Remembering Professor Howard D. Weinbrot

In Memoriam Howard D. Weinbrot  It is with sorrow that the English department announces the death of Howard D. Weinbrot, Ricardo Quintana Professor English, Emeritus and Vilas Research Professor of English, Emeritus.  Professor Weinbrot, who …

Research and Teaching Awards

M Ty has received a Volkswagen Foundation Research Fellowship which will allow them to continue their research in Europe. Josh Calhoun has won a Vilas Associate Award. Amanda Shubert, Jen Plants, and Ralph Grunewald all …

Welcoming New Staff and Faculty

We are lucky to begin the year with several new members of the department. Please join us in welcoming the following people: Erin Polnaszek Boyd is our new full-time undergraduate advisor. She is formally from …

2021 Publishing News and Awards

Several faculty and alumni from our department are receiving book awards and publishing new work. We congratulate their efforts! Amaud Johnson’s book Imperial Liquor is a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle poetry award! Additionally, …

2021 Distinguished Teaching Award Winners

Our department is home to several recent recipients of the Distinguished Teaching Award! This is the highest teaching honor UW-Madison has to bestow on faculty members. We extend congratulations to: Amaud Johnson for winning the Chancellor’s Inclusive …

Chris Logterman 1977-2020

The English Department is mourning the sudden loss 0f Chris Logterman, who joined us last year as our undergraduate advisor. She was a wonderful person to work with and an admirable advocate for students. She …

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, …