Publications

Professor Kimberly Blaeser featured in the National Endowment for the Arts’ Magazine

Professor Kimberly Blaeser (English) is featured in “American Artscape Magazine” from the National Endowment for the Arts. She discusses the founding of In-Na-Po (Indigenous Nations Poets), the significance of Indigenous poetry, and In-Na-Po’s inaugural retreat in D.C. Carrying Our Culture… Read More

Professor Michael Newman discusses his book, “Atari Age”

From Letters and Science’s In Focus Magazine, vol. 12, no. 5; A look back at the popularity of Pong and the rise of video games – Issuu Pong wasn’t the first game video game on the market, but it did… Read More

May 18, 2022 at 4:30PM: Furrow Release Party 2022

Our 2022 in-person release party is coming up and YOU are invited!
When: May 18th
Where: Art Bar (722 E. Burleigh St.)
Who: open to the public (ages 18+)
Join us for a fun evening of readings, raffle, trivia, drinks and more!

Samuel Beckett article by Associate Professor Andrew Kincaid

Associate Professor Andrew Kincaid has an article on Samuel Beckett’s radio plays in the latest issue (Feb. 2022) of the journal Modernist Cultures. The article explores Beckett’s turn to radio in the 1950s against the backdrop of urban theory in… Read More

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

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