• A Message from the Incoming Chair - Professor John “Lane” Hall will become Department Chair at the end of August 2020. By way of introduction, we’d like to share the statement Lane made at the UWM Campus Dialogue on Racial Justice, Friday, June 12. In the Overpass... 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
  • Outstanding Achievement! - UWM English Professor Liam Callanan’s novel, Paris by the Book, was selected an outstanding book by an author with a Wisconsin connection by the Wisconsin Library Association Literary Awards Committee. Paris by the Book will be included on Outstanding Achievement lists that will be... 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
  • UWM English Dept hosted the Midwest Summer Seminar of the Association of Departments of English - The Department of English hosted the Midwest Summer Seminar of the Association of Departments of English on June 19-22. The seminar, organized by English Department Chair Gregory Jay and English Director of Graduate Studies Jane Gallop, brought together more than... 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
  • Spotlight on Work of Film Studies Students and Alumni - October’s L&S newsletter features Senior Hugo Ljungback and Christian Balistreri who graduated from English and Film Studies in 2018. Both are founding members of the Moving Image Society, the student organization dedicated to preserving and circulating the UWM Film Studies... Read More
  • Field Trip Aboard the Denis Sullivan Schooner - October 13th, 2018 English 326, “The Development of the Novel: The Novel and the Sea.” Professor Kincaid On Saturday, October 13th, students boarded Milwaukee’s stunning nineteenth-century three-masted schooner, the Denis Sullivan, in order to experience firsthand life aboard a tall... Read More

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