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 …