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From English's Mary Louise Buley-Meissner!
"The Miao People and Chinese Ethnic Tourism: 'Happy Minorities' and Harsh Realities." Co-authored with Vincent K. Her, Dept. of Archaeology and Anthropology, UW - La Crosse. International Journal of the Image 12.1 (2021): 37-43. https://cgscholar.com/bookstore/works/the-miao-people-and-chinese-ethnic-tourism
Michael Leannah, ’00 MA
By Kate Hill Staff Writer Earlier this month, local illustrator Megan Baratta released her first traditionally published children’s book, “Most Days.” Written by Michael Leannah and published by Ti…
From English Professor William Keith;
As the raid on the U.S. Capitol has shown, some kinds of rhetoric can set fire to the world — and it exists in Canada, too. Here's how to tamp it down and focus on positive forms of rhetoric.
Alex Paniagua, ’19 BA
Wisconsin Bankers Association: Announces new government relations and communications staff December 16, 2020 The Wisconsin Bankers Association has filled three key advocacy roles at the state’s largest financial industry trade association. We are pleased to welcome the following new staff members:...
Professor Anne Basting's TED Talk (2020)
Anne Basting is infusing the arts and humanities into the lives and care settings of uncommunicative patients.
Featuring Graduate Student Danielle Harms.
Trust and transparency are key to reducing risk in your pod.
English Professor Elana Levine
‘It seems like a pretty limited way of understanding a girl’s development and growth’
Professor Mark Netzloff has published a book monograph, Agents Beyond the State: The Writings of English Travelers, Soldiers, and Diplomats in Early Modern Europe (Oxford University Press).
The early modern period is often seen as a pivotal stage in the emergence of a recognizably modern form of the state. Agents beyond the State returns to this context in order to examine the literary and social practices through which the early modern state was constituted.
English Professor Michael Wilson shares a poignant moment to highlight his Native American Studies class at UW-Milwaukee, this Native American Heritage Month.
A course at UW-Milwaukee has left many students logging off of online lectures in tears. It is not over how hard it is, but rather the hard truth they are learning about Native American history.
Our Professor Margaret Noodin's piece "Landing Here," selected by Naomi Shihab Nye, made The New York Times Magazine.
Who knows what will happen? Where will we land? How will we spend the winter?
English Professor Mark Netzloff on Shakespeare and the Political Way.
(AGENPARL) -NEW YORK CITY & OXFORD, mar 10 novembre 2020 Shakespeare and the Political Way Elizabeth Frazer Reviews and Awards “This illuminating book analyzes the full range of human relationships, divisions, and conflicts represented by Shakespeare through the lens of political theory. By explor...
Hello colleagues and friends of UWM's Creative Writing Program. Please join us this Friday, November 13th, for our next installment of United We Read. Please email Andrew Kincaid, Coordinator of Creative Writing, to receive the Zoom link. Andrew's email is [email protected]. Link to be sent out on Friday.
UWM College of Letters and Science
UWM Department of English professor Anne Basting and UWM at Waukesha English and Gender Studies professor Ellyn Lem will be talking about their books about aging on Nov.7 as part of the Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books series of online events.
Registration Info at @books_n_co
Kimberly Blaeser (English) has a new bilingual collection of poetry, "Résister en dansant/Ikwe-niimi: Dancing Resistance," published by Éditions des Lisières, France, translation by Béatrice Machet. Congratulations, Kim!
Pour les Amérindiens aujourd'hui, au-delà de tout folklore, préserver et faire vivre la danse, le chant, la communion avec la nature, tout art transmis de générations en générations, est à la fois une guérison et le socle pour la construction d'un monde plus juste.
Featuring Associate Professor Brenda Cárdenas.
Professor Anne Basting bringing people together to fight COVID isolation.
In a pilot program, local artists who've lost work during the pandemic are calling elders weekly for isolation-busting conversations.
Jose Dalisay, ’91 PhD
That was the first name of my aunt, one of the pre-war Bocobo girls in UP and the last of her siblings to pass away, just a few years ago. Its also the last name of my fraternity brod, former comrade, and friend of half a century, Jose Butch Dalisay, whos now in line to be named our National Artist....
Zhanna Slor, '08
Zhanna Slor's debut novel, a unique literary mystery set in Milwaukee's eclectic Riverwest neighborhood during the 2008 recession, weaves together the tale of two immigrant sisters with very different ideas of home. Masha remembers her childhood in the former USSR, but found her life and heart in ...
Peter Burzynski, ’18 PhD
Polonez Restaurant in St. Francis was started by George and Aleksandra Burzynski in 1983. Their son Peter, an MATC English teacher and poet, is helping out.
UWM English Instructor Andy Turner interviews UWM English Alumni and Assistant Professor Derrick Harriell at the University of Mississippi for Wisconsin Public Radio. Derrick discusses his Award-winning short story, "There's a Riot Goin' On," growing up in Milwaukee and his love of poetry, which was discovered at UWM.
Sparked by the fatal police shooting of 23-year-old Sylville Smith, a riot broke out in Milwaukee’s Sherman Park neighborhood in August 2016. As fires raged and shots rang out in his old neighborhood, Derrick Harriell found himself hundreds of miles away in Oxford, Mississippi. His mind and heart ...
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Brenda Cárdenas’ (English) poem, “Nuestra Señora de las Iguanas,” was published on October 7 in Poem-a-Day, a daily digital poetry series produced by the Academy of American Poets. Brenda also has a poem titled “Sweet Sixteen” in the new anthology Grabbed: Poets and Writers on Sexual
Assault, Empowerment, and Healing (Beacon Press, October 2020). Well done, Brenda!
Nuestra Señora de las Iguanas - My warm morning skin bristles / in the jungle hut’s frigid shower
Tonight (10/12), join Professor Kimberly Blaeser in a virtual event marking Indigenous People's Day.
"Indigenous Poetics," poetry readings (Wisconsin Book Festival). RSVP for link.
Associate Professor Tami Williams (English/Film Studies) won the 2020 CNC - Centre National du Cinéma et de l'image animée book award for Germaine Dulac's What is Cinema? the first bilingual collection of writings by the early French feminist and film theorist.
Professor Williams was also interviewed by France Culture (France's NPR) on early feminist filmmaker Germaine Dulac for the 2020 Cannes International Film Festival video spotlight: Mary Pickford, Germaine Dulac, Maya Deren, Euzhan Palcy, Mati Diop : 5 Women Filmmakers.
Germaine Dulac was the first feminist filmmaker and a key figure in the development of the French Avant Garde cinema of the '20s. In the early 1900s, she had been a photographer and writer in two feminist journals, La Fronde and Le Francaise. After World War I there were more opportunities for women...
Professor Kim Blaeser was recently featured by Split This Rock, a poetry organization devoted to justice and social change. Her piece, “Poem on Disappearance,” was presented as Poem of the Week on September 11 and will remain a part of “The Quarry: A Social Justice Poetry Database.” Well done, Kim!
Beginning with our continent, draw 1491: each mountain, compass point Indigenous; trace trade routes, languages, seasonal migrations— don’t become attached. Yes, reshape by discovery, displacement move your pencil point quickly now as if pursued— a cavalry of possession that ...
Richard Grusin’s (English, C21) essay, “Donald Trump’s Evil Mediation,” was translated into German, along with one of his poems, for the publication of Trump and Television: Media, Reality, Affect, Politics (Herbert von Halem, 2020). Congratulations, Richard!
Die Wahl und die Präsidentschaft Donald Trumps weisen auf eine tief greifende Zäsur im Verhältnis von Medien und Politik hin. So scheint sich die Prognose
Bill Keith’s (English) book (co-authored by Robert Danisch, University of Waterloo) Beyond Civility: The Competing Obligations of Citizenship was published by The Pennsylvania State University Press. His interview with Tom Luljak on WUWM’s UWM Today program airs on October 8 at 1:30 p.m. with an encore airing on October 11 at 7:30 p.m. An article based on the book appeared in The Conversation. Well done, Bill!
Politicians and law enforcement engage in uncivil behaviour that undermines democratic society. Civility is a pre-requisite for empathy, and is essential for difficult conversations.
Molly Harris, ’17 BA
THE WRITERS Ron Silliman, Molly Harris, and Fintan Coughlan will read from their works at the September Over The Edge: Open Reading on Zoom.
English Alumni Amber Krueger, '03
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Professor Richard Grusin’s chapter, “No Future: The Study of Culture in the Twenty-first Century,” was published in the book Futures of the Study of Culture: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Global Challenges (De Gruyter, 2020).
English alumni Lorelei Savaryn has a new YA/children’s book from Penguin/Random House.
Reeling after the disappearance of her brother and hurting from her parents’ divorce, Andrea is looking for an escape from her troubles. She finds it in a mysterious circus called “Reverie,” a show featuring tents that house actual dreams – step into this one to leap into flight; choose this...
Congrats to our own Dr. Gretchen Papazian, who was awarded the 2020 Children's Literature Association Award for best scholarly essay in the field of Children's and Young Adult Literature!
The essay in question is "Color Multiculturally: Twenty-First-Century Multicultural Picturebooks, Color(ing) Beyond the Lines" and was published in the journal Children's Literature in 2018.
Professor Michael Z. Newman's thoughts about the NBA bubble.
TV scholar Michael Z. Newman reflects on the similarity between the NBA bubble at Disney World and the classic form of the sitcom.
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