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Professor Handley’s “Mapping Racism & Resistance in Milwaukee County: Struggles Over Racism and Real Estate in the Urban North” featured in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - A recent article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel featured English Professor Derek Handley’s current project, “Mapping Racism & Resistance in Milwaukee County.” The project, co-directed with Geography Professor Anne Bonds and sponsored by a 2021 Fromkin Grant from UWM Libraries,... Read More Professor Stuart Moulthrop’s “Victory Garden 2022” featured in electronic book review - A recent article in ebr: electronic book review celebrates the oeuvre of Professor Stuart Moulthrop (English) on the occasion a new web reconstruction of his hypertext classic Victory Garden. In the article, Mariusz Pisarski contextualizes the groundbreaking work of Victory... Read More 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... Read More 414 for UWM - Donate! Advancing UWM – 414 for UWM April 7, 2022 at 12PM: English Advising Open House - See you there! 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
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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: 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... Read More 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. 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... Read More Reading & Craft Talk with Phong Nguyen (PhD ’07) - Visiting Writer & Panther alum Phong Nguyen (PhD, 2007) will visit campus October 13 to discuss his new novel, Bronze Drum. The author will deliver a craft talk at 3 pm in Lubar S250 (livestreamed here) and a reading/Q&A at... 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... Read More 414 for UWM - Donate! Advancing UWM – 414 for UWM April 7, 2022 at 7PM: UNITED WE READ: A Creative Writing Event - It’s back! In-person attendance: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/291434196527. Livestreaming link:https://www.crowdcast.io/e/united-we-readapril-2022.
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