Certificate in the Business of Media & Film Studies

Students planning a career in media, marketing, or film, need a blend of knowledge and skills not traditionally found in one single program. To transition successfully to the profession, students need media literacy, an ability to understand and work within… Read More

Welcome to UWM English, Dr. Rachel Bloom-Pojar!

The English Department is delighted to welcome Dr. Rachel Bloom-Pojar, who will be joining the faculty this fall as an Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and Composition.  Among other publications, she is the author of the forthcoming monograph The Rhetoric of… Read More

Annual English Department Newsletter, 2016-2017 Edition

It’s been a year of great accomplishments and milestones in the English Department at UWM, and the Department Newsletter is the best way to stay current on the activity taking place over the past year. Click here to download the… Read More

Acclaim for Dunham’s new poetry collection, Cold Pastoral

Rebecca Dunham has a new poetry collection, Cold Pastoral: Poems, published by Milkweed Editions, that has been receiving accolades: 15 of the Most Anticipated Poetry Collections of 2017: Publisher’s Weekly Review; 25 Protest Poetry Collections to Read Right Now; a… Read More

Prof. Richard Grusin’s edited volume, Anthropocene Feminism, published by U. of Minn. Press

The Center for 21st Century Studies’ latest volume of essays, Anthropocene Feminism, has just been published by the University of Minnesota Press. Edited by former director Richard Grusin (English), the volume offers feminist and queer theory alternatives to thinking about… Read More

UWM alum finds national literary success with novels

This post, written by Kathy Quirk, originally appeared in the UWM Report on January 20, 2017. René Steinke, who earned her doctorate in English/creative writing from UWM in 1993, is gaining increasing recognition for her novels. This year, she received… Read More

Calling All Writing Students: We Want Your Feedback!

You can participate in our survey from February 6 – 24, 2017.

Top News from UWM: Researchers seek solutions to the world’s most difficult problems

By Greg Walz-Chojnacki  |  SEPTEMBER 1, 2016  |  HEALTH  |  PUBLIC HEALTH When Scott Graham talks about a “wicked problem,” he isn’t expressing exasperation. It’s merely a recognition that the solution requires collaboration between professionals who don’t ordinarily work together… Read More

UW-Milwaukee Receives Grant To Help PhD Students Prepare For Careers Outside Academia

MILWAUKEE — A career in academia has long been the expected track after completing a doctoral degree in the humanities, but the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is challenging that wisdom with help from a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for… Read More

Writing Center adds Daniel Harrigan as Assistant Coordinator

The Writing Center and English Department are pleased to welcome Daniel Harrigan, who will be joining us as the Assistant Coordinator of the Writing Center beginning this Fall.  Welcome, Daniel!