Career Closet

The UWM language departments and programs are holding a professional clothing drive. This will take place from April 3rd- 21st. The items we are looking to be donated include dress shirts, blouses, dress pants, blazers, belts, suits, shoes, skirts, ties,… Read more

Interview with Taghreed Najjar

Ms. Najjar is a pioneer of modern children’s literature in Jordan, and the author of over 100 books for children and young adults. She has twice been awarded the Etisalat Award for Arabic Children’s Literature and has been shortlisted three times. … Read more

Cultural Food Drive

We are holding a cultural food drive starting March 13 – April 30 with the donation bin on the 7th floor of Curtin. We are partnering with IEC, SPSP, and many other departments. This will lead to our International Parent’s… Read more

Pickering-Iazzi’s book launch of Tina, Mafia Soldier

An enthusiastic crowd engaged in a fascinating and engaging discussion with Prof. Robin Pickering-Iazzi at Boswell Book Company on March 9, at the launch of Tina, Mafia Soldier, her translation of Maria Rosa Cutrufelli’s Canto al deserto: Storia di Tina, soldato di mafia.

Italian Film Festival USA

In-person return of the Italian Film Festival USA, from April 28-30. All the films are free and open to the public at the UWM Union Cinema, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., (2nd floor). Check out listings here to find out what movies… Read more

Anita Alkhas advises Iranian international students

As the faculty adviser to the Iranian Student Association, Prof. Anita Alkhas of the Department of Global Studies is featured in this Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article about Iranian graduate students balancing their academic work with their engagement in the ongoing Iranian revolution.

Pickering-Iazzi publishes translation of Tina, Mafia Soldier

Congratulations to Prof. Robin Pickering-Iazzi, whose much-anticipated translation of Maria Rosa Cutrufelli’s Tina, Mafia Soldier (Canto al deserto: Storia di Tina, soldato di mafia, 1994) will be released by Soho Press on March 7, 2023. On both CrimeReads’ “Most Anticipated… Read more