Fall 2009 Events

Friday, September 18, 7:00 pm

Student/Faculty Reading
Urban Ecology Center, Campfire Ring, 1500 E. Park Place

Our very own Kara van de Graff, Dan Nowak, Jill Logan and Kevin Browne will read from their work.

Friday, October 2, 3:00-4:30 pm

Composition Forum: "Working Against the 'Right' Interpretation: Teaching Controlling Purpose(s) in First-year Composition"
Curtin 109

Join Paige Conley and Kris Terwelp in a lively discussion about teaching controlling purpose in our composition program curriculum.

Friday, October 9

MFALL Colloquium, 12:00-1:30 pm
Documentary Linguistics: A Fieldtrip to Amazonia
Curtin 118

Elena Mihas will share her research in documentary linguistics, discussing the agenda, methods, and tools of linguistic documentation, using her summer fieldtrip to the Peruvian Amazon as an example.

UWM Graduate School Workshop, 4:30 pm
Mitchell 361

Get Ready, Get Set, Write: " A Guide to Thesis and Dissertation Formatting"

Sunday, October 11, 10:00 am

Panther Prowl

Join Liam Callanan's ceaselessly victorious English Department run/walk fundraising team, The Run-Ons.
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Friday, October 16, 7:00 pm

United We Read student/faculty reading
Bremen Cafe, 901 E. Clarke St.

Rikki Clark, Chris Drew and Aviva Cristy will read from their work.

Tuesday, October 20

UWM is hosting a poetry translation workshop and a bilingual poetry reading by Dolores Dorantes and Laura Solorzano, contemporary Mexican poets, and Jen Hofer, English-language translator and poet.

Poetry Translation Workshop
2:00-3:30 pm
Curtin 368

Bilingual Poetry Reading
7:00 pm
Greene Hall

This program is sponsored by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS), the Roberto Hernandez Center, the Creative Writing Program and the Spanish Department.

Wednesday, November 4, 7:00pm

Susan Firer Reading
Beloit College

Thursday, November 12, 7:00pm

Lorrie Moore Reading
Boswell Books

Saturday, November 14, 12:00pm

Susan Firer Noontime Talk and Reading
New Berlin Library

Susan Firer gives a talk and reads for the Alliance of University Women

Thursday, November 19, 6:30pm

UNITED WE READ: Student/Faculty Reading Series
Woodland Pattern, 720 E. Locust St.

Rebecca Dunham, James Schiller, Camille Banks and Kate Olson will read from their work.

Monday, November 23, 7:00pm

UWM's Distinguished Lecture Series welcomes Edwidge Danticat
UWM Union Wisconsin Room

Join us for an evening with award-winning author, Edwidge Danticat. Danticat is a Haitian-born author who has written several books including her latest, Brother, I'm Dying, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award in 2007. This fall, Danticat became a MacArthur Fellow.

Co-sponsored by the UWM Creative Writing Department

Friday, December 4, 3:00 pm

Fall 2009 Humanities Dissertator Presentations
On Sibling Incest, Conjoined Twins, and Kinks in the Queer Historical Narrative
Curtin 118

Kate Haffey (Literary Studies, English), Susan Kerns (Modern Studies, English), and Brice Smith (Modern Studies, History) will present their work.

Co-sponsored by UWM Department of English and Modern Studies Program