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 …

Get ready for Day of the Badger 2020

Day of the Badger is coming this Spring! What is Day of the Badger? Well, it’s an 1848-minute event for all alumni, students, and friends throughout Badger nation to give to their passion, show their …