Past Events

Friday, November 18 2022 6:30pm - 7:30pm

United We Read: UWM Creative Writing Program Graduate Student-Faculty Reading Series

Please join us for the second event in our United We Read: Graduate Student-Faculty Reading Series for Fall 2022, hosted by Boswell Book Company! This month’s readers are Cassandra Bruner, Sass Denny, Camilla Lee, and Professor Rebecca Dunham. Livestream:

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.

Friday, October 21 2022 7:00pm

United We Read: UWM Creative Writing Program Graduate Student-Faculty Reading Series

Please join us for the first event in our United We Read Graduate Student-Faculty Reading Series for Fall 2022. This month's readers are Beck Behnke, Sophie Nunberg, Katherine Witt, and Liam Callanan. This event will also be livestreamed at the...

Saturday, October 15 2022 10:00am - 4:00pm

Home Movie Day 2022

Saturday, October 15, 2022 from 10:00am-4:00pm in Mitchell Hall, Room B91
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is proud to host the City of Milwaukee’s first Home Movie Day.  Community members from Milwaukee and the surrounding cities and counties are invited to participate.  The public is invited to bring in their home movies in 8mm, Super 8, 16mm, VHS, Mini-DV, or digital formats; to have their materials inspected and/or repaired by UWM volunteers; with selections screened for an audience while the owner narrates.

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Wednesday, October 12 2022 3:30 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Lecture: The Rise of Right-Wing Comedy (Nick Marx, Colorado State University)

Please join us at 3:30 P.M. on Wednesday, October 12th in Curtin Hall 368 for a lecture and Q&A with Dr. Nick Marx, author of That's Not Funny: How the Right Makes Comedy Work for Them.  That's Not Funny argues...

Thursday, October 28 2021 7PM

October 28, 2022 at 7PM: Creative Writing Program Visiting Writers Series with Author Lysley Tenorio

Author Lysley Tenorio will discuss and read from his collection, MONSTRESS, and his novel, THE SON OF GOOD FORTUNE, followed by a Q&A with the audience. This FREE event will be both in-person (UWM Curtin Hall, Rm 175) and live-streamed,...

Thursday, October 7 2021 7PM

October 07, 2021 at 7PM: UNITED WE READ: A Creative Writing Event

UWM Creative Writing Program Student-Faculty Reading Series at 7PM Featuring Doreen Pfost Korey Hurni Camilla Lee Brenda Cárdenas https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KASe3ylnk0I

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,...

Tuesday, April 23 2019 7:00 PM

Eat Local::Read Local

  Since 2008, UWM English Department’s Eat Local:: Read Local has been celebrating the partnerships between local restaurants and poets from Milwaukee and Madison, WI.