Two Part Virtual Event with Reproductive Justice Scholar, Dr. Kimberly Harper – 4/15 and 4/18

Register here for the Talk and Workshop.

United We Read: A Creative Writing Event – 2/10/2022

Featuring Steven Flores, JT Lachausse, Angela Voras-Hills, and Liam Callanan.
UWM Campus, Curtin Hall 175


This video by Dusan Harminc of StumpTown Media was created by Lisa Moline (Art), and Lane Hall (English) with friends of the Overpass Light Brigade, supported by students attending a National Institutes for Health-funded STEM summer camp for students run… Read More

United We Read: A Creative Writing Event – 11/11/2021

UWM Creative Writing Graduate Program Student-Faculty Series Presents

Grad School Open House, October 28th from 6:00-8:00pm

Fall 2021 Course Descriptions are Posted!

Graduate Fall 2021: https://uwm.edu/english/graduate/course-descriptions-and-syllabi/ Undergraduate Fall 2021: https://uwm.edu/english/undergraduate/course-descriptions-and-syllabi/ How to Apply: https://uwm.edu/undergrad-admission/apply/  Meet with us in-person, over the phone, or videoconference to learn more about the English program. When classes are in session, we can even arrange a class visit to… Read More

Virtual Craft Talk and Reading with Omar El-Akkad

Please join us on Tuesday, October 27 at 7:00 p.m. (CST) for a virtual event with award-winning Egyptian-Canadian author and international war correspondent Omar El Akkad, for a reading and craft lecture, “Lies of Our Own Making: The Obligations of Literature in a Politically Fractured Age,” followed by a Q&A session/conversation. This event is hosted by Plan C with the support of the Boudreaux Foundation.
To register for access to this event, please click here. This event is free and open to the public. 

El Akkad has reported on the NATO-led war in Afghanistan, the military trials in Guantanamo Bay, the Arab Spring revolution in Egypt, and the Black Lives Matter movement in Ferguson, Missouri. El Akkad’s latest book is the critically acclaimed best-selling novel, American War. 

United We Read: Cassandra J. Bruner, Jessica Drake-Thomas, John Thurgood, and Mauricio Kilwein Guevara

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Friday, October 9th, 7:00 pm via Zoom United We Read is Plan C’s student-faculty reading series and is a wonderful opportunity to get to know people’s work and hear about their writing projects! This year we are fully online and the October 9th edition features … Read More

Virtual Talk & Discussion with Dr. April Baker-Bell

Wednesday, Oct 21st at 3:00 pm Dr. April Baker-Bell (author of Linguistic Justice: Black Language, Literacy, Identity, and Pedagogy) will discuss her book, focusing on how anti-Black linguistic racism and white linguistic supremacy get normalized in teacher attitudes, curriculum, and instruction, pedagogical… Read More

English Department Statement of Solidarity with Racial Justice Protests

Dear English Majors, Minors, and Graduate Students, The events across the country and here in our city have spurred us, your teachers, to take a stand with you. We, the undersigned members of the Department of English, unequivocally, fully, and… Read More