Recent Graduate Ching-In Chen Accepted for Publication

Congratulations to Ching-In Chen whose revised dissertation was recently accepted for publication by Kelsey Street Press out of Berkeley, California. Ching-In Chen is a doctoral graduate of the Creative Writing program. Ching-In’s committee was chaired by Professor Brenda Cárdenas and also… Read More

Fellows on Flint: Water-Centric Cities

The ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan has prompted emergency response at city, state, and federal levels, as well as heated debate here in Wisconsin and nationally. Official inquiry is underway into the political, economic, and technological causes as well as consequences of the mass pollution of Flint’s drinking water.

Here at UWM, this year’s team of Global Studies Research Fellowssponsored by the Center for International Education (CIE) were chosen for their expertise in the politics of water accessibility, activism and the protection of water resources, and the science of water infrastructure.

Join us on Thursday, February 4th at 6:00 pm for a special colloquium on this urgent and still-developing crisis, where our Global Studies Research Fellows will expand the dialogue beyond Facebook and Twitter, and into a public forum, for the benefit of our own water-centric city.

This event is free and open to the public.

Dalia Gomaa Publishes “The Non-National in Contemporary American Literature”

Congratulations to Dalia Gomaa on the very recent release of her book, The Non-National in Contemporary American Literature: Ethnic Women Writers and Problematic Belongings, by Palgrave Macmillan. It is a revised version of her dissertation, which was chaired by Professor… Read More

Third Annual Conflict and Liberation Conference at Marquette

The English and History Departments from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Marquette University are teaming up to present the third annual Conflict and Liberation Conference at Marquette University on April 22-23, 2016. The keynote speaker for the conference will be Dr. Heather… Read More

Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece Awarded Dubuque Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece who recently received the Dubuque Research Fellowship from the Theatre Historical Society of America. The Dubuque Research Fellowship  supports scholars conducting research in the Society’s archives. To read more about the Theatre Historical Society of America, visit:

Michael Larson To Be Published in “Witness” Literary Magazine

Congratulations to Creative Writing doctoral student Michael Larson! His short story “Hay in Summer” will appear in spectacle-themed print issue of the literary magazine Witness.

Dana Melanz Published on XOJane

Dana Melanz, Literary and Critical Studies major, recently published her essay “This Brow Pencil from Korea Changed My Life” on Congratulations, Dana!  

William Keith Awarded “Presidential Citation for Service” by the National Communication Association

Congratulations to William Keith who was awarded the “Presidential Citation for Service” by the National Communication Association (NCA). He received the award at the NCA’s recent annual conference in Las Vegas.

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