Past Events

Thursday, October 27 2022 4:00pm

The Comforts of Heritage: Race, Tourism, and Memory in the American South

The 53rd Annual Morris Fromkin Memorial Lecture The Comforts of Heritage: Race, Tourism, and Memory in the American South October 27, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. The 2022 Morris Fromkin Memorial Lecture will be presented by Shevaun Watson (Associate Professor, UWM...

Friday, October 21 2022 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Department of English Awards Ceremony

Please join the Department of English for our annual Awards Ceremony to honor our undergraduate and graduate award recipients! The event will be taking place on Friday, October 21, 2022, from 12:00pm-2:00pm in Curtin Hall 175.

Wednesday, April 21 2021 5:00pm - 6:00pm

March 21, 2021: Ask the Editor: A Q&A Session with Dzanc Books Editor-in-Chief, Michelle Dotter

Hosted by Furrow. Free & Open to the Public Please register in advance at this link. Submit questions in advance here.   Have you ever wondered what it takes for a book to get published? Join UWM’s undergraduate literary journal, Furrow, on Wednesday,...

Thursday, March 15 2018 7:00 PM

The UWM Visiting Writer’s Series Presents Dan Kois

On March 15, please join essayist and editor Dan Kois, co-author of The World Only Spins Forward: The Ascent of Angels in America, for a discussion (and partial reading) of his oral history of Tony Kushner’s pioneering, Pulitzer-prizewinning play.

Thursday, February 22 2018 7:00 PM

The Boudreaux Foundation Presents Paisley Rekdal

On Thursday, February 22, 2018, please join us in welcoming essayist, professor, and current Poet Laureate of Utah, Paisley Rekdal, for a reading of her work!

Thursday, November 30 2017 7:00 pm

United We Read

November 30, 2017 at 7:00pm
The UWM English Department presents United We Read Student/Faculty Reading Series. Come see our Creative Writing students read at Woodland Pattern!

Thursday, October 12 2017 7:00 pm

UWM Visiting Writer Series: Beau Boudreaux

Thursday, October 12 at 7-9 PM
Please join us for the UWM Visiting Writer Series with UWM alumni Beau Boudreaux for an evening of readings and reflections. Hefter Center, 3271 N. Lake Dr.

Sunday, September 24 2017

Cinema Club Kicks Off Sunday

The new season of the Milwaukee chapter of the Cinema Club starts on Sunday, September 24, 2017. For 10 and a half years, the Cinema Club has brought sneak previews and engaging discussions to the Milwaukee area. We meet at the Oriental Theater for stimulating films and discussions moderated by Professor Gilberto Blasini and Professor Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece.

Tuesday, September 12 2017

Summer 2017 Calendar of Literary Events

Just because summer is here doesn’t mean that poetry stops! If you’re in town, please join members of the UWM English Department for our summer events. First event will be May 25 and the last September 12, 2017. See the schedule.

Thursday, September 7 2017 2:00 to 3:00 pm

English Department Fall Welcome

The English Department’s Fall Welcome Reception will be held on Thursday, September 7 from 2:00-3:00 in Curtin 368. Food and light refreshments will be served. In the meantime, best wishes for the summer!