Publications

2019 AWP National Program Director’s Prize: Furrow

Furrow, the undergraduate literary magazine sponsored by the Department of English at UWM, won the National Program Directors’ Prize for Content from the Association of Writers and Writing Programs, the foremost organization of academic and creative writing programs in the United States…. Read More

“Red Zone” by Plan C student Beatrice Szymkowiak

Congratulations to Beatrice Szymkowiak on the publication of her chapbook Red Zone Finishing Line Press released “Red Zone,” a chapbook of poems by first-year Plan C student Beatrice Szymkowiak. Called “a complex meditation on the destructiveness of war and the persistence of… Read More

José Lanters presents The Theatre of Thomas Kilroy: No Absolutes

On October 20, English department professor José Lanters will be presenting her new work, The Theatre of Thomas Kilroy: No Absolutes at County Clare Irish Inn at 3pm.Members of Milwaukee Irish Arts will read a scene from The Death and Resurrection… Read More

Professor Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillice discusses new book and the Oriental Theater for CBS 58.

CBS 58’s Emily Thornton recently toured the Oriental Theater with UWM English Professor Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillice to discuss renovations to the theater as well as her new book Optical Vacuum: Spectatorship and Modernized American Theater Architecture (Oxford).  

English Department Newsletter and Annual Report

The department recently published it’s 2017-18 Annual Report and Newsletter. Inside are profiles of the exceptional students, staff, and faculty affiliated with the program. Special features include a section on Indigenous Literary Studies, a spotlight on the Overpass Light Brigade,… Read More

White Writers, Race Matters by Prof. Gregory Jay published by Oxford University Press

Congratulations to UWM English department chair, Dr. Gregory Jay for his recent publication of White Writers, Race Matters: Fictions of Racial Liberalism from Stowe to Stockett which has been released by Oxford University Press. From the publisher’s site: “What explains… 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

Tasha Oren Publishes Edited Collection: “Global Asian American Popular Cultures”

Congratulations to Tasha Oren on the publication of her new edited collection: Global Asian American Popular Cultures. For more information, visit http://nyupress.org/books/9781479815739/

Lindsay Daigle’s Poetry Manuscript Accepted for Publication

Congratulations to Dr. Lindsay Daigle whose recently defended poetry manuscript has been accepted for publication by Brown University’s Synecdoche Press.

Kumkum Sangari Publishes “ARC SILT DIVE: THE WORKS OF SHEBA CHHACHHI”

Congratulations to Professor Kumkum Sangari, who edited and contributed to the recently published collection of essays ARC SILT DIVE: THE WORKS OF SHEBA CHHACHHI.