Appearance by Wisconsin Poet Laureate Kim Blaeser

This event features Wisconsin Poet Laureate Kim Blaeser’s “Picto-Poems,” intersecting layers of text and image inspired by Native American pictographs. Blaeser will read the poems, visually present the art images, and discuss the examples of this new creative project. Saturday, October 24,… Read More

Adam Johnson Literary Reading

The author of the Pulitzer Prize winning “The Orphan Master’s Son”, Adam Johnson, will be reading from and signing copies of his new book “Fortune Smiles,” a major story collection for fans of Junot Díaz, George Saunders, and of course Adam… Read More

“From Bombay Brothel Owner to Yiddish Star: The Remarkable Life of Fanny Epstein.”

Fanny Epstein lived life like a series of adventures from a Jewish version of the Arabian Nights. Exotic, charismatic, and resolutely independent, she fascinated contemporaries and baffled chroniclers who struggled to separate fact from legend. In her short life, she… Read More

Life After cream city: A Professionalization Panel

This academic year, cream city review turns 40 years old! As part of a series of celebratory events, we are welcoming back several former editors to share their post-UWM experiences. Please join us for a discussion that will include their… Read More

Katie Morrissey Published in “Women and Erotic Fiction: Critical Essays on Genres, Markets, and Readers”

Congratulations to Katie Morrissey, MCDS PhD student, whose essay “Steamy, Spicy, Sensual: Tracing the Cycles of Erotic Romance” was published in Women and Erotic Fiction: Critical Essays on Genres, Markets, and Readers. Women and Erotic Fiction: Critical Essays on Genres, Markets,… Read More

Bridget Kies Published in “Rated M for Mature: Sex and Sexuality in Video Games”

Congratulations to Bridget Kies, MCDS PhD student, whose article “Death by Scissors: ‘Gay Fighter Supreme’ and the Sexuality That Isn’t Sexual” was published in Rated M for Mature: Sex and Sexuality in Video Games. Rated M for Mature further develops our understanding… Read More

Kristen Ravel Published in the Journal of College Reading and Learning

Congratulations to Kristen Ravel, Rhetoric and Composition PhD student, for her recently published review article in the Journal of College Reading and Learning. Her review is of  Pegeen Reichert Powell’s “Retention and Resistance: Writing Instruction and Students Who Leave.” Article available here: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10790195.2015.1085266… Read More

Wisconsin Poet Laureate Kim Blaeser Readings

Wisconsin Poet Laureate Kim Blaeser has three poetry readings this week: Wednesday, October 14 | 7 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Ephraim Emily Dickinson Poetry Series: The Dickinson Series features both beginning and established poets and provides a comfortable setting for the… Read More

Bam! Pow! Presents: Scott McCloud at UWM

UWM’s Bam! Pow! Comic Book Club presents as special guest: Scott McCloud. Scott McCloud is an Eisner-award winning comic book artist, writer, and theorist. Some of his work includes: Zot!, Understanding Comics, Reinventing Comics and most recently, The Sculptor. Scott… Read More

Louise Zamparutti Presents at the University of Oslo, Norway

Congratulations to Louise Zamparutti, who presented her paper “Victims, Martyrs, and Brava Gente Past and Present: Constructing a National Symbol in Italy” for the symposium National Symbols Across Time and Space at the University of Oslo, Norway.