Fall 2007 Events

Thursday, September 27, 2:30pm
(rebroadcast on Sunday, September 30, 7:30pm)
Jason Puskar will be on WUWM talking about his current research.

October 5, 5:30-8:30pm
UWM Union Art Gallery
Maurice Kilwein Guevara will conduct a writing workshop prior to the reading.
Brenda Cardenas, Maurice Kilwein Guevara, Roberto Harrison, and Rios Alvaro Saar, will be readings at Nuestra Palabra Writing Workshop and Poetry Reading, part of Hispanic History Month. This event is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the Roberto Hernandez Center and the UWM English Department Creative Writing Program.

Monday, October 8th, 3:00pm
Susan Firer did a panel at 3:00 and a reading at 7:30 at the Hefter Center with John Koethe, Jim Hazard, Kimberly Blaeser, Chuck Stebelton, James Blessington, Ellen Elder, and Carol Lee Saffioti-Hughes, as part of the 2007 Wisconsin Book Festival.

Monday, October 8th, 7:00pm
Weasler Auditorium, Marquette University
Brenda Cardenas will be one of a number of poets reading for Wisconsin Authors Night II, part of the Wisconsin Book Festival in Milwaukee

Monday, October 8th, 7:00pm
Weasler Auditorium, Marquette University
Rebecca Dunham will be moderating a panel at the Wisconsin Book.

Saturday, October 13th
Susan Firer did a Milwaukee writers reading on October 13 in Madison at The Historical Museum-Capitol Square with Jim Hazard, James Blessington, Matt Cook, Zack Pieper, and Ellen Elder.

Thursday, October 25th, 3:00-4:30pm
Greene Hall, UWM Campus
Jean Thompson, author of the short story collections "Throw Like a Girl" and "Who Do You Love," a National Book Award finalist will give a craft talk.

Thursday, October 25th, 7:30pm
Hefter Center, 3271 Lake Drive
Jean Thompson, author of the short story collections "Throw Like a Girl" and "Who Do You Love," a National Book Award finalist, as well as two recent novels, City Boy and Wide Blue Yonder will read her work.

Friday, November 2nd, 3:00-4:30pm
Curtin Hall 368
Literary Studies faculty presentation: Jason Puskar will discuss his current book project and present a section from it entitled "Maternalist Reform and the Feminization of Accidents: The Case of Crystal Eastman."

Thursday, November 8th , 2:00-3:30pm
Curtin Hall 368
Professor Sandra Gunning, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, will give a lecture entitled, "Samuel Ajayi Crowther and the Meaning of African Return," as a part of the Visiting Scholars Interdisciplinary Series: The Global Modern.

Thursday, November 8, 7:00pm
Schwartz on Downer, 2559 N. Downer Ave.
Susan Firer will launch her new book with a reading Milwaukee Does Strange Things to People: New and Selected Poems 1979-2007.

Thursday, November 15th, 7:30pm
Woodland Pattern Book Center, 720 E. Locust
The Creative Writing Student-Faculty reading series continues with Derrick Harriel, Christi Clancy and Lane Hall. After the reading, The Cream City Review will host a release party for their new siblinghood-themed issue.

Friday, November 30th, 12:00-1:30pm
Curtin Hall 468
Literary Studies reading group: Gwynne Kennedy will lead discussion of pre-circulated critical essays (titles tba) dealing with theories of the emotions. (For copies of the essays, please contact Mark Netzloff (netzloff@uwm.edu) by Monday, 11/26.)

December, December 2, 2008
Brenda Cardenas' upcoming poetry readings include: Woodland Pattern Open House (with other contributors to The City Visible anthology) December 2, 2007.