English Major Awards 2020

Printable awards ceremony program Writing Prizes Chesler Prize for Excellence in Writing Margaret Johnson “Predators as Family: Animal Representation in Anishinaabe Traditional Stories” “Margaret Johnson’s passion for animals and their uncertain fate in our endangered …

Celebration of Graduates, Spring 2020

While we wish we could celebrate in person, UW-Madison English is proud to acknowledge the Class of 2020. Congratulations, seniors—and on, Wisconsin! Printable program Transcript of videos 2020 English Major Awards Welcome Professor Anja Wanner, …

Teju Olaniyan, 1959-2019

The English Department mourns the loss of Teju Olaniyan, Louise Durham Mead Professor of English and Wole Soyinka Professor of the Humanities. Professor Olaniyan was a visionary thinker, a dedicated mentor, and a most beloved colleague and …

Alumna Profile: Emily Brix

  While an undergraduate at UW-Madison, Emily Brix (’16) co-majored in English and Spanish and participated in the Undergraduate Writing Fellows Program. Following graduation, Emily worked as a paralegal in Madison before returning to UW …