sponsored by a 2021 Fromkin Grant from UWM Libraries,… Read More

Professor Stuart Moulthrop’s “Victory Garden 2022” featured in electronic book review

Headshot of Stuart Moulthrop in black & white

A recent article in ebr: electronic book review celebrates the oeuvre of Professor Stuart Moulthrop (English) on the occasion a new web reconstruction of his hypertext classic Victory Garden. In the article, Mariusz Pisarski contextualizes the groundbreaking work of Victory… Read More

Professor Kimberly Blaeser featured in the National Endowment for the Arts’ Magazine

Professor Kimberly Blaeser (English) is featured in “American Artscape Magazine” from the National Endowment for the Arts. She discusses the founding of In-Na-Po (Indigenous Nations Poets), the significance of Indigenous poetry, and In-Na-Po’s inaugural retreat in D.C. Carrying Our Culture… Read More