October 28, 2021 at 6PM: Grad School Open House

Two English Grads. Two books of the summer.

Two of this summer’s most talked-about books are from English grads! Zhanna Slor ’08, is the author of “At the End of the World, Turn Left,” and Willa Richards ’19, is the author of “The Comfort of Monsters.” ‘At the End… Read More

Fall 2021 Course Descriptions are Posted!

Graduate Fall 2021: Undergraduate Fall 2021: How to Apply:  Meet with us in-person, over the phone, or videoconference to learn more about the English program. When classes are in session, we can even arrange a class visit to… Read More

New Minor Available! Focus in Writing, Editing and Publishing

Many students may pursue careers in writing, editing, and publishing, whether in creative, professional, or technical fields. You can choose to major in English with a concentration in Rhetoric and Professional Writing, or you may just want to take a… Read More

5 Helpful Resources for UWM Students

United We Read: Cassandra J. Bruner, Jessica Drake-Thomas, John Thurgood, and Mauricio Kilwein Guevara

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Friday, October 9th, 7:00 pm via Zoom United We Read is Plan C’s student-faculty reading series and is a wonderful opportunity to get to know people’s work and hear about their writing projects! This year we are fully online and the October 9th edition features … Read More

Virtual Talk & Discussion with Dr. April Baker-Bell

Wednesday, Oct 21st at 3:00 pm Dr. April Baker-Bell (author of Linguistic Justice: Black Language, Literacy, Identity, and Pedagogy) will discuss her book, focusing on how anti-Black linguistic racism and white linguistic supremacy get normalized in teacher attitudes, curriculum, and instruction, pedagogical… Read More

A Message from the Incoming Chair

Professor John “Lane” Hall will become Department Chair at the end of August 2020. By way of introduction, we’d like to share the statement Lane made at the UWM Campus Dialogue on Racial Justice, Friday, June 12. In the Overpass… Read More

English Department Statement of Solidarity with Racial Justice Protests

Dear English Majors, Minors, and Graduate Students, The events across the country and here in our city have spurred us, your teachers, to take a stand with you. We, the undersigned members of the Department of English, unequivocally, fully, and… Read More

Outstanding Achievement: Liam Callanan

UWM English Professor Liam Callanan’s novel, Paris by the Book, was selected an outstanding book by an author with a Wisconsin connection by the Wisconsin Library Association Literary Awards Committee. Paris by the Book will be included on Outstanding Achievement lists that will be… Read More