• “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
  • Congratulations to Fall Award Winners - Congratulations to those English Department Faculty who will receive awards at today’s UWM Fall Awards Ceremony ( This ceremony is at 2:00 in the Union’s Wisconsin Room Margaret Noodin, UWM Faculty Distinguished University Service Awar Kimberly Blaeser, UWM Faculty  Distinguished... Read More
  • José Lanters presents The Theatre of Thomas Kilroy: No Absolutes - On October 20, English department professor José Lanters will be presenting her new work, The Theatre of Thomas Kilroy: No Absolutes at County Clare Irish Inn at 3pm.Members of Milwaukee Irish Arts will read a scene from The Death and Resurrection... Read More
  • Peter Blewett Awarded NEH Fellowship - Congratulations to Senior Lecturer Peter Blewett (English) who was awarded a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to participate in the NEH Summer Institute on “The Book: Material Histories and Digital Futures” at Salt Lake Community College during June and... Read More
  • Creative Writers in Nonprofit Careers: Panel Discussion, Reading, and Reception - Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 7:00 p.m. Hefter Conference Center, 3271 N. Lake Dr. The panelists will discuss the services their organizations offer the public and how those services incorporate creative writing and other arts, their individual roles in their organizations, how... Read More
  • Professor Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillice discusses new book and the Oriental Theater for CBS 58. - CBS 58’s Emily Thornton recently toured the Oriental Theater with UWM English Professor Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillice to discuss renovations to the theater as well as her new book Optical Vacuum: Spectatorship and Modernized American Theater Architecture (Oxford).  

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  • Cream City Review Live - Please join us for a literary reading with Gail Aronson, Lenea Grace, and Rosebud Ben-Oni to celebrate the talented writing in UWM’s national literary journal, Cream City Review . Refreshments served at 7pm, Reading at 7:30pm. Gail Aronson’s work recently... Read More
  • 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.
  • United We Read: Brenda Cárdenas, Jenni Moody, Kathryne David Gargano, Beatrice Szymkowiak - United We Read is Plan C’s student-faculty reading series that takes place in venues throughout the community. This edition takes place at Material Studios and features Brenda Cárdenas, Jenni Moody, Kathryne David Gargano, and Beatrice Szymkowiak.
  • United We Read: Lane Hall, David Kruger, Russ Brown, Anna Olson - United We Read is Plan C’s student-faculty reading series that takes place in venues throughout the community. This edition will take place at Woodland Pattern Book Center and features Lane Hall, David Kruger, Russ Brown, and Anna Olson.
  • Fiction Reading and Craft Talk: C. Dale Young - Fiction Reading: C. Dale Young Thursday February 21st Hefter Center 7:00pm Craft Talk 2:00pm Mitchell Hall 191 Presented by the UWM English Department in partnership with cream city review, and co-sponsored by the LGBT Resource Center and the Center for Latin American... Read More
  • Poetry Reading: Rodrigo Toscano - Rodrigo Toscano is the author of seven collections of poetry, most recently Explosion Rocks Springfield. His collection In Range is forthcoming from Chax Book 2019. HisCollapsible Poetics Theater was a National Poetry Series selection, and he is the recipient of a New York State Fellowship in... Read More
  • United We Read: Liam Callanan, Molly Beckwith Gutman, Beth Vigoren, and Ryan Burden - United We Read is Plan C’s student-faculty reading series that takes place is venues throughout the community. This edition will take place at Boswell Books (2559 N Downer Ave) and will feature Liam Callanan, Molly Beckwith Gutman, Beth Vigoren, and Ryan... Read More
  • Poetry and Creative Nonfiction Reading and Craft Talk: Michael Dowdy - Michael Dowdy will deliver a lecture and discussion entitled “Poets, Critics, and the Limits of Literary Citizenship” Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 2:00pm Curtin Hall 175 In addition, Dowdy will read from his award-winning poetry collection, Urbilly, and from his latest project,... Read More

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